It’s such a catchy piece of shorthand. Greenwashing, for those of you who haven’t heard, describes a marketing communications activity that companies engage in when they want to be perceived as ecologically sustainable, even when they’re not. Greenwashing, as the BNET Business Dictionary notes, could amount to, “a false or misleading picture of environmental friendliness given by some organization to conceal its damaging activities.”But there are and have been for years other kinds of ” washing” going on.
Eminem is one of those performers you could just put on an empty stage, since his powerful performance makes the whole show. Add longtime collaborator and mentor Dr. Dre for a verse or two and it gets even better. But anyone who has been to a toy store recently knows that Lego pieces are no longer limited to basic bricks. New sets include customized pieces like wings, sails and masts. Some sets, like BIONICLE and KNIGHTS KINGDOM sets, are designed for constructing models that resemble action figures.
It’s the Olympics, after all. Nike is an official sponsor. And “Ghostbusters” actress Leslie Jones isn’t the only one obsessed with what’s going on in Rio.Related: Meet the unofficial sponsors of the OlympicsSo Nike will get a lot of exposure over the next few weeks from athletes wearing its apparel and all the Nike commercials airing on NBC and its family of networks during the games.NBA superstar LeBron James who just signed a lifetime endorsement deal with the House of Swoosh recently gave the company the best exposure possible as well.LeBron’s Cleveland Cavaliers won the NBA title in June, beating the Golden State Warriors and Under Armour (UA) spokesman Steph Curry in the process.
“The more things change, the more they stay the same.”Ironically, Tues. I was getting my hair done and the girl mentioned her sister finding a crowd of people standing around blocking the parking lot of a store by a park all looking at their phones. I remembered the day as the first Regirock came out..
Pope watchers have noted that Francis said little to nothing about abortion on his trip to Brazil. Abortion is illegal in Brazil, except for cases in which the health of the mother is at risk. Laws were recently changed to allow abortions in cases in which the child would be born with certain life threatening birth defects..
Internet and cellphone data service was unavailable throughout the country, making it impossible for news of the protests. Continue reading this postAccess to information: Does Canada need to be more open with data?TTC bus driver: Do you often see your local drivers texting?The Toronto Sun on Thursday published a picture sent by a reader of a TTC bus driver driving while texting on a mobile device. (Toronto Sun)The Toronto Transit Commission is coming under fire after the emergence of a picture.