Posts Tagged with "corporate activism"

Breaking New Video: Inside the Cargill Lock Down

Thursday, May 13, 2010

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Last week 10 activists entered Cargill’s private executive mansion, known as the Lake Office, with a special delivery for CEO Greg Page and the other top executives that run Cargill operations worldwide from this secretive chateau in the suburbs of Minneapolis, MN. See video of the delivery for yourself: As the largest privately owned corporation [...]

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General Mills Under National Fire: New York to Minnesota

Sunday, May 2, 2010

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Last week was a busy one for General Mills, finding themselves increasingly under public scrutiny.  Not only are hundreds of children across the country now pressuring the company to get the palm oil out of their Cheerios, but during the 2010 Edison Awards in New York while receiving a gold award for their “Gluten Free [...]

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General Mills: Stop Fossil Foolin’ Around!

Friday, April 2, 2010

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In Fossil Fools Day spirit, a dozen palm oil activists and one endangered orangutan protested General Mills’ use of rainforest-destroying palm oil in front of a San Francisco Safeway yesterday, on the eve of the second National 350-community strong Palm Oil Action Week.   In dozens of states, groups of concerned community members are hitting the [...]

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Warning: General Mills Destroys Rainforests

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

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My alarm went off at 6:15am this morning and the excitement of butterflies in my stomach reminded me that the launch date had finally arrived! After four hours of sleep and months of preparations, I met up with 41 local Twin Cities community members concerned about palm oil’s contribution to tropical deforestation, global climate change, [...]

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