Posts in Environmental Health
Roundup Revealed: Glyphosate in Our Food System

Glyphosate, the key ingredient in the widely used herbicide Roundup®, has sparked a battle over the future of food. Over the past decade, it has become the most widely used and heavily applied herbicide in history.

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Green Muni Bonds Playbook

The U.S. branch of the Green City Bonds Coalition, a group of global organizations working to facilitate green bond expansion, has released The Green Muni Bonds Playbook. This fifteen page report provides guidance for cities and other public entities that issue municipal bonds to pay for infrastructure such as energy, water and transportation. It describes the state of the market, the benefits of issuing green bonds, how the market defines what is green and the steps cities need to take to access this growing market. It also includes case studies from a number of cities.

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Slipping Through the Cracks: an Issue Brief on Nanomaterials in Foods

Slipping Through the Cracks is designed to inform companies, investors, and consumers about the emerging use of engineered nanomaterials in food and food related products. It highlights the potential risks of nanotechnology for companies who are knowingly or unknowingly using it in their products and for public health.

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Sourcing Framework for Food and Food Packaging Products Containing Nanomaterials

As You Sow’s first-of-its-kind framework is designed to help food companies make informed decisions regarding sourcing products containing nanomaterials.

 

 

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    Monsanto & Genetic Engineering: Risk for Investors

    The controversy over genetically modified food has the potential to result in large-scale market and consumer backlash, which together pose material risks for investors of companies using GMOs. These material risks include the potential for financial liability if their company’s products result in environmental or health problems.

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      Risky Business: Financial Risks that Genetically Engineered Foods Pose to Kraft Foods, Inc. and Shareholders

      The controversy over genetically modified food has the potential to result in large-scale market and consumer backlash, which together pose material risks for investors of companies using GMOs. These material risks include the potential for financial liability if their company’s products result in environmental or health problems.

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      Genetically Engineered Food and Financial Risk

      The controversy over genetically modified food has the potential to result in large-scale market and consumer backlash, which together pose material risks for investors of companies using GMOs. These material risks include the potential for financial liability if their company’s products result in environmental or health problems.

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