Posts Tagged ‘companies’

The government’s latest decision to hive off ONGC’s prime oil/gas fields to foreign companies highly imprudent

To Shri Narendra D ModiPrime Minister Dear Shri Modi, I understand that the government has recently directed ONGC to hive off 60% of its Mumbai High, Bassein & Satellite oil/gas fields to foreign oil companies (https://www.business-standard.com/article/companies/x-121110100853_1.html), ostensibly to enhance hydrocarbons production from those fields. The proposal, in my view, is highly imprudent for the following […]

Why Seed Companies Fear México

Above Photo: Maize drying in San Cristóbal de las Casas, in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas. Mauricio Ramos/IPS. Orange, California – Last month México’s Supreme Court provided hope for biodiversity, especially in the Global South, while flaming fear for seed companies. In a historic step, it ruled for corn advocates and against genetically modified (GMO) corn. The […]

The scary rise of private intelligence companies

While private military security companies (PMSCs) have been subject to some press scrutiny, most infamously after contractors for the company then called Blackwater massacred 17 people and wounded dozens of others in Iraq’s Nissour Square in 2007, rather than making governments wary about privatizing war, the industry has only grown in the years since. The […]

ICO Probes Companies Including Apple, Google

The UK’s data protection regulator contacted 40 companies in the areas of social media, gaming, video, music streaming, including Apple Inc. and Google, Financial Times reports. The Information Commissioner’s Office aims to investigate their interactions with children, including location tracking, personalizing content or advertising, and serving up behavioral nudges, like automatically playing videos endangering children online and […]

Pfizer Agrees To Let Other Companies Make Its COVID-19 Pill

LONDON (AP) — Drugmaker Pfizer Inc. has signed a deal with a U.N.-backed group to allow other manufacturers to make its experimental COVID-19 pill, a move that could make the treatment available to more than half of the world’s population. In a statement issued Tuesday, Pfizer said it would grant a license for the antiviral […]

Not in the national interest to permit private companies to extract and trade atomic minerals in the beach sands of AP, Tamil Nadu and Kerala

 To Shri Rajiv Gauba Cabinet Secretary Govt of IndiA Dear Shri Gauba, I have come across disturbing reports (https://indianexpress.com/article/india/sand-minerals-mining-modi-govt-private-sector-7585816/) that the government is making moves once again to permit private companies to mine and trade atomic minerals located in the beach sands of AP, T. Nadu and Kerala. It appears that this step is a part […]

IBM, Amazon Partner to Extend Reach of Data Tools for Oil Companies

International Business Machines Corp. and Amazon.com Inc.’s Amazon Web Services said on Monday they would work together to extend the reach of a set of tools that oil companies use to manage disparate types of data. Amazon in 2018 worked with Royal Dutch Shell to create a technology to turn data from more than a […]

Natural Asset Companies and the plan to financialize the commons

“The rise of capitalist practice and morality brought with it a radical revision of how the commons are treated, and also of how they are conceived.” -Noam Chomsky Following the COP 26 climate conference in Glasgow, Scotland, which seems at times like an exercise in public relations for the leaders of richer nations who mostly […]

Fossil fuel companies push emissions to pre-pandemic levels

CO2 emissions had declined immensely over the course of the 2020 Covid pandemic all over the planet.  On April 7, 2020, global carbon dioxide emissions plummeted to levels not seen since 2006, according to a study that suggests the coronavirus pandemic might have led to the largest reduction in CO2 ever recorded, reported the Scientific […]

German Companies Creating Segregated Canteens For Vaccinated and Unvaccinated

Senator Rand Paul has promised to once again grill Anthony Fauci this week when the head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases appears in front of a Senate hearing on Thursday. Appearing on Fox Business Sunday, Paul urged “I don’t think Fauci is ever going to admit” to funding deadly gain of […]

Korean Companies in China Being Frustrated in Strict Electricity Restrictions

Korean companies in China have encountered operational difficulties due to strict power use restrictions. For these companies, a Korean expert says, it is useless to plead with Chinese authorities, regardless of the losses they suffer from the policy. Pohang Iron and Steel Co. Ltd (POSCO), a Korean steel giant, recently told the Yonhap News Agency […]

U.S. Drops Donald Trump-Imposed Sanctions Against Two Iran Companies

The Biden administration announced Saturday sanctions imposed by Donald Trump against two Iranian companies that backed Tehran’s illicit nuclear missile programs will be lifted immediately. UPI reports the U.S. Treasury Department removed Mammut Industries and its subsidiary, Mammut Diesel, from its Specially Designated Nationals list. The Trump administration sanctioned the companies in September 2020 along with several shareholders and […]

8 Popular Tea Bag Companies That Contain Illegal Amounts of Deadly Pesticides

Rangitikei Environmental Health Watch Note: Twinings the worst. I posted on their substituting chemical flavouring in lieu of real bergamot in their Earl Grey brand a while back. From livelovefruit.com There’s nothing nicer than sipping on a warm cup of herbal tea on a cold midwinter’s day. But besides being tasty and warming, tea provides […]

Directors Of World’s Top Insurance Companies Tied To Pollution

Above Photo: More than half of all directors sitting on the board of 30 major insurance companies analysed were linked to polluting industries. DeSmog. Analysis found links to Exxon, Koch Industries, and the US Chamber of Commerce, raising concerns about a potential “revolving door,” one campaigner said, between the insurance and fossil fuel industries. Just […]

Majority of directors of world’s top insurance companies tied to polluting industries

Credit: DeSmog Just over half of all directors at 30 of the world’s largest insurance companies have affiliations to polluting companies and organizations, reveals an investigation by DeSmog, including several individuals holding senior roles at some of the world’s largest energy companies. The findings raise concerns over a potential pervasive conflict of interest on the […]

Two Thirds Of Online Posts From Fossil Fuel Companies ‘Greenwashing’

Above Photo: New research shows fossil fuel companies are overwhelmingly promoting their green efforts online. DeSmog. One expert called it a “systematic deceptive marketing campaign designed to interfere with the solution that is necessary to respond to the climate emergency: stopping fossil fuel production.” Nearly two thirds of social media posts put out by six […]

Bowing to pressure, Israeli bus companies remove ads deploring settler violence

An ad campaign by a group of Israeli human rights organizations – Breaking the Silence, Peace Now, Yesh Din, Warriors for Peace and others – demanding that the Defense Minister and Minister of Internal Security put an end to settler violence was removed from major Israeli bus companies Egged and Dan yesterday, October 4. The […]

131 federal judges oversaw cases involving companies in which they or their families owned stock

By Debra Cassens Weiss September 29, 2021, 10:37 am CDT  Image from Shutterstock. A Wall Street Journal investigation has found that 131 federal judges oversaw 685 court cases in the last decade involving companies in which they or their families owned stock. The conflict is a violation of U.S. law and judicial ethics, the newspaper […]

Big Pharma Companies Stand To Make Billions From Covid Vaccine Boosters

The covid booster shots could mean billions of dollars in profits forbig pharma companies like Pfizer and Moderna. According to the Associated Press (AP): “Billions more in profits are at stake for some vaccine makers as the U.S. moves toward dispensing COVID-19 booster shots to shore up Americans’ protection against the virus,” the report added: […]

Report: Companies Stand to Make Billions Off Coronavirus Booster Shots

The advent of coronavirus booster shots could rake in billions of dollars in profits for companies like Pfizer and Moderna, according to the Associated Press (AP). “Billions more in profits are at stake for some vaccine makers as the U.S. moves toward dispensing COVID-19 booster shots to shore up Americans’ protection against the virus,” reported […]

Italy Orders Companies Not to Pay Unvaccinated Workers

The Italian government has passed a decree applying to both the private and public sector ordering companies to withhold pay from workers who refuse to take the COVID-19 vaccine. The decree mandates that all employees get the vaccine ‘green pass’, which led to questions about what would happen to the millions of Italians who remain […]

Top 5 meat and dairy companies match Exxon in greenhouse gas emissions

A Meat Atlas 2021 graphic shows greenhouse gas emissions of leading meat and milk firms. Bartz / Stockmar / CC-BY 4.0 The world’s five biggest meat and dairy companies emit the same volume of greenhouse gases as fossil fuel giant ExxonMobil. That’s just one of many shocking figures from the Meat Atlas 2021, a comprehensive look at the meat industry released by […]

China Credits Big U.S. Companies for Biden Cave to Huawei

China’s state-run Global Times on Wednesday credited pressure from big U.S. corporations for pushing the Biden administration to approve the sale of computer chips to China’s Huawei for use in advanced vehicle components. The Global Times cited only “Chinese analysts” for its contention, not American government or business sources. Huawei itself did not offer a […]

Pfizer’s CEO Albert Bourla says NOPE! to getting his companies vaccine!

Pfizer’s CEO will wait to get a Covid-19 vaccine, and says company executives won’t “cut the line”August 11, 2021 He’s actually saying “I won’t touch this vaccine with a 10-foot pole.” So would you? Pfizer’s CEO Albert Bourla. Pfizer executives, including its CEO Albert Bourla, won’t “cut the line” to get a COVID-19 vaccine, Bourla told […]

Facebook Covid vaccine Fact-Checkers are funded by vaccine companies. RT

It has just been discovered that the Facebook Covid vaccine Fat-Checkers are funded by vaccine companies. 2 min video: https://odysee.com/@UrbeOscura:8/video_2021-07-30_22-16-15:3 If you like our work please consider to donate: Share this: Like this: Like Loading… Source

GOP Senators Urge SEC to Investigate Chinese Companies on American Stock Exchanges

A group of Republican lawmakers are urging the chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Gary Gensler, to investigate Chinese companies listed on U.S. stock exchanges, after “billions of dollars were snatched” from American investors following a crackdown on firms by officials in China. Senators John Kennedy (R-La.) Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska), Marsha Blackburn […]

Big Tech Companies Agree To Work Together In Internet Freedom Crackdown

A new initiative launched by cybersecurity experts encourages companies to create a system that makes it easier for people to be reported to their employers for “online abuse.” The new program is called Respect in Security and was created by Trend Micro’s Rik Ferguson and Red Goat Cyber Security’s Lisa Forte. According to Forte, the […]

Iranian knowledge-based companies attending Russian aviation and space expo

Iranian knowledge-based companies attending Russian aviation and space expo – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Thirty Iranian knowledge-based companies have participated in the 15th International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2021, which opened in Russia on July 20 and will run through July 25. The Iranian delegation aims to showcase their scientific achievements and expand foreign markets by […]

NZ electricity companies drained water off the hydro lakes to keep prices high

From seemorerocks.is Jacinda Adern likes to play pretend that we are all going to be driving electric cars (or at least those who have not been eliminated or forced into poverty) without once asking the question where all this electricity is going to come from. The answer is either COAL or the economy will be […]

Study reveals over a £1 million in payments from pharma companies to All-Party Parliamentary Groups

New research published in PLOS One suggests there is a significant lack of transparency in corporate funding to APPGs. Press release Published on Sunday 27 June 2021 The new research is published in PLOS One. Image Credit: AdobeStock. Sixteen of the 146 health-related All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) in the Houses of Parliament (UK) received over […]

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