Last week it was reported that some Kiwisaver funds invested in munitions and tobacco companies. This prompted a lot of comment about ‘ethical investments’.
An ODT editorial looks at… 882 more words
“‘Clexit’ (Climate Exit) has formed in an effort to similarly withdraw countries from the successful international climate treaty forged last year in Paris. … Clexit leaders are heavily involved in tobacco and fossil fuel-funded organizations, in what’s become known as ‘the web of denial.'” ( 25 more words
This post deviates a bit from the usual GA flying posts but hopefully will be a point for pondering for those lucky enough to be a member of the GA family. 1,253 more words
The European Union and the USA have been negotiating the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) behind closed doors since 2013. Negotiators kept insisting that their secret talks would work in the best interest of the public and the environment. 1,293 more words