Target’s Simply Balanced collection, scheduled for a full rollout next month, will have an assortment of about 250 products. Nearly half of the line is organic, and three-quarters of it is GMO-free.
Author: Lisa Marie Chirico
Appliance manufacturer Electrolux recently launched a Facebook application, YourWaterMark, that promises to go a step further in water conservation by helping individuals assess their water use both inside and outside the home.
Fast food chains Wendy’s and White Castle, together with the National Council of Chain Restaurants, lobbied to repeal the Renewable Fuel Standard. They contend that fuel manufactured from corn, soy, and other agricultural crops pushes food and commodity prices up.
Although Ben & Jerry’s was sold to the British-Dutch conglomerate Unilever in 2000, their recent step towards manufacturing with GMO-free ingredients solidifies their commitment to their original mission statement which focuses on social initiatives.
In the heated competition for H-1B visas, fashion models who desire to work in the U.S. are handily taking the lead with a 51 percent success rate, in contrast to computer programmers, who have only a 28 percent success rate for acquiring H-1B visas.
While it’s unquestionably important for companies within the financial sector to be environmentally responsible in their day-to-day operations, those actions alone are simply not enough to create viable corporate sustainability.
It appears that soft drink giant Coca-Cola is taking the “best defense is a good offense” approach when it comes to thwarting claims and eliminating perceptions that their products contribute to obesity.
As social media continues to drive what best-selling author Seth Godin refers to as our “connection economy,” successful alliances, like that between “Planet Money” and Kickstarter, will likely multiply.
Iconic brand Levi Strauss and Co. is participating in the effort to drive consumers to think about recycling in a new light with the introduction of their limited-edition Waste
Some of today’s most popular (and unhealthy) products, from fast food to soda to tanning beds, are replicating the tobacco industry’s tried-and-true advertising and marketing strategies.
Consumers are already watching more and more TV on their mobile devices or the Internet, and pushing their old TV sets out the door. How will we manage the ongoing environmental impact that the accumulation of toxic e-waste brings?
The renowned Italian brand Gucci recently made a giant leap into sustainability. They chose to partner with Livia Firth and the Rainforest Alliance to produce the world’s first handbag line using leather from Rainforest Alliance Certified ranches.