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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.
This afternoon Fenton hosted its bi-weekly #CSRChat on Twitter. Today’s topic was conflict minerals, a huge issue as our professional and personal lives become more dependent on technology and the rare earths that allow countless devices to function.
PepsiCo and other food and beverage companies have got to work closer with their agricultural supply chains as water gets even more scarce . One region in Pepsi’s crosshairs is Africa.
Robert Kimball of the World Resources Institute (WRI) discusses the risk that China’s water challenges bring to businesses, with supply chain management and energy capacity the tip of the iceberg.
When your company has been making food products--including, of course, soup--the last 140 or so years, instilling change within an organization has it challenges.
Bank of America announced yesterday that it set a goal of reducing its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions 15 percent by 2015 based on the company’s 2010 baseline.
Before the term “Sustainability” was coined by the United Nations in 1988, SustainAbility, based in Washington DC, worked on issues including green consumerism and human rights. A quarter-century later its professionals are among sustainability and CSR thought leaders.
Valvoline has pushed for more of a connection between conservation and motor oil recycling, and will donate up to $250,000 to conservation efforts with its Let’s Do M.O.R.E. campaign.
In 2011, blue chip companies from Walmart to Coca-Cola to Disney have accomplished several initiatives from waste diversion to water efficiency. Here are some observations I have made as spring turns into summer.
Intel and Apple have stopped purchasing minerals from central Africa, which has transformed a voluntary program to what the president of an exporter association in Congo called “an embargo.”
Today Valvoline revealed its new NextGen line of motor oil, which boasts a formula that is 50% recycled oil. This product’s creation is the result of Valvoline’s unique position in this market and a natural disaster that occurred almost six years ago.