The parent company of TJ Maxx and Marshall's has been accused of having far too many ties to garment factories in Los Angeles that pay their workers less the local minimum hourly wage - and in some cases, have even shorted them of their promised wages.
UAE’s Ministry of Economy recently held an event in Dubai to launch a “Corporate Social Responsibility Index” in order to boost such initiatives across this nation of 9.2 million people.
Consider an expedition along CA-140, a state route that meanders along the Merced River, takes you through Mariposa and will take you west of Merced in the San Joaquin Valley.
Borthwestern Uruguay has been savaged by flooding this month. Persistent rain in late May resulted in the evacuation of over 3,000 people, according to the BBC.
Its wines may not be nearly as famous as those of its neighbor, Argentina; nor does it produce anywhere near the volume of vino as does Chile for export. Nevertheless, wines from Uruguay definitely hold their own.
One of South Korea’s largest conglomerates has produced a massive amount of palm oil with alleged links to deforestation in Indonesia. But POSCO Daewoo has not found any takers amongst many of the world’s largest palm oil buyers, suggesting anti-deforestation policies increasingly have teeth.
U-Haul and supermarket supplier C&S Wholesale Grocers announced a commitment to work with The Conservation Fund to offset their wood consumption by boosting the protection of a forest ecosystem in rural New Hampshire.
Two recent studies suggest that boosting the consumption of meat alternatives and vegetables does not necessarily mean people must be subjected to the reciting of climate change facts or doomsday scenarios. In fact, subliminal messaging, or even more vibrant descriptions of food, could persuade consumers to explore meals without animal protein.
The newswires have aligned with the company’s description as “taking leave” and an eventual “diminished” role, but for all intents and purposes, Travis Kalanick is out as CEO of Uber.
Kimberly-Clark and WWF have announced a new campaign to raise the awareness of both retailers and consumers about the benefit of FSC-certified paper products.
Ikea sent some of its designers to the Mars Desert Research Station in Utah in an attempt to inspire new design innovations.
The 19-page overview is frank and matter-of-fact, full of statistics that arouse hope, worry and of course, more questions, at the same time. While some improvements have certainly been impressive, there is a long road ahead to 2030.