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Alter Eco has been making fair trade chocolate before the movement caught fire. Mathieu Sendard spoke with 3p on how the company hopes to make chocolate a regenerative, not an extractive, industry.
Today, the WWF announced that it will work with the Rockefeller Foundation and the hospitality sector to launch pilot projects that root out and eliminate food waste.
General Mills and its Cheerios brand wanted to give away wildflower seeds to protect bee populations, but some on the web are describing the effort mere lip service.
Novo Nordisk and CVS Health announced a new savings program that will offer immediate discounts on several medications, included much-needed insulin brands.
GM is planning a billion-dollar office maker. And the automaker is partnering with Herman Miller are partnering with the environmental firm Green Standards to find new homes for tons of old office furniture.
A new report, co-written by several NGOs and human rights organizations, looks at some of the world’s largest companies to give a snapshot of their human rights performance.
Last week McDonald's said it will eliminate deforestation from its beef supply chain by 2020. But can the company really pull through on that commitment in three years?
Last week Airbnb offered free housing to refugees and others affected by the controversial U.S. travel ban. In an email to users, the company said it was encouraged by the outpouring of support and planned to up the ante by housing 100,000 people in need over the next five years.
CVS Health plans to raise $10 million for women's cardiovascular research and education over the next three years. The company will also offer free health screenings across the country on Valentine's Day to promote women's heart health.
Protests sparked at airports across the country over the weekend, as thousands showed up to oppose Donald Trump's controversial travel ban. In the aftermath, Lyft appeared to stand tall as it opposed the executive order, while Uber suffered a backlash.
CSR is no longer a luxury choice for businesses. It’s become a necessity, a compulsion, a means to win customers, and turn them into loyal followers and eventually fans.
The NGOs Humanity United and the Business and Human Rights Resource Centre recently issued a report that is pessimistic about the global apparel industry’s efforts to eradicate forced labor from their supply chains. While Adidas scored relatively high, most of the world's largest apparel companies are laggards on labor and human rights.