Two and a half years after the earthquake, the reconstruction effort includes an industrial park that risks benefiting foreign companies more than Haiti itself.

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  • Bayview Hunters Point Environmental Justice Response Task Force to kick off July 22
    Residents attending this meeting will be able to bring pollution concerns to the attention of top government officials, including State Department of Toxic Substances Control Director Barbara Lee and California EPA Assistant Secretary for Environmental ...
    07/2/2015 - 6:07 am | View Link
  • Costco Members, Fishermen, Environmental and Labor Groups Demand Costco Say No to GMO Salmon
    Recently, a never-before-seen Canadian government report raised new environmental and health concerns not being considered by the FDA. Despite this outcry and new sustainability and safety concerns, the FDA is still considering GMO salmon's approval.
    06/26/2015 - 9:46 am | View Link
  • Six activists awarded the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize—the Green Nobel
    Weiner led community moves to establish Haiti's first Marine Protected Areas with special ... No small feat in the poorest nation in the western hemisphere where environmental concerns are a tough sell si ce 80 percent of Haitians are poverty-stricken.
    04/22/2015 - 2:05 pm | View Link
  • Despite Claims of Progress, Labor and Environmental Violations Continue to Plague Apple
    lack of special labor protections for student workers, regular intimidation and verbal abuse, inability to take sick leave or resign with pay, and no opportunity for collective bargaining and meaningful address of worker concerns. SACOM documented these ...
    02/19/2015 - 2:37 am | View Link
  • Sonora Spill adds to the Social and Environmental Consequences of Free-Market Mining in Mexico
    Even though in the 1970s miners enjoyed a greater degree of union strength and higher real wages than today, the National Union for Mine, Metallurgical and Similar Workers of the Mexican Republic (SNTMMSRM) was at best a semi-autonomous labor union.
    09/27/2014 - 4:48 am | View Link
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  • Environmental justice
    Environmental justice emerged as a concept in the United States in the early 1980s. The term has two distinct uses. The first and more common usage describes a social ...
    11/27/2015 - 4:57 am | View Website
  • Haiti Home
    Latest news and information from the World Bank and its development work in Haiti. Access Haiti’s economy facts, statistics, project information, development ...
    11/27/2015 - 12:25 am | View Website
  • International News | World News
    Get the latest international news and events from Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and more. See world news photos and videos at ABCNews
    11/26/2015 - 11:49 pm | View Website
  • Economy of Haiti
    Haiti has a market economy. [7] Labor costs are lower than average for North America. Its major trading partner is the United States. Haiti has preferential trade ...
    11/26/2015 - 4:47 pm | View Website
  • Haiti Presentation
    This is a presentation describing the necessary planning factors for doing business in Haiti. HR managers, NGOs, military forces, aid workers and visitors ...
    11/26/2015 - 8:04 am | View Website
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