This is a talk on Zoom about my new book, Let’s Ask Marion.
6:30 at the Jewish Community Center. Information and registration (required for Zoom link) here.
Oxfam is an international relief and development organization. It is concerned about what the top ten global food companies—Associated British Foods, Coca Cola, Danone, General Mills, Kellogg, Mars, Mondelez, Nestlé, Pepsico and Unilever—are doing about social and environmental policies to:
Oxfam finds the Big Ten companies to rank from so-so to poor on these measures. The overall results?
Oxfam intends to monitor companies’ responses and to adjust scores accordingly. It will have plenty of work to do.
Does Oxfam think companies will voluntarily take actions that might reduce their bottom lines? Will its scorecard encourage voluntary action? I’m not optimistic.
The first company to respond, Associated British Foods, terms Oxfam’s charges “ridiculous.”