Tuesday, April 18, 2006

Show 13: Coca Cola & Human Rights

Coca Cola faces human rights and environmental charges in India and Columbia. Amnesty International targets Yahoo for cooperating with Chinese government to jail a dissident. Guests include Amit Srivastava of the India Resource Center, Camilo Romero Students Against Sweatshops, Kari Bjorhus of Coca Cola, Ann Corbett and Simon Billeness of Amnesty International.


Coke in India

Coke in Columbia:

Coca Cola Environmental Report

Thanks to Stephen Post for editing of this program!

Wednesday, April 05, 2006

Show 12: Shareholders Ask Corporations to Do The Right Thing

Annual shareholder meetings in April and May are a time to press companies to do the right thing on environment and human rights. CWR discusses shareholder fights at DuPont(toxic chemicals), Dow Chemical(Bhopal), Whole Foods(toxics in products), CVS and others. A report back on a public conversation at the American Bar Association with a Chevron lawyer regarding their potential pollution liabilities in Ecuador. Guests include Julie Gozan of Amalgamated Bank and Andrew Shalit of Green Century Capital Management.