Posts Tagged with "Greg Page"

How Cargill is Saving Humanity… and the World

Thursday, August 30, 2012

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How Cargill is Saving Humanity… and the World

If you made $5 billion clearing a community’s forest and community food garden, polluted and drained their rivers, but gave them a tree and a bucket of clean water in return, would you feel justified saying you’re building healthy communities, preserving rivers and reducing deforestation? Would you pat yourself on the back? Maybe not, but [...]

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Cargill Needs to Come Clean: Demand Transparency

Monday, July 9, 2012

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Cargill Needs to Come Clean: Demand Transparency

With palm oil in half of all products for sale in US grocery stores, we have the right to know the true cost of its production. Cargill is the #1 importer of palm oil into the US, but the company refuses to be transparent about who it does business with. For instance: Is Cargill still [...]

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RAN Delivers Nearly 20,000 Petitions to Cargill HQ

Thursday, May 17, 2012

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RAN Delivers Nearly 20,000 Petitions to Cargill HQ

The major tragedy that is still unfolding in Indonesia’s Tripa rainforest continues to threaten the survival of critically endangered Sumatran orangutans. As over 92 fires smolder, palm oil companies like Cargill are racing to deny the role they’ve played in the destruction and devastation of the Tripa forest. We’ve gathered thousands of petitions to Cargill [...]

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RAN Staff Finds Deforestation And Violence For Palm Oil Unchecked By The RSPO

Friday, December 2, 2011

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RAN Staff Finds Deforestation And Violence For Palm Oil Unchecked By The RSPO

As the 9thAnnual Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) meeting wrapped up on the island of Borneo, the crisis stemming from the uncontrolled expansion of palm oil plantations into rainforests and communities reached a fever pitch. Consider this: In the few days that RAN’s four staff-member delegation attended the RSPO meeting in SE Asia, the [...]

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Cargill Losing Minnesota Community Support Over Rainforest Destruction

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

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Cargill Losing Minnesota Community Support Over Rainforest Destruction

If a place exists where Cargill has spent the time and resources to look as proper as the front row of a church on Sunday, it’s in the wealthy Minnesota suburbs where the quiet giant is headquartered. Unfortunately for everyone else, Minnesota is also the only place (besides the Internet) where Cargill bothers to try [...]

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RAN Invites 100 Cargill Employees to Born To Be Wild

Thursday, April 7, 2011

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RAN Invites 100 Cargill Employees to Born To Be Wild

On the eve of the global premier of Born To Be Wild, we sent this invitation to Cargill CEO Greg Page. We hope he and many of his Cargill employees will take us up on this generous offer! Dear Mr. Page and employees of Cargill, Rainforest Action Network (RAN) and Orangutan Foundation International (OFI) would [...]

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Help RAN Get a Date with Cargill by Sending a Saucy Valentine!

Monday, February 14, 2011

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Help RAN Get a Date with Cargill by Sending a Saucy Valentine!

Valentine’s Day, love or hate it, is a day filled with anxiety. The state of our love lives, whatever they may be, goes under the magnifying glass…Even more so if you’re not quite sure if the object of your affection is going ask you for a date, or even call at all. This year for [...]

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Diggin’ Palm Oil Free Soap

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

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Diggin’ Palm Oil Free Soap

Most of us practice personal hygiene at least every couple of days, and because many contain synthetic chemicals, a portion of those end up in our bodies and in our earth.  For the last few months, I’ve been trying to green-up my beauty routine.  If I wouldn’t put something in my body, why would I [...]

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Mr. Page: Future Generations Are Counting on You

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

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Last week, over a dozen local Twin Cities community members, including members of the Walker Church social justice chapter, children, and concerned parents, paid Mr. Page – Cargill CEO – a visit.  The group went all the way to the CEO’s home in Wayzata, MN to deliver hundreds of letters, many hand-written, from children around [...]

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