World Briefs: Jan. 15, 2001

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|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 03/15/2001

BEN & JERRY’S SOUR LEMON

South Burlington, Vt. — Despite promises to the contrary, the socially conscious ideals of ice cream makers Ben & Jerry’s appear to be in jeopardy after being bought out by Unilever last year. Co-founder Ben Cohen threatened to quit the company after the new corporate parent refused to name his recommendation for a co-CEO who is committed to the company’s good corporate citizenship.

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