In America, the victory of environmental regulation seems to be a foregone conclusion for many of the nation's largest companies. Companies like ExxonMobil and Wal-Mart, which have typically had very strong ties to Republicans, are among those incorporating an internal form of a carbon tax into their long-term financial plans.
Attention, Wal-Mart directors: Mob appeasement never works.
Good for Wal-Mart! Despite intense pressure by anti-biotechnology activists, the retailing giant didn’t cave in to demands that it “reject” Monsanto’s genetically engineered (GE) sweet corn.
Until 1977, there was no country that criminalized the practice of bribery abroad. But that year, President Jimmy Carter signed a law making the United States the very first. In due course, this measure eliminated corruption from every nation where our corporations operate.