Posts Tagged with "bunge"

Bunge Shareholder Meeting Update

Monday, May 11, 2009

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Great report back from Samantha Corbin, who attended Bunge’s shareholder meeting last Friday! “I’m more of a party crasher than someone who gets an engraved invitation. Certainly so when the party is the shareholder meeting of a billion-dollar multinational corporation like Bunge, one of the largest argribusiness and food companies in the world and a [...]

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Conservation Corp.: Enviros Ally with Big Grain Traders

Thursday, September 25, 2008

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(from multinationalmonitor.org – more than an interesting read. One of the best articles and analyses dealing with the problems of the ABC’s of Rainforest Destruction – and the relationships between the big companies and the big NGO’s – and the folks on the ground fighting to protect their communities and the integrity of the environment [...]

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Bunge CEO Makes No Offer of Date or Flyover (Not Yet)

Friday, May 23, 2008

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Bunge was clearly expecting us. When Judson Barros (director of the NGO FUNAGUS in Piauí, Brazil) and I entered the Sofitel and walked to the check-in for the shareholder meeting, they treated us like VIP’s that they were expecting. The three people at the table looked at our proxy letters and one mumbled, “Oh, yes, [...]

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Take action for food sovereignty on January 26th

Thursday, January 17, 2008

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On Saturday, January 26th, the Rainforest Agribusiness campaign will be joining hundreds of thousands of people across the world in a day of action being called by the World Social Forum. Along with Via Campesina–a global farmers’ movement that represents over 100 million farmers around the world–and other organizations worldwide, the rainforest agribusiness campaign is [...]

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ADM, Bunge, Cargill: the ABCs of Rainforest Destruction

Wednesday, October 10, 2007

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Today, the Rainforest Action Network turned up the heat on US Agribusiness giants ADM, Bunge, and Cargill. Early this morning, when employees arrived at the Chicago Board of Trade, they were met with a massive banner, reading: “ADM, Bunge, Cargill: the ABCs of Rainforest Destruction.” Watch the banner drop here. We’re stepping it up and [...]

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Wake Up, ADM, Bunge, and Cargill!

Tuesday, October 9, 2007

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This morning the RAN’s Rainforest Agribusiness campaign officially launched with a full-page ad in the Chicago Tribune, holding the agribusiness giants responsible for warming our planet for corporate profit. From Indonesia to Brazil, Paraguay to Papua New Guinea, US agribusiness giants ADM, Bunge, and Cargill have been involved in the clearing of pristine tropical rainforests [...]

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RAN’s agribusiness campaign confronts the ABCs of rainforest destruction

Thursday, September 6, 2007

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Last week, our soon-to-be-launched agribusiness campaign put Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) on notice that it needs to answer for its role in rainforest destruction. This week, we sent similar letters to agribusiness giants Cargill and Bunge, telling them they, too, must be held accountable for the environmental havoc and human rights violations associated with their [...]

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