Corporations

Addiction Incorporated (2013)

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ADDICTION INCORPORATED tells the true story of how former Philip Morris scientist Victor DeNoble's unexpected discovery of an addiction ingredient in tobacco led to more addictive cigarettes, and how his Congressional testimony forever changed how tobacco is sold and marketed.

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Addiction Incorporated

Erin Brockovich

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A real woman. A real story. A real triumph. Julia Roberts stars as Erin Brockovich, a feisty young mother who fought for justice any way she knew how. Desperate for a job to support herself and her three children, she convinces attorney Ed Masry (Albert Finney) to hire her, and promptly stumbles upon a monumental law case against a giant corporation. Now, Erin's determined to take on this powerful adversary even though no law firm has dared to do it before. And while Ed doesn't want anything to do with the case, Erin won't take "no" for an answer.

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02:12
Erin Brockovich

“Corporations Need to Pay More Attention to Water: Charles Fishman

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The Big Thirst author Charles Fishman says smart corporations are paying particular attention to water risk and "remaking their operations to use less water". Fishman says that simply being "water smart" leads to a huge competitive advantage.

The Lavin Agency, “Corporations Need to Pay More Attention to Water: Charles Fishman,” YouTube (video), February 25, 2013. Accessed August 14, 2013.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8uWzIDMuM_U.

Water on the Table (2010)

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The campaign to have water declared a human right was dramatically advanced at the United Nations on July 28, 2010, when a large majority voted for a resolution to recognize the human right to water and sanitation. Canada, the US, and 39 other countries abstained.

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Water on the Table