Author: Leon Kaye
Recent studies suggest that including some meat in the diet may actually be the most responsible approach if we are going to feed the planet sustainably and responsibly.
On Monday, the Swiss Coalition for Corporate Justice delivered a petition with 120,000 signatures to the federal government that supports a constitutional amendment requiring companies to be as compliant on human rights and environmental matters abroad as they would be at home.
In a letter to FIFA, a Dutch labor organization asked soccer’s international governing body to pay damages to a Bangladeshi migrant worker by the end of this month or face a court case in Zurich. The group says the worker’s story is emblematic of the ongoing abuses migrant workers face in Qatar while building stadia to host the 2022 World Cup.
Congo provides about half the world’s supply of cobalt, but this conflict mineral has ties to human rights abuses and child labor.
Brazil’s beef industry is booming, with plenty of environmental and social consequences. When it comes to deforestation, indirect suppliers with a huge role in the country’s supply chain present a massive challenge stakeholders are trying to address.
During this election cycle, politicians are pushing for a renewal in manufacturing. But the needs of the millions of Americans who struggle working in the service economy need to be addressed first, argues 3p’s Leon Kaye in this op/ed.
SPECIAL SERIES: Black Lives Matter and Beyond: Corporate Leaders Respond
How can a company demonstrate that it is an ally of the Black Lives Matter movement, or any group that considers itself under-represented or the object of bias in the workplace?
Another startup, Palo Alto-based SunToWater, claims it has a residential and commercial solution that can produce drinking water from air with minimal energy. But does the system deliver?
What are some of the most garish pink ribbon-inspired cause marketing campaigns in recent memory? Here are five of the worst pinkwashing examples to be promoted during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Beef industries across the world, which are under social, environmental and economic pressure of becoming more sustainable and responsible, should take notes from some recent progress and challenges as reported by the Canadian beef industry.
This week, the European Parliament voted to approve the global deal negotiated at last year’s COP21 climate talks in Paris. The EU ratification makes the Paris Agreement legally binding worldwide.
Beef consumption is on the rise, and that has big implications for the planet’s long-term health. The Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef met in Alberta, Canada, this week to prove it can contribute solutions to the world’s growing environmental stress.
Last week, the FDA advised consumers to stop using homeopathic teething tablets and gels due to potential health risks. In an ongoing trend against transparency, some homeopathic product manufacturers seemed dismissive of the warning. But some top retailers aren’t buying it.
SPECIAL SERIES: Are Americans Getting Healthier?
Supporters of what is often called the “fat acceptance” movement say they want to stop the bias society often directs toward overweight people, especially women. Opponents say this is only rationalizing, even glorifying, obesity. Where’s the middle ground?