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  • Alien Tort Claims Act

    statement by a shell official which goes, (Alexis (2008)) “At shell we often think the watershed was the Mid-1990s when we had the Brent Spar and the Ken Saro-Wiwa problem”. Watershed here means turning point. The problem in Brent Spar and the Niger Delta Crisis can be viewed as a main driver for the agenda of Shell’s CSR in Nigeria. The company had a choice to make, they needed to save their name, they needed to keep their licence to operate. Problems like these could affect their brand.…

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  • Unethical Behavior Paper

    In the wake of the financial crisis, which occurred in 2008, financial reforms focused more strictly on the financial industry such as the markets, and financial institutions. A survey titled “ The Street, The Bull, and the Crisis: conducted by Ann Tenbrunsel, and Jordan Thomas, found that 47 percent of respondents thought it was “likely their competitors have engaged in unethical…

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  • What Is The Cause Of The 2008 Financial Crisis

    Its causes are widely debated and all parties seems to have a different view. Angel Gurría, in an article written on the subject of the crisis, says the foundations of the global crisis were "high levels of market liquidity, low global interest rates, low cost of capital, and very low yields on safe investments" (Gurría, 2008). The problems originated in a very mixed web of global players. Asia had a low global…

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  • Effects Of Water Poverty In Africa

    Sachs says that the developed “crisis is unique because it’s the poorest region in the world but because it’s the only major region that has a negative growth in the income per capita” in his study he conducted. Its correlates with the poverty of the region and the lack of water that…

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  • The Importance Of Water Management In South Africa

    Reform, however, must begin at national and provincial level institutions to be effectively carried through all fractions of water governance. Poor governance is recognised as one of the causes of the current water crisis. This is underlined by Siebrits et al. (2014) whose research identified priority questions for key themes in South Africa. Using an integrated and strategic adaptive management approach Siebrits et al. (2014) presented eleven topical questions for…

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  • Water Crisis Essay

    sustainable energy for future generations. The second crises that demands a solution is the water crisis. Only three percent of the water on Earth is freshwater, and only one percent of freshwater is accessible and usable (“Freshwater Crisis” 1). The need for water grows in proportion to the expanding human race. Water scarcity is projected to affect over 1.8 billion people globally by 2015 (“Freshwater Crisis” 1). Water consumption reduction on a city scale must address the leading causes of…

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  • Life Without Water Essay

    Water is in everything that we do. As you wake up in the morning one of the first things that you do is brush your teeth, another may be showering, or washing clothes that you plan on wearing that day. All of those daily activities are dependent on water. We as humans are completely and solely dependent on water as well. A human can survive only a very limited amount of time without water before our bodies begin to shut down. When it comes to surviving it is human nature to take care of…

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  • Nullification Crisis Essay

    Nullification Crisis- 1832-1833 The Nullification Crisis began when Congress passed the ‘Tariff of Abominations’ in 1828. The Tariff angered the South, as they felt that the Tariff only benefitted the North and slowed their economy. John C. Calhoun led the nullification movement, taking ideas from the Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions as well as the Tenth Amendment. His theory of nullification stated that the federal government only existed at the will of the states, and therefore if a state…

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  • The Importance Of Water And Sanitation For Health

    people worldwide do not have access to an improved water source. As a result nearly one out of every five deaths under the age of five worldwide is due to a water-related disease (Facts and Statistics about Water and Its Effects). As of 2015, water crisis is the number one global risk based on impact to society as a measure of devastation (Water Facts and Sanitation Facts). These are horrendous statistics, but since 1990 almost 1.9 billion people gained access to an improved sanitation facility…

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  • Positives And Negatives Of Andrew Jackson: A Controversial President

    Andrew Jackson was a very controversial President. There are multiple positives and negatives to Andrew Jackson. Andrew is America’s great worst President. I am going to discuss and tell you if you he was a good or bad President is his term from March 4, 1829- March 4, 1837. Before Andrew Jackson was President, he had nine slaves. By the time he was a President he had nearly 150 slaves. He was given the title of an Elite Planter. Andrew Jackson had many negatives in his life. One of the most…

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