The latest example that more is not necessarily better came from CVS, where its absurdly long receipts generated a public outcry on social media. This episode, which seems to be over now, provided not just with an opportunity to make fun of CVS, but also some important lessons in innovation, sustainability and responsibility.
Month: August 2013
While some may cry “deja vu,” there’s another growing movement of Republicans urging cooperation on climate change action. And it makes complete sense. “Conservative” and “Conservation” share the same root. Conserve: to preserve and manage responsibly. By all accounting, environmental conservation should be right up the Republican alley. Russell Kirk, author of American conservatism said,”conservatism is … Continued
Historically, sustainability reporting has been largely about the firm’s impact on society and the environment. Recently though, stakeholders have also been asking for disclosure on risks and opportunities related to climate change.
Earlier this week, California’s Center for Environmental Health filed lawsuits against 98 personal care product manufacturers after it found products containing cocamide DEA in shampoos, soaps and lotions did not carry warnings that are now required under California’s Prop 65.
One of the achievements highlighted in Hyatt’s 2012 CSR report is investing over $37 million in more than 200 energy efficiency projects.
In a major victory for opponents of the export proposals, the scope of the environmental review will be broad, and not limited to the PNW region as pushed by coal industry proponents.
Howard Schultz, who has often been depicted as a bit of a maverick for his staunch refusal to cut employee benefits – even in the face of revenue loss or criticism from shareholders, has stood up again, this time with regard to the Affordable Care Act.
More than 5,000 aluminum cans, 2,000 post consumer recycled water bottles and 50,000 recycled CDs and DVDs went into building Nike’s latest store, made of 100 percent trash, in Shanghai.
The Humane Society has joined forces with a green investment firm and a Methodist Church to pressure the world’s second-largest pork producer to revamp the way it treats its livestock. And Tyson’s shareholders are listening.
There are good reasons that CH2M Hill is consistently ranked as the top U.S. environmental firm, but for those with long memories the company’s innovative and ground-breaking involvement in the Rocky Flats nuclear waste site cleanup and closure is a great place to start.
After the narrow defeat of California’s genetically modified (GMO) labeling ballot initiative, Prop 37, supporters vowed to fight on. They shifted their focus to other states, including Washington, where residents will decide the fate of a similar ballot initiative called I-522 on November 5.