An international trade court ruled against Philip Morris in the company’s lawsuit against the government of Uruguay over tobacco-labeling rules. The tobacco giant must pay Uruguay’s government $7 million in damages, along with all litigation costs, the panel ruled.
This category is about corporate social responsibility (CSR), a form of corporate self-regulation integrated into a business model. The goal of CSR is to embrace responsibility for the company’s actions and encourage a positive impact through its activities on the environment, consumers, employees, communities, stakeholders and all other members of the public sphere.
Some aren’t happy with the way Tesla and its co-founder, Elon Musk, are responding to a fatal accident involving the company’s autonomous-driving technology. If Tesla hopes to stamp out skepticism among investors and the public, a social media pivot is in order, argues 3p’s Leon Kaye.
“A sustainable world already exists,” Janine Benyus, co-founder of the Biomimicry Institute, said at the 2016 Sustainable Brands Conference. “And we need to access that wisdom.”
When heading out into unfamiliar territory, a map or a compass can keep us on course. Fortunately, there is such a “compass” for businesses staking their claim in a sustainable new energy economy.
“A bill of this importance merits hearings, expert testimony and thorough legal analysis, not the ‘backroom dealing’ that created this deeply flawed draft,” Andrew Kimbrell, executive director of the Center for Food Safety, said of the GMO-labeling legislation that hit the senate floor this week. “As it stands, this bill is a sham and a legislative embarrassment.”
According to a Norwegian energy consultancy, the U.S. edges out Russia by just over 3 percent and holds the mantle of having the world’s largest oil reserves.
Kashi’s new Dark Cocoa Karma Shredded Wheat Biscuits feature Certified Transitional ingredients that help increase access to organic foods.
Alyson Genovese, GRI’s head of corporate and stakeholder relations in the U.S. and Canada, explains what corporations need to know about the changing reporting landscape.
In its latest sustainability report, the global electronics and consulting company made several strong public goals to improve sourcing of paper and shift toward greater use of clean energy.
A new report from Thomson-Reuters looks at the world’s 500 largest companies and assesses if they are making the emissions cuts necessary to meet science-based climate goals.
Project Just’s online platforms connect consumers with data on the brands they love. We spoke with co-founder Natalie Grillon about the transparency challenges fashion brands face, and how gamifying the shopping experience is changing the way consumers think about their favorite brands.
Google, which describes itself as the world’s largest buyer of clean energy, announced another investment in renewables last week. Two new Google-backed wind farms in Norway and Sweden will power all of the tech giant’s data centers within the European Union.
A growing number of political observers are lobbing the fascist label at Donald Trump, and fellow billionaire Peter Thiel could get caught in the splatter.
For many Muslims, spread across the world from southeastern Europe to Indonesia, daily routines often center around work. The holy month of Ramadan provides a time for them to reflect and count their blessings.
“Brexit could potentially represent a great risk or a great opportunity to both the EU and to Britain,” says Christian Felber, author of “Change Everything: Creating an Economy for the Common Good.”