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How activism forced Nike to change its ethical game

Many large corporations have built factories in developing countries such as China, where they can get away with paying workers little to nothing for long working hours and harsh working conditions. One company that came under fire for sweatshops was Nike, who moved their factories from the US to Taiwan, Vietnam, China and South Korea to bypass US working regulations. Campaigns spread word about Nike’s child labour and unethical practices, damaging their reputation and forcing them to repair…

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New legislation means IRR uplift for Rame Energy’s Chilean wind project - http://www.directorstalk.com/new-legislation-means-irr-uplift-rame-energys-chilean-wind-project/ - #RAME

The NYC Economic Development Corporation has approved the development of the Lowline, soon to be the world's first underground park. In a few years you'll be able to walk into an abandoned Manhattan trolley tunnel filled with exotic flora from around the world, all sustained by natural sunlight channeled into the cavern by an intricate arrangement of solar collectors, mirrors, and a transparent tube system.

Norway has the largest budget surpluses in the developed world and no net national debt. Norway's miracle was built upon the highest corporate tax in the world, a wealth tax, and a 78% tax on oil profits.

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You’ll discover how the Indigenous Land Corporation provides economic development, employment and training for Aboriginal people – and how your visit can help: https://www.trafalgar.com/choose-trafalgar/trafalgar-cares

OEDC "Investing in People and Projects" (Omaha Economic Development Corporation), offices on N 24th Street in North Omaha, coffee mug.

Honda Cars of Rockwall would like to congratulate the Rockwall Economic Development Corporation who had their luncheon today celebrating over 20 years helping develop to the Rockwall community!

With #TEXRail, expansions at the Gaylord Texan Hotel, the new Kubota Tractor Corporation headquarters, and a 250-unit apartment and retail center breaking ground, there's a LOT of economic development happening in #GrapevineTX!

Investment Commission(NIC) Android App - playslack.com , Iraq is changing rapidly and as life is returning to normal, so too is economic activity. The country has entered a new, positive phase. Demand for goods and services is growing, and the country is proving why many believe it to be one of the world's most attractive markets. Iraq offers almost unparalleled opportunities to international corporations and investors. At the same time, Iraq can finally benefit from foreign investment…