Oceana North America. NRDC's Save BioGems: The Place to Save Wildlife and Wildlands. Stop Waste Management by Government and Consumer Boycott. Friends of the Earth. Index. Homepage. Baku Ceyhan Campaign. Friends of the Earth. Environmental Defense Fund - Finding the Ways That Work. World Bank Bonds Boycott. Teamsters Join Boycott, Become 7th International Union to Endorse Campaign OCTOBER 8 -- The International Brotherhood of Teamsters signed onto the World Bank Bonds Boycott on October 3, at a meeting of its International Executive Board.
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters, with 1.4 million members, is one of the largest labor unions in the world. The Teamsters join six other international unions that have adopted the boycott, including the American Postal Workers Union (APWU), the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU), the Communication Workers of America, and the United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers (UE). In addition to these international unions, the Wisconsin State AFL-CIO, 7 central labor councils, and several UAW, AFSCME and Steelworker locals have adopted the boycott.
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But as a new report shows, cleaning up an oil spill in the pristine Arctic Ocean would be next to impossible. Read moreBringing Balance to the Bering Sea This week in Seattle billboards and posters are popping up with a message for companies that profit from the sale of our ocean wildlife. Greenpeace, Mission Blue, and Marine Conservation Institute — three organizations committed to protecting important ocean places — have joined up to tell supermarkets that we need their help to protect special ocean places, like America’s Grand Canyons in the Sea. Read moreThe Koch Primary (and what it means for climate) Moles - Your Skin Mole Removal Experts. Native Forest Network.
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“At this point it seems the board wants to limit public participation, access and voice. That would be a huge step backward.” . . . “Many members of the board from developed countries have said they don’t want to talk about potential sources for the public money, and have focused instead on how to leverage private capital,” the Institute for Policy Studies’ Redman told IPS from Berlin . . . Further, when the GCF does engage with the private sector, she cautions, the focus should be not on major multinational investors but rather on local actors interested in developing sustainable national economies.
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