Archives for CSR
Levi's plans to expand its worker well-being initiatives to factories across its entire supply chain, reaching 300,000 workers by 2025. The apparel giant says it hopes to inspire other brands within the global garment industry to follow suit.
Last week, six large companies announced they would work together to educate consumers about paper and wood products certified by the Forest Stewardship Council. But is this campaign really about impact or public relations?
In partnership with the Clinton Global Initiative, Timberland, HP and the NGO Team Tassy, the social enterprise Thread plans to improve quality of life for Haiti's streetside trash collectors.
Gap Inc. plans to publicly release a list of its supplier factories, making it far easier for stakeholders and NGOs to assess environmental and social conditions.
Enterprise Rent-A-Car became the bulls-eye of criticism over its association with ALEC, and the company is pushing back as it insists rental car taxes are unfair.
Now, all roses sold at Kroger stores nationwide are certified by the Rainforest Alliance. This is a huge step forward for flower retailers for several reasons.
Whirlpool donated washing machines and dryers to school districts in St. Louis, and at-risk kids' absenteeism fell from 12 to 3.5 days in one year.
General Motors recycled 2 million water bottles, many of which are from Flint, into products including winter coats for the homeless.
The revelation that Enterprise-Rent-A-Car is now a paying member of ALEC threatens to damage its reputation as a "green" and progressive company.
H&M faces accusations that teens as young as 14 are working in its contracted factories, some of whom were forced to work overtime in dismal conditions.
Although PG&E lists a long portfolio of actions on how it is a trusted community partner, the outcome of the San Bruno litigation shows that PG&E has a long way to go before it can truly portray itself as a responsible, people-oriented company.
Earlier this week, Walmart announced in a blog post that it would start selling “beautifully imperfect” apples at some of its stores. The world’s largest retailer is the latest supermarket chain to start a rollout of “ugly fruits and vegetables” ...