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Ann R. Thryft
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Re: A challenge to China labor
Ann R. Thryft   4/16/2013 12:07:03 PM
Rob, I think you may be right about the generational aspect. Although it's also true that any company doing its duty as a corporate citizen publicizes its good deeds, and sustainability sells. I don't see anything wrong with all that. But that doesn't imply that a company is only being sustainable for PR purposes, which some commenters have implied in past discussions about green anything. Some companies, such as DuPont, have places sustainability at the core of their corporate values.

Rob Spiegel
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Re: A challenge to China labor
Rob Spiegel   4/17/2013 11:45:00 AM
Yes, I agree, Ann, that many companies are now serious about sustainability. While this movement in corporate culture may have originated in the PR discipline, many companies now have sustainability executives whose mission is more than just an effort to give their company a public facelift. It's good to see.

Ann R. Thryft
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Re: A challenge to China labor
Ann R. Thryft   4/23/2013 12:33:00 PM
I agree, Rob--it's wonderful to see sustainability efforts become an integral part of corporations.

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