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Last week, Ford Motor Company released its 2010 Sustainability Report. The report explains how Ford’s long-term sustainability strategy centers on climate change, water stewardship, and leveraging its supply chain to make a positive impact on people and the planet.
With the attention paid towards supply chain management to drive sustainability agendas at businesses, Dave Meyer points out that sustainable packaging is absolutely necessary to drive companies’ finances into the black . . . while doing some green.
Sustainability ratings are one way for consumers, businesses, and non-profits to gauge anything from the sustainability metrics behind a kitchen gadget to a sprawling factory that is part of a supply chain several continents away. Well, sometimes.
Scholar-practitioner Marcy Murninghan’s latest article on the Murninghan Post offers a compelling overview of the advancement of human rights and how they tie in to corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives.
Coca-Cola Enterprises has seven areas of focus that determine materiality for its sustainability agenda, and has achieved progress towards its “Commitment 2020” goals where the company believes it can make the most impact. Details are in its 2010 CSR report, issued this week.
Despite VF Corp’s recent acquisition of Timberland, it is business as usual for the outdoor apparel trailblazer, and its constant dialogue with its stakeholders reveals as such.
The textile, clothing, and fashion industries combine to create a massive impact on the planet and people who work along the apparel manufacturing supply chain. My latest article on The Guardian covers this issue.
Forget the semantics: sustainability, CSR, green, efficiency all share common goals of keeping organizations competitive while increasing the positive effects they have on people, markets, and the environment. Here is what I see as the three main drivers, or the 3 W’s, of sustainability.
With all the talk over who, how, and what saved--or did not save--the economy from going over a cliff, it is critical to remember that Walmart had a role in stabilizing the American economy, and now is setting the foundation for its future.
Silicon Valley titan Intel has long pushed boundaries in technology and innovation, and the same goes for its efforts in the CSR arena.
Fair Trade USA and Textile Exchange could revolutionize the global textile industry’s approach towards supply chain management and responsible sourcing.
Thanks to an announcement next week that the company will transition to cage-free eggs, Krispy Kreme fans can enjoy their favorite guilty pleasure a little more.