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The Business Ethics Network trains and empowers activists and community leaders to hold companies responsible for their behavior on social justice and environmental protection. ForestEthics is a leading campaign organization challenging and engaging corporations to protect communities, endangered forests, and wildlife. Now, in a move that will dramatically expand the capacity of the corporate responsibility movement, we’re excited to announce that ForestEthics has become the new home of the Business Ethics Network (BEN). [more information on our new partnership]
BPA and Beyond in Plastics: Understanding the Risks of Estrogenic Chemicals for People and the Planet, and the Campaign for Real Reform in the Chemical Industry. [07.15.14]
If you've been vigilant about avoiding BPA, this spring's Mother Jones article likely left you very worried about the plastics in your pantry and cupboard, and maybe you threw them all out. We're in a moment of evaluating risk, but do we have all ... [Read More]
The Sugarcane Industry and the global economic crisis [08.22.13]
An examination of ethanol production in Brazil, highlighting the role of financial capital, the territorial expansion of agribusiness and the impacts on labour relations and indigenous peoples and peasant farmers. application/pdf iconThe Sugarcane ... [Read More]
The end of irresponsible business practices by multinationals in China [08.21.13]
Multinational corporations are under siege in China. In recent months, the government has levelled a series of allegations of corporate misconduct - ranging from food-product contamination to price rigging, bribery and environmental shortfalls - ... [Read More]
How Billionaire 'Philanthropy' Is Fueling Inequality and Helping To Destroy the Country [08.19.13]
Peter Buffett, the second son of billionaire investor Warren Buffett, worries that the state of philanthropy in America ?just keeps the existing structure of inequality in place.? At meetings of charitable foundations, he says ?you witness heads of ... [Read More]
Obama Administration Rushes To Expand Fracking On Public Lands, Despite Frightening Evidence [08.19.13]
A significant milestone in the future of fracking in the United States is fast approaching, as the public comment period closes next week for industry-approved plans to open 600 million acres of public lands to the controversial drilling ... [Read More]
Standing up to Private Prisons [08.15.13]
Private prisons undermine our democracy and destroy our communities by lobbying to keep immigrants and people of color locked away. Enlace and its allies are fighting back through a campaign to divest from the private prison industry. Private ... [Read More]
Yelp Joins With Advocacy Group ALEC to Fight SLAPP Lawsuits [08.15.13]
The American Legislative Exchange Council once faced a backlash for its support of Stand Your Ground and voter ID laws, losing Coca-Cola and Kraft as members. Now the advocacy group is working with companies such as Google, Facebook, and Yelp, and ... [Read More]

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