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The 20 Firms Behind a Third of All Carbon Emissions

"New data shows how fossil fuel companies have driven climate crisis despite industry knowing dangers."

theguardian.com/environment/20

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read "core labor standards" here instead of human rights ..

sustainability reports are a good thing, aren't they? In the best case they are evidence for the good practice of a company. But then, how should one interpret statements that 50% or 45% or 65% or whatever percentage of workers along a transnational supply chain work in top rated factories? What about the rest? Does approximating human rights make any sense? Aren't they already the lowest acceptable limit?

(We) humans have a tendency to "paint over", to retouch the way we think and feel about things in order to reduce tensions that come along with them.

This phenomenon is well known, eg.:

Theory of cognitive dissonance (L. Festinger, youtube.com/watch?v=korGK0yGID)

Moral disengagement (A. Bandura, youtube.com/watch?v=JjuA4Xa7ui).

"The challange here is to explain how good people can do cruel things" (Bandura).

Question: are humans able to pursue sustainability thoroughly?

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It is so amazing: writing experts, or rather a simple online calculation tool for fools, claim to be able to write a Ph.D. theses within 8 hours for ten grand; note that if willing to wait for one whole day instead, one can save 2000$. expertwriting.org/

I must be on the rather less talented side, since it took me years to write my thesis. πŸ˜†

Any social scientist out there researching sustainable corporate management or just interested? It would be great to get in touch!

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