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The Australian company Starpharma Holdings will partner with the condom manufacturer Ansell to supply the Australian Olympic team with condoms that the companies say can offer antiviral protection against Zika.
Eight months after the Volkswagen emissions scandal rocked Germany’s iconic automaker, the repercussions still refuse to go away. Now, Norway's sovereign wealth fund is suing VW over financial losses it says are due to the auto manufacturer’s recent struggles in the global securities markets.
This week, Kashi announced a “certified transitional” standard to recognize “organics in training" in order to help farmers financially as they switch from conventional to organic farming methods.
In a historic decision for South Africa, a Johannesburg judge ruled that thousands of gold miners can progress with a class-action lawsuit against companies they allege exposed employees to known hazards.
Many companies are staying away from Brazil in the countdown to this year’s Olympics, which is a lost opportunity for corporations seeking a platform to showcase their corporate social responsibility (CSR) agendas.
Darden Restaurants, which owns the popular Olive Garden chain, has been accused of cutting costs at the expense of its employees by issuing problem-plagued payroll cards.
The Malaysian palm oil producer IOI Group is suing the RSPO in a Zurich, Switzerland court, over what it says is an unfair suspension from the global standards board for sustainable palm oil.
Undercounting students, manipulating statistics and fudging the books have become an endemic problem within the charter schools industry.
Considering the fact that pharmaceutical companies have reaped billions of dollars from the growing opioid addiction crisis, it is time for these firms to step up.
A Delaware judge dismissed a lawsuit filed against three major U.S. retailers by the family of a garment worker who died in the Rana Plaza factory collapse and an inspector who was amongst the 2,500 injured in the disaster.
Nespresso says its recycling program -- which it plans to expand to the contiguous 48 states of the U.S. -- mitigates the environmental impact of single-use coffee pods. But not everyone is buying into the company's recycling plan.
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.