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The Heroes: Companies Supporting GMO Labeling Deserve to Be on Your Shopping List

October 28, 2014 | By

Food and Agriculture, Food and Health, Genetically Engineered Food, GMOs, Organic and Sustainable Business, Socially Responsible and Sustainable Business, Sustainability

CO-yes-on-105-headerIn Colorado, while multi-billion-dollar, multinational corporate opponents have pumped nearly $17 million into the state to try to defeat Prop. 105, the 2014 ballot initiative to label GMO foods, the grassroots Yes on 105 side has raised just under $1 million in campaign funding.

The Yes on 105 campaign is using these funds – contributed by hundreds of Colorado residents, and a small group of … Read more »

Steven

The Zeroes: Who Is Funding the Anti-GMO Labeling Side in Colorado?

October 28, 2014 | By

Commentary, Food and Agriculture, Food and Health, Genetically Engineered Food, GMOs, Natural, Organic & LOHAS Market Research & Trends, Organic and Sustainable Business

Yeson105Right2Know_CO_Logo copySeeking to crush a groundswell movement in America to label genetically modified foods, a small group of multi-billion-dollar pesticide, biotech and Big Food corporations have poured nearly $17 million into Colorado in September and October 2014 to try to defeat Proposition 105, a grassroots voter initiative to label GMO foods that has raised less than $1 million. These out-of-state corporations are literally outspending the underdog … Read more »

Steven

Colorado is Underdog in GMO Labeling Election Battle

October 22, 2014 | By

Food and Agriculture, Food and Health, Genetically Engineered Food, GMOs

With more than $25 million poured in to defeat statewide GMO labeling ballot initiatives in 2014, a small cabal of multi-national biotech, pesticide and junk food companies seeks to buy the elections in Colorado and Oregon.

2098-CO-yeson105-200x200Seeking to crush a groundswell movement in the U.S. to label genetically modified (GMO) foods, a small group of multi-billion-dollar pesticide, biotech and junk food companies have poured more … Read more »

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Green Jobs: Resources for Jobs and Careers in Natural, Organic and Sustainable Products

March 13, 2014 | By

Food and Agriculture, Food and Health, Green Jobs, Natural, Organic & LOHAS Market Research & Trends, Organic and Sustainable Business, Socially Responsible and Sustainable Business, Sustainability

Green job and career resources in the natural, organic and sustainable products industryA lot of folks ask us about resources for finding jobs and career opportunities in the $300 billion LOHAS market, i.e., the “Lifestyles of Health and Sustainability” market for natural, organic, eco-friendly, and socially and environmentally responsible products and services.

There are a lot of great companies and NGOs in the LOHAS market, from organic food to renewable energy and from yoga to green building. … Read more »

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Horst Rechelbacher: Game Changer in Natural and Organic Cosmetics, 1941 – 2014

February 17, 2014 | By

At the Epicenter: Conversations in Natural, Commentary, Food and Agriculture, Organic and Sustainable Business, Socially Responsible and Sustainable Business, Sustainability, Video

Horst Rechelbacher Head ShotThis post is dedicated to Horst Rechelbacher, founder of Aveda and a game changer in the cosmetics world advocating for beauty products that are healthier for people and the planet. Horst also founded Intelligent Nutrients, a line of impeccable body care products so organic and clean you could eat them. Horst passed away peacefully at his home in Osceola, WI, on Feb. 15, 2014, … Read more »