CVS Pharmacy announced on Wednesday that it would be stripping certain toxic ingredients from its personal care products. It’s the latest manufacturer to acknowledge the push from consumers, advocacy groups and state agencies for companies to be more responsible in what they put in their care products.
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SPECIAL SERIES: Building Healthier Communities
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The Center for Biological Diversity and Rep. Raúl Graijalva (D-Ariz.) joined forces to demand closer analysis of U.S. President Donald Trump’s proposed $22 billion “border wall.”
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San Francisco startup Blendoor ranked tech companies on their gender and ethnic diversity. The results are less than inspiring, but there are some real winners.
Google claims to have achieved gender parity across its global offices. The Department of Labor disagrees — and it’s suing Google for allegedly refusing to disclose employment and pay data.
Transparency matters to 21st-century shareholders. The Royal Bank of Canada and the Walt Disney Co. both heard from shareholders last month. They called for greater transparency into the companies’ political views and lobbying efforts.
A case before the Supreme Court over the “ownership”of a printer cartridge could have profound impact on our rights when it comes to using, fixing or reselling smartphones and other technology.
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After nearly three years, Flint and Michigan lawmakers inked a deal to address the city’s water crisis. But they didn’t explain why it took a huge lawsuit and more than a year of political wrangling to come up with a fix.
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On Friday, U.S. President Donald Trump and the State Department issued the go-ahead for the Keystone XL pipeline. They received terse rebuke from environmental and social advocacy organizations, which promised to fight the project in court. Can Trump actually speed the project through as he promised?