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With Greenpeace Warship Stuck at Sea, Consumer Alliance Urges NGO to Halt Pro-Poverty Agenda

Posted: Oct 21, 2010 – 08:12 PM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 21 /CSRwire/ - /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ - In light of Agence France-Presse's reporting today that provisions aboard Greenpeace's Rainbow Warrior are running low after being denied access to the Port of Jakarta last week, Andrew Langer, spokesman for the Consumers Alliance for...

68 Leading Investors Issue Joint Statement Opposing Proposition 23

Posted: Oct 19, 2010 – 03:25 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 19 /CSRwire/ - Sixty-eight major investors collectively managing $415 billion in assets today issued a joint statement urging a "No" vote on Proposition 23, the California ballot initiative that would halt implementation of the state's landmark, bipartisan clean energy law....

Consumers Alliance for Global Prosperity Applauds Indonesian Government for Denying Entry to Greenpeace Warship

Posted: Oct 17, 2010 – 08:37 PM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 17 /CSRwire/ - PRNewswire-USNewswire/- The Consumers Alliance for Global Prosperity (CAGP) today applauds Indonesia's government for denying the Greenpeace warship Rainbow Warrior entry into the Port of Jakarta. The vessel - which is used to instigate civil disobedience, undermine the...

Valero, Tesoro and Occidental Face Shareholder Pressure for California Proposition 23 Support

Posted: Oct 13, 2010 – 12:57 PM EST

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 13 /CSRwire/ - Responding to the oil companies' financial backing for California's controversial Proposition 23, investors today announced they have filed shareholder resolutions with Occidental Petroleum (Occidental), Valero Energy Corp. (Valero) and Tesoro Corporation (Tesoro) requesting Board-level review and oversight...

CAGP to Retailers: Consumers and Developing World Poor Lose From FSC-Certification

Posted: Oct 10, 2010 – 08:21 PM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 10 /CSRwire/ - /PRNewswire/ - As unions, large American paper producers, and green groups collude to keep competitively priced pulp and paper imports out of the US, the Consumers Alliance for Global Prosperity (CAGP) sent a letter to leading retailers...

New Ad Says World Bank Plan Deserts Poor, Restricts Fight Against Hunger

Posted: Oct 07, 2010 – 01:39 PM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 07 /CSRwire/ - PRNewswire-USNewswire/ - An advertisement in today's Politico newspaper accuses the World Bank of turning its back on the poor by withdrawing support for palm oil, a key agricultural crop that feeds over a billion people in Africa,...

California Companies in BICEP Coalition Urge Prop. 23 "No" Vote

Posted: Sep 29, 2010 – 03:56 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Sep. 29 /CSRwire/ - California-based Levi Strauss & Co., eBay Inc., Symantec, Clif Bar & Company and The North Face - all internationally-known brand names - today urged California voters to reject the Proposition 23 ballot initiative. They said it would...

Empires of Collusion: First Shot Fired in Pulp Wars

Posted: Sep 29, 2010 – 12:47 PM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sep. 29 /CSRwire/ - /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ - In a public advocacy shot to be heard literally around the world, the Consumers Alliance for Global Prosperity (CAGP) today released a new report, "Empires of Collusion" and launched the website PulpWars.com. This initiative will...

Tough Enough To Wear Pink(TM) Celebrates Sixth Anniversary With New Goal to Reach $9 Million Mark to Fight Breast Cancer

Posted: Sep 28, 2010 – 02:16 PM EST

NAPA VALLEY, Calif., Sep. 28 /CSRwire/ - /PRNewswire/ - Tough Enough To Wear Pink (TETWP), the grassroots cowboy campaign fighting breast cancer since 2004, celebrates its sixth anniversary this year with a challenge. Hundreds of volunteers and regional rodeos across the U.S. and...

Business Groups Urge Campaign Finance Reform, Say Unlimited Donations Skew Lawmaker Priorities

Posted: Sep 22, 2010 – 09:00 AM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sep. 22 /CSRwire/ - The American Sustainable Business Council called on Congress to pass the Fair Elections Now Act which would stop the corrupting influence of special interest donations and enable legislators to focus on the people’s business rather than on...

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