child labor

Cross Pollution and Child Labor Off Your Grocery List

Take a look at the receipts in your wallet. They show what you paid for the items you bought, but what's missing are the true costs -- to people and the environment. But, good news: Sustainable and fair trade products don't have to cost you more. Consider, for example, a banana ...

Vote for America's Biggest 'Corporate Fool'

As April 1 approaches, Green America wants you to help it choose the "Biggest Corporate Fool" of 2012 -- the worst offender in the realm of business shenanigans. You've probably heard of most of the nominees -- but the behavior they're being called out for may be news to you.

Hershey Starts Adding More Conscience to its Chocolate

Hershey has been disturbingly lax in addressing abusive child labor practices in the Africa's cocoa industry, and recently, over 100,000 consumers let the company know they're not pleased. Now the chocolatier is changing its ways -- just in time.

Victoria's Secret Busted for Undies With an Ugly Past

The Victoria's Secret chain has a secret, all right, and it's a dirty one. Its undies that are purported to be made with "fair trade" organic cotton actually utilize some unseemly labor practices in the early stages of the supply chain.

Jon and Kate in trouble with the law?

Until recently, Jon and Kate Gosselin were this decade's answer to "The Brady Bunch." Now, they are considered more like the "Addams Family," The...