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Timberland sets long-term goals every five years and just announced its agenda leading to 2020. The mantra is 100 percent . . . as much as possible within its supply chain. We spoke with Colleen Vien, Timberland’s director of sustainability, to find out more.
Apparently many of us are still too lazy to carry those empty bottles from the bathroom to the kitchen recycling bin. So, Unilever is inviting customers to share their washroom recycling habits — and share ideas what to make out of all that plastic.
Rather than focus on the wisdom and perspective that our older population offers, most of us pour our energy into fighting age rather than accepting it -- and this holds true in the corporate responsibility world.
Privately-owned food giant Mars is raising the bar with a bold, yet potentially slippery, new approach toward food labeling. What stands out most is the company’s drive to label “everyday” versus “occasional” foods.
Athletic apparel giant Adidas announced that it is retooling its sustainability strategy in order to ensure that sporting activities will long endure. "Sport Needs a Space" is the company's new mantra.
Cotton is the livelihood for an estimated 250 million people — saying no to cotton is hardly the solution. Saying yes to more responsible cotton, however, can help mitigate this crop’s impact on people and the environment -- and even improve living standards worldwide.
ASPIREist, a feature news show, is out to showcase the issues that matter to today's generation and empower viewers to take action.
USAID is teaming up with coffee pod giant Nespresso and the NGO TechnoServe to revitalize South Sudan's coffee sector. The three organizations will invest over $3 million in funds to revitalize the country's coffee sector and help farmers become more economically secure.
Lyft has offered to settle a class-action lawsuit in California for $12.25 million. But late last week, a U.S. District Judge rejected those terms, saying the figure was far too low.
The surge in popularity of women’s tennis, and tennis for both genders, just do not support the idea that men are far more of a draw than women, but as always, negative comments about women athletes are endemic throughout professional sports.
Five U.S. women's soccer players, who recently filed a complaint with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, say that success on the field and at the gate have not equaled fair pay.
In its latest campaign, “Neighbors,” the brand showcases the initial wariness and then mutual acceptance of two neighbors — one of whom is Muslim.