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Shell close to agreement on bribery case

  • 28 October 2011

Shell is close to reaching a settlement with the United States in a bribery case in Nigeria. It is expected that the Anglo-Dutch oil company will receive a 30 million dollar fine. Shell has been charged with the large-scale bribery…


Facebook Gives Green Light to Swedish Data Center

  • 27 October 2011

Has Facebook finally caved to Greenpeace's demands? The social network giant has for the past 18 months been embroiled in an ongoing battle with environmental activists over Facebook's data center expansion plans. Greenpeace wants Facebook to adopt 100 percent renewable…


Une usine de panneaux solaires au Kenya

  • 26 October 2011

La première usine de fabrication de panneaux solaires d’Afrique centrale et de l’Est a ouvert ses portes au Kenya. "Il était temps", s'exclame John Wambua, jardinier. Il est impatient d'avoir accès à  une technologie solaire à  prix abordable. "Je n’ai…


McDonald’s Joins Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil

  • 19 October 2011

McDonald's Corporation (NYSE: MCD) today announced its membership in the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO). This membership represents significant progress in the company's commitment to source palm oil only from RSPO member companies by the end of this year,…


The Patagonia model shows how less can lead to more

  • 17 October 2011

The outdoor clothing company is putting sustainability ahead of profit and asking consumers to 'buy less'. It's a bold strategy, but also a smart way of doing business. Consumers account for over 60% of GDP in both the UK and…

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