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03 Dec, 2012, 13:32 ET New Paper Shows the Forest Stewardship Council's (FSC) Varying Sustainability Standards Mislead Consumers

Paper encourages customers to question FSC's claims before spending more for FSC-certified products  As organizations like the Federal...


24 Oct, 2012, 14:48 ET Leading Consumer Group Files Official Comments with USGBC Objecting to LEED's Forest Certification Monopoly

Filing cites new report revealing increased consumer costs, billions of losses to U.S. timber industry and poor environmental performance...


02 Mar, 2010, 11:41 ET Study Finds Unregulated Broadband Market is Key to Innovation

Net neutrality will hurt private investment, impede consumer friendly innovations The American Consumer Institute released today a study on...


28 Jan, 2010, 10:46 ET American Consumer Institute Study: Internet Regulations Hinder Job Creation

Study concludes net neutrality and other regulations on network providers would have an adverse impact on the economy and employment Today on...