FIJI Water a Good Company?

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FIJI Water a Good Company?
The State Department has nominated Fiji Water for its 2010 Corporate Excellence Award, it is a company that claims the mantle of being carbon neutral and has become synonymous with the green class being exclusively served at White House meetings for the Obama Administration, seen on tables as Al Gore meets with climate change experts, and has become the United States leading imported water (Lenzer). Its co-owners Stewart and Lynda Resnick since purchasing the company in 2004 have marketed the brand to be the toast of the political establishment and tout their responsible corporate citizenship through being a major portion of a struggling island economy and providing jobs for a nation sorely in need of stability...
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