It's not everyday that a 9-year-old girl chastises the CEO of the world's biggest fast food chain. Yet that's exactly what young Hannah Robertson did Thursday morning at McDonald's annual shareholders' meeting in Chicago. When the meeting opened up to questions, Hannah was first up at the mic with a pointed criticism.
Another crusade launched last week by a Boston-based consumer group, Corporate Accountability International, is taking aim at McDonald's. The group's social-media- based campaign, called MomsNotLovinIt, faults McDonald's...
Supporting a ban on the sale of plastic water bottles on federal parkland in San Francisco, surrounding counties and Yosemite National Park seems like a no-brainer for a city that regards itself as the epicenter of environmental consciousness.
Our national parks are governed as public ecological trusts, not theme parks, and that's meant a legacy of conservation that matches any in the world. I think we should keep up the good work. Unfortunately, bottled water interests -- especially Coke -- disagree.