Tag archives for supply chain
The UK NGO Fairtrade Foundation has completed a study that insists that fair trade cotton has numerous benefits, including one-fifth of the the social and environmental impacts of conventionally-grown cotton.
I recently caught up with APP's Aida Greenbury to discuss the company's recent achievements, challenges, and her views on what the pulp and paper industry can do to stop deforestation worldwide.
Tom Chappell co-founded Tom’s of Maine and revolutionized the personal care industry. He now wants to do the same for clothing, but Americans' preference for cheaply-made apparel is a huge barrier to the success of his new venture, Rambler's Way.
Alter Eco has been making fair trade chocolate before the movement caught fire. Mathieu Senard spoke with 3p on how the company hopes to make chocolate a regenerative, not an extractive, industry.
The Donald Trump administration is considering a move that would severely limit shareholder rights and cut off communication between shareholders and corporate boards. In a letter to the National Economic Council, the CEOs and executive directors of several investment organizations urged the White House to keep current protections in place.
Yesterday the $26 billion food giant Kraft Heinz announced a commitment to create a more sustainable supply chain -- in part by revamping its palm oil policy. NGOs, so far, have replied with caution.
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.
The U.K.'s Prince Charles hosted a meeting that brought representatives of the world’s largest chocolate manufacturers, including Mars, Nestlé, Mondel?z and Hershey, together to discuss deforestation.
More global companies are not only developing deforestation commitments, but are also sharing and updating their progress publicly, according to a report issued today by the NGO Forest Trends.
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.
H&M will join the United Nation’s Better Than Cash Alliance, which aims to scale digital payments for factory workers and lift them out of poverty.
The World Resources Institute says companies could do more to reduce food waste, and there's a financial incentive: Every $1 spent on food waste reduction yields an average $14 return.