Tagged: Corporate Social Responsibility

BLOG: False Philanthropy: Big Alcohol Exploits Africa

There is an increasing amount of marketing campaigns disguised as philanthropic initiatives being undertaken by global alcohol corporations in an effort to endear themselves with the people and (more importantly) with the politicians, and increase alcohol consumption in Africa. This is deeply problematic for many reasons…

NEWS: South Africa: Rising Criticism Of Beer Against Hunger Campaign

In South Africa calls mount to boycott SAB Miller’s campaign against hunger
The South African Breweries, together with Stop Hunger Now South Africa, has launched a Beer for Africa eight-pack in order to feed hungry students across the continent.
But civil society organisations have called the initiative irresponsible and are urging consumers to boycott it and sign a petition against it…

BLOG: Chang Beer Targeting Kids

By targeting children and youth, through sports and music sponsorship, Chang beer wants to establish brand recognition and allegiance and they aim on enticing young people to start using alcohol earlier and more. In the long-run, they want to turn Thailand from an abstaining into alcohol consuming society…

BLOG: Not Pure After All: German Beers Contaminated With Pesticides

News just broke in Germany that exposes the truth, that German beer is not so “pure” after all. Several German beer brands are contaminated with the pesticide glyphosate. The Munich Environmental Institute (Umweltinstitut München) revealed the results of a study showing that traces of the weed killer glyphosate have been found in 14 different beer brands…

BLOG: Do You Let Big Alcohol Fool You?

The world’s biggest beer producer, ABInBev, has launched one of the deadliest campaigns ever seen, and it is more important than ever that we can recognize their scheme and not allow this to pass unnoticed as harmless Corporate Social Responsibility tactics…