Category Archives: Greenwashing

The Union Of Concerned Scientists Are Getting The Message Out

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This Doesn’t Sound Like Greenwashing – Philips’ Econova TV Uses Less Energy

"Philips’ 42" Econova television consumes just 40W in its ‘eco’ mode and includes a solar-powered remote control"

Hershey And Fair Trade – New Report

According the Global Exchange Report —

"Hershey has no policies in place to purchase cocoa that has been produced without the use of labor exploitation, and the company has consistently refused to provide public information about its cocoa sources. Additionally, Hershey has made no move to shift to third-party certification for the cocoa that it sources from West Africa. No information is available from Hershey about how the money it has invested in various programs in West Africa has actually impacted reductions in forced, trafficked, and child labor among the suppliers of its cocoa. Finally, Hershey’s efforts to further cut costs in its cocoa production has led to a reduction in good jobs in the United States."

Hershey's Syrup, circa 1950s

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