After another rant at all banks some praise for the world's best employer (next to NOVA) - McDonald's
The following was swiped from "The Independent" newspaper:
McDonalds goes 'green' in Germany
Tuesday, 24 November 2009
With the crunch climate change summit in Copenhagen fast approaching, even McDonalds has decided to go green - at least with its logo, a senior executive said on Monday.
At German branches of the US fast-food chain, the famous golden arches will be emblazoned on a green background, rather than its usual red, McDonalds Germany vice-president Holger Beeck said.
The change will be made on all new and refitted restaurants "out of respect for the environment," Beeck told the Financial Times Deutschland.
When Australian Mc'D's go green I am sure that some loser will get up and spout off about how dreadful everything golden arches is and why owners, staff and customers should be excommunicated.
McDonald's offers great opportunities to people with disability (in fact local communities wherever the firm operates). McDonald's is a responsible business that hears criticism and adjusts its offerings to meet community expectation - paper packaging and low fat meals.
The facts are that each person is responsible for their own actions and if I choose to swallow vast amounts of fat laden food and undertake no effort I will expand - regardless of where I eat. Such action would be my fault/decision and no one else's, least of all the shop that sold me.
Where will it end?
There are signs in pubs and clubs that advise intoxicated people they can't get a drink - maybe when you go to buy your lunch staff will say, 'sorry tubby, you've to stick to fruit'!
Great to see Macca's staying at the front.
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