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The Business Ethics Network trains and empowers activists and community leaders to hold companies responsible for their behavior on social justice and environmental protection. ForestEthics is a leading campaign organization challenging and engaging corporations to protect communities, endangered forests, and wildlife. Now, in a move that will dramatically expand the capacity of the corporate responsibility movement, weíre excited to announce that ForestEthics has become the new home of the Business Ethics Network (BEN). [more information on our new partnership]

More Cash in More Party Pots? Senate Language Could Help Parties ó and the Very Rich [12.11.14]
Yes, the 2002 McCain-Feingold law took away their unlimited soft money donations. And true, Citizens United and other court decisions left them feeling like 98-pound-weaklings as mighty super PACs and other outside groups sprung up around them and ... [Read More]
International Tribunal Demands GM Maize Ban in Mexico [12.11.14]
DEC 11, 2014, MEXICO CITY?The Mexican Chapter of the Permanent Peoples' Tribunal has called on the Mexican government to ban the planting of genetically modified (GM) maize in the country. The decision cited the importance of maize as one of three ... [Read More]
United Victims of Benetton: Clean Clothes Campaign [12.11.14]
The collapse of the Rana Plaza factory building in Bangladesh is the worst ever industrial accident to hit the garment industry. On April 24, 2013, the Rana Plaza building came crashing down, killing 1,138 people and leaving thousands more injured. [Read More]
Ecuador indigenous leader found dead days before planned Lima protest [12.07.14]
The body of an indigenous leader who was opposed to a major mining project in Ecuador has been found bound and buried, days before he planned to take his campaign to climate talks in Lima. The killing highlights the violence and harassment facing ... [Read More]
ALEC Fumes: Transparency Threatens Corporate Free Speech! [12.07.14]
After spending hundreds of millions of undisclosed funds on state and federal elections, the corporate members of the American Legislative Exchange Council are demanding that state legislators preserve their "right" to anonymously spend money on ... [Read More]
Mission Creep-y: Google Is Quietly Becoming One of the Nationís Most Powerful Political Forces While Expanding Its Information-Collection Empire [11.16.14]
Google is so rapidly expanding both its information-collecting capabilities and its political clout that it could become too powerful to be held accountable, a new Public Citizen report finds. ?Mission Creep-y: Google Is Quietly Becoming One of the ... [Read More]
Iím ready to strike! [11.16.14]
I want to send a message to Walmart: it?s time to stop bullying Associates who speak out! No one should have to risk their jobs to speak the truth to Walmart. If Walmart doesn?t stop trying to bully Associates, I will join associates across the ... [Read More]

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