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Coca-Cola Not Culprit Behind Rising Obesity
2012-06-19 13:55:38

It´s in our human nature to play the blame game when things go awry, and in recent news, Coca-Cola has spoken up to let Americans know it´s not their fault the country is growing fatter. Coca-Cola CEO Muhtar Kent expressed to the Wall Street Journal in an interview on Monday that his company is not responsible for the rise in obesity in the U.S. "This is an important, complicated societal issue that we all have to work together to provide a solution," Kent told Wall Street...

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...

2010-11-03 17:23:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Muhtar Kent, CEO of The Coca-Cola Co., will speak at a National Press Club luncheon on Dec. 2, 2010. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO) Kent, who is also the company's chairman, will speak about the company's turnaround potential for the North American market, where sales volume rose 2 percent in the third quarter. The increase was just the second...

2010-09-22 10:54:00

Commitment made at highest levels to end child hunger NEW YORK, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Joining US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Ireland's Minister for Foreign Affairs Micheal Martin for the launch of the joint American-Irish initiative "1000 Days: Change a Life, Change the Future," Tom Arnold, CEO of the international humanitarian organization Concern Worldwide, said that, "We have the political momentum at the international level, but this has to be married to...


Word of the Day
kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'