Business:Management & Marketing
Companies taking campaigners to court – reckless or reasonable?
The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil is being sued by one of its founding companies. Greenpeace Canada is being sued by Resolute Forest Products. Is this a case of companies trying to silence dissent, or the final recourse to law to achieve accountability for a sector that is used to acting with impunity? This episode references an article by Toby Webb on the topic, which you can find at: http://sustainablesmartbusiness.com/2016/05/should-companies-sue-ngos-over-financially-damaging-campaigns/ Also, Toby and Scott Poynton discuss it further on the Earthworm podcast https://soundcloud.com/earthworm-net/ngo-campaigns-and-brands-why-are-companies-going-to-court-toby-webb-and-scott-poyntonview more
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