Fizz goes out of coca-cola collaboration

June 15, 2007

A US university has denied Coca-Cola the chance to bid for its upcoming soft drinks contract after concerns about the company's business practices in Colombia and India. In a letter to Coca-Cola explaining the decision, Carol T. Christ, president of Smith College, Massachusetts, said:

"As a private college with a public conscience, Smith College takes issues of human rights and environmental sustainability very seriously." The company said the allegations were based on rumour and myth.

to read this article.

Register to continue

Get a month's unlimited access to THE content online. Just register and complete your career summary.

Registration is free and only takes a moment. Once registered you can read a total of 3 articles each month, plus:

  • Sign up for the editor's highlights
  • Receive World University Rankings news first
  • Get job alerts, shortlist jobs and save job searches
  • Participate in reader discussions and post comments