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Bain Capital Buys 50 Percent Stake in TOMS Shoes

Bain Capital has agreed to purchase a 50 percent ownership stake of TOMS Shoes--a good thing for the one-for-one business model?
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640,000+ Favorable Comments on SEC Petition for Greater Corporate Political Transparency

In 2011, ten professors of law sent a petition to the SEC, urging it to require corporations to disclose all significant political spending…
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Economic Benefits of EPA Regulations Vastly Outweigh the Costs

During the 2012 Presidential campaign, Mitt Romney claimed that the EPA was a tool President Obama was using to crush the American private…
Eliminating tax havens and corporate loopholes could nurture small business, strengthen the middle class and grow the economy.

Poll Shows Most Small Business Owners Oppose Offshore Tax Havens

A recent poll conducted by the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) and Main Street Alliance (MSA) found some 85 percent of small business…
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Business Owners Stoop to Blatant Voter Intimidation

Several large business owners who employ thousands have sent emails telling their employees what will happen to their businesses and jobs if they…
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The Future of Coal Shows Continued Decline

As You Sow, just released an update to their 2011 white paper on The Financial Risks of Investments in Coal.
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On Taxes, More Than 47% Will Question Why Vote For Mitt Romney

Why vote for Mitt Romney? Mitt hit the fan this week with his comment that 47 percent of Americans will not vote for…
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Navigating the Government-Industry Nexus

What is the role of government in business? These two forces dominate society and interact in complex ways, sometimes partners, other times as…
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What Will Be the Fate of Sustainability After November?

We're already behind the rest of the world on development of renewables. If Romney wins, it will get a lot worse.
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Romney Energy Plan a Massive Pipeline Dream

Mitt Romney released his energy plan today, and touted it as an ambitious agenda to free the United States completely off of overseas…
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What Exactly Does Paul Ryan Bring to the Party?

Where does Paul Ryan stand on the issues? Pro-business, pro-oil, and anti-women, anti-middle class and a climate denier.
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Was Bain & Co a Better Company After Romney Left?

Bain Capital has been criticized for its actions after Romney left, but what Bain & Company did after Romney left is even more…

Romney Gets Sustainable Fisheries Right, Then Wrong

You would think that Mitt Romney, as the former governor of a coastal state would have a better handle on the fishing industry.…
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Obama: Focus on Climate Change to Bolster the Economy

Who ya gonna call on climate change?
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10 Green Lessons from the Sustainable Operations Summit

The Sustainable Operations Summit in New York, featured many interesting and smart people, from President Bill Clinton to Amory Lovins, talking about the…