List of corporations

In US law, a corporation is a person. This is so that the fourteenth amendment applies, making it impossible to take property back from a corporation, i.e. making nationalisation of private industry unconstitutional, and restriction of companies (often richer than state legislatures, and with better lawyers) much much harder.

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Nuclear companies

This is a list of major nuclear companies: American Ecology (formerly U.S. Ecology) Nuclear Waste; Areva Canada Inc. France-Canada, Reactor Construction; Atomic Energy of Canada Limited; Babcock & Wilcox reactor construction; Bechtel Group, Inc. DOE, engineering; British Nuclear Fuels plc BNFL UK; Cameco Corporation Uranium Mining; EnergySolutions

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History of private military companies

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Category:Power companies and agencies

Pages in category "Power companies and agencies" The following 3 pages are in this category, out of 3 total.

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List of progressive organizations

A list of progressive organizations, that is, organizations which promote progressive values while not having any regressive ideological ties.Organizations may be listed under multiple applicable categories; particularly notable or relevant books may also be included.

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Pharmaceutical industry

Well known companies included General Mills, Kellogg, Nestle, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Procter and Gamble, Roche and Hoechst (Sanofi-Aventis). The Rockefeller empire, in tandem with Chase Manhattan Bank (now JP Morgan Chase), owns over half of the pharmaceutical interests in the United States. It is the largest drug manufacturing combine in the world.

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"Big 6" Pesticide and GMO Corporations

The "Big 6" pesticide and GMO corporations are BASF, Bayer, Dupont, Dow Chemical Company, Monsanto, and Syngenta.They are so called because they dominate the agricultural input market -- that is, they own the world’s seed, pesticide and biotechnology industries.. According to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), corporate concentration of the …

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Public relations firms

Public relations firms work for a wide range of clients - corporations, trade associations, governments and even some non-profit advocacy groups.. Some PR campaigns could genuinely be characterised as being in the broad public interest, such as campaigns against smoking or crisis communications aimed at minimising the impact of natural disasters.

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Angola's oil industry

MBendi reports that Angola's oil industry and oil derivatives industry account for "91.92 percent of total exports. Petroleum and petroleum products generated nearly $9.7 billion in State revenues in 2004. Angola is a key player in Africa's oil industry as both a major producer and exporter. It is the second largest producer of oil in Sub

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America's Health Insurance Plans

America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) is a lobbying group "representing nearly 1,300 member companies providing health insurance coverage to more than 200 million Americans," according to its website. "AHIP's principal purpose is to represent the interests of our members on legislative and regulatory issues at the federal and state levels, and with the media, consumers and employers," the

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Greenwashing/United States

Greenwashing/United States. In July 2006 Brandweek examined some greenwashing efforts by companies in light of a branding survey claiming that most consumers don't care anyway. A released study by Landor Associates, part of the WPP Group, found that "fifty-eight percent of the general population" are "self-proclaimed "Non-Green' individuals

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Marsh & McLennan Companies

Marsh & McLennan Companies is a large insurance brokerage firm. With 52,000 employees and a 2011 total revenue of $11.5 billion, it is one of the nation's largest. The company was founded in 1905 in Chicago, IL but is now headquartered in New York City.

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Defense contractors

A defense contractor is a business organization or individual that provides products or services to a dense department of a government. Products typically include military aircraft, ships, vehicles, weaponry, and electronic system. Services can include logistics, technical support, and training and communications support [1] .

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Monsanto and Agent Orange

And while 291,000 American GIs sued Monsanto and other chemical companies in 1984 and won an $180 million settlement (albeit what William Sanjour, EPA Policy Analyst describes as only a "token 'nuisance value' settlement'" due to false Monsanto studies which confused the issue), Vietnamese victims have attempted to sue but without success.

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British Association of Private Security Companies

The British Association of Private Security Companies was launched on February 9th, 2006 "by leading members of the private security industry under the chairmanship of Andrew Bearpark to promote, enhance and regulate the interests and activities of UK based firms and companies that provide armed security services in countries outside the UK.". In October, 2005, before BAPSC …

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Help:Analyzing a company's social responsibility record

Companies use both in-house personnel and outside public relations agencies to carry out these initiatives. The National Directory of Corporate Public Affairs, published by Columbia Books, is the best collection of information on corporate flacks.

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National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies

The National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies (NAMIC) is a "national trade association of mutual property and casualty insurance companies." It includes 1,400 member companies, which account for "50 percent of the automobile/ homeowners market and 31 percent of the business insurance market (in the U.S.)."

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In January 2008, Australia's Competition and Consumer Commission launched legal proceedings against GM Holden Ltd and Saab Australia, "alleging misleading and deceptive conduct and false representations concerning 'green' claims made in the advertising of Saab vehicles." A hearing on the legal challenge was set for February 6, 2008.

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Tobacco industry sponsorship of sporting events

Sports and event sponsorship, termed "event marketing" by the tobacco industry, are extremely important for tobacco companies, as revealed by a 1989 speech found in the R.J. Reynolds document collection. Some of the reasons this type of promotion is so valuable are far less obvious, though. This speech reveals why the industry covets this particular form of promotion so highly.

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How Tobacco and PR Grew Up Together

During the 1950s, tobacco companies more than doubled their advertising budgets, going from $76 million in 1953 to $122 million in 1957. The TIRC spent another $948,151 in 1954 alone, of which one-fourth went to Hill & Knowlton, another fourth went to pay for media ads, and most of the remainder went to administrative costs.

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