Terra Verde

Terra Verde – August 5, 2005

Pioneering Environmental MBA Programs in the Bay Area In the past four years, three environmental MBA programs have been launched in the United States, two of which are in the Bay Area. New College of San Francisco pioneered the concept with its Green MBA, launched in 2001. Presidio World College’s Presidio School of Management enrolled … Continued


Terra Verde

Terra Verde – July 29, 2005

The Organic and Sweat-Free Show Terre Verde will discuss trends, success stories and challenges in the organic and fair trade consumer movements. In particular, the Bay Area SweatFree Coalition and the Organic Consumers Association will discuss recent Bay Area sweat-free and organic ordinances.


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Terra Verde – July 1, 2005

Immigrant women as environmental leaders in housecleaning. Terra Verde is in conversation with Ana Martinez, of Natural Home Cleaning Professionals, Hilary Abell, of Women’s Action to Gain Economic Security, and Jill Shenker with the San Francisco Day Labor Program Women’s Collective of La Raza Centro Legal.


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Terra Verde – June 24, 2005

This October San Francisco city’s publicly owned golf course, Harding Park, will host the world’s biggest gold tournament, the World Golf Championship hosted by the Professional Golfers Association. Environmentalists believe that the sport is very destructive to local water supplies because of the vast amount of water and pesticides needed to maintain the courses. Chris … Continued


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Terra Verde – June 10, 2005

McLibel In a legal case that won international media attention, McDonald’s sued two British environmental activists for libel in 1990. Helen Steel and Dave Morris had distributed a flyer that criticized McDonald’s, including the company’s environmental practices. Unable to afford an attorney, Steel and Morris defended themselves in court. McLibel, a film documenting the case, … Continued


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