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The Business of Earth Day: A Valuable Environmental Event or

The money in Earth Day Does Earth Day promote environmental action or is it merely a marketing blitz meant to sell product? The answer is of course both, Earth Day is an event that encourages environmental action throughout the year, it is also a time when marketers think of ways they can find points of […]Read More

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Forest Stewardship Council Sustainable Forestry Standard Comes Under Attack

The world's leading sustainable forestry certification, that of the Forest Stewardship Council or FSC, is little more than a sham, according to an analysis from civil rights group CORE, which claims that the FSC standard results in the loss of threatened and endangered forest and species and entraps small, indigenous groups in a cycle of poverty.Read More

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Weekly Mulch from the Media Consortium: Green Daydreams vs. Reality

By Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium Blogger (reposted with permission) Yesterday, Rep. Ed Markey (D-MA) took Obama administration officials to task for encouraging Americans to believe that the majority of the oil in the Gulf of Mexico had dispersed. People want to believe that everything is OK and I think this report and the way it […]Read More

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Shell Oil’s Environmental Claims Bring Repeated Controversy, Sparks Federal Trade

What classifies as a ‘greenwash’ when companies launch massive campaigns purporting environmental credentials? This is a complex issue which the Federal Trade Commission is currently busy researching ahead of issuing an update of its guidelines for environmental marketinglater in the year. It is of prime importance that clear rules or guidelines are invented. Not only […]Read More