Latest Criticism of Coca-Cola Stories

2014-06-27 00:20:23

HARBIN, China, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Coca-Cola officially kicked off its new green plant construction in South Harbin Industrial City today. The new plant represents a US$100 million (RMB 620 million) investment and is part of the three-year, US$4 billion investment plan in 2012-2014 that underscores The Coca-Cola Company's confidence in and commitment to China. Qu Lei, Deputy Mayor of Harbin, Martin Jansen, Regional Director for China & Southeast Asia of Coca-Cola...

2014-04-21 23:02:25

In a report issued today, Corporate Campaign, Inc. (CCI) charges that, "The case of Coca-Cola, is a prime example of how the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) movement has been co-opted by the very corporations whose harmful policies and practices the movement is trying to monitor and reform.” The report, an open letter to the Calvert Group and the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR), makes public CCI's response to their designation of Coca-Cola as...

2012-05-04 23:02:05

Attorney Thomas J. Henry forces Coca Cola to face a corporate responsibility challenge after cell phone distraction injury case. Corpus Christi, Texas (PRWEB) May 04, 2012 Coca Cola Refreshments USA, Inc. today faces a corporate responsibility challenge after Corpus Christi jury awards in excess of 21 Million Dollars in a cell phone distraction injury case heard in the County Court at Law No. 2 in Nueces County, Case No. 10-61510-2. Two law firms came together to bring the cell phone...

2011-07-14 23:00:00

TOKYO, July 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Coca-Cola Japan Reconstruction Fund has decided to contribute 1.5 billion yen to the rebuilding of public elementary and junior high schools, with the funds being extracted from the 2.5 billion yen collected for reconstruction of the affected areas in the Great East Japan Earthquake. With an eye towards expanding renewable energy in Japan, the Fund supports cleaner energy in the reconstruction of the affected schools by providing funding for the...

2010-12-20 13:26:00

The Coca-Cola Foundation Awards Over $19 Million to Communities Across the U.S. and Canada in 2010 ATLANTA, Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coca-Cola Foundation, the philanthropic arm of The Coca-Cola Company, has awarded grants totaling $4 million to 38 organizations across the U.S. and Canada in the fourth quarter of 2010. In line with the Foundation's commitment to building sustainable communities throughout the U.S. and Canada, this grant funding will help support local...

2010-11-09 13:00:00

The Department of Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and Coca-Cola executives help launch the first-ever permanent recycling program on the National Mall ATLANTA, Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Coca-Cola wants YOU... to please recycle when you visit the National Mall. One year after announcing an investment of more than one million dollars in the National Park System in partnership with the National Parks Service, National Park Foundation and the Trust for the National Mall, Coca-Cola helped...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.