Koch Industries: CSR & Sustainability News

Koch companies are involved in refining, chemicals and biofuels; forest and consumer products; fertilizers; polymers and fibers; process and pollution control equipment and technologies; commodity trading and services; minerals; ranching; and investments.

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Buycott: Transformative App for the Responsible Consumer

A free new smartphone app called Buycott has become an instant hit, by enabling shoppers to access information on a product's corporate parentage.
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ALEC Looking to Turn the Clock Back on Renewables

The Electricity Freedom Act is nothing more than a shameless attempt to repeal Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) legislation in any and all of…
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What a Gas: Koch Brothers May Get the Last Laugh After All

The green blogs were buzzing last week with news of a new bombshell report that affirms the role of human activity in global…
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Oil, Money, and Influence, Continued

I was surprised at how some people took exception to last week’s post which covered the story from Carbon Brief about how nine…
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Wisconsin Bill Could Hand Utility Rights to Koch Brothers

By Dave Best   Can the State of Wisconsin sell off its public utilities to its corporate donors for pennies on the dollar without…

California’s Prop 23 Would Put the Brakes on Clean Energy

By William A. Sundstrom With the state’s unemployment rate stuck at around 12 percent, many Californians are suffering and desperate for a paycheck.…
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Koch Brothers Behind “Healthy Formaldehyde” Campaign

Now the Koch brothers and their cronies are behind an organization that attempts to convince the public that formaldehyde is safe.

Koch Industries Funding Fight Against Climate Change Law, Via Subsidiary

The Yes on 23 Committee, a.k.a. the California Jobs Initiative, a.k.a. the November ballot initiative Proposition 23 which would suspend AB32, California’s climate…

Oil Tycoons Caught Sneaking Millions to Groups Spreading Climate Change Doubt

A recent report by Greenpeace revealed that between 1998-2007, the company channeled funds on the order of $50 million to a number of…

Smithsonian Dragged into Climate Denial Controversy

The controversy over Koch Industries’ support for groups that deny the existence of climate change has metastasized. On Thursday, blogs Think Progress and…