The U.S. chocolate and candy industry says it’s serious about portion control and sugar intake. A trade group representing some of America’s largest brands pledged to offer smaller sizes of popular candies and prominently disclose caloric information. But is this the last gasp of a struggling industry?
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.
Today Levi Strauss & Co. announced $1 million in grants for organizations that provide community outreach and legal assistance for immigrant, refugee, religious minority, and transgender communities.
The U.K. discount carrier says its emissions-reduction measures have been so successful that it plans to rewrite its long-term sustainability goals.
Crafting Mexican spirits like tequila and mezcal has a huge environmental footprint. But the artisan distillery Sombra Mezcal in Oaxaca says its process benefits both people and the planet.
John Mackey, co-founder and CEO of Whole Foods Market, warns: “Evaluate your investors very carefully. If you don’t choose the right investors and or partners, there will be a steep price to pay. Your dream and your company can be shattered.”
SPECIAL SERIES: Responsible Forestry
Demand for sustainable paper pulp, fiber and wood is growing fast, but there isn’t enough supply to keep up. Partnerships are key to bringing greater supply online.
VF Corporation the driving force behind North Face, Timberland and Wrangler, is upping its use of ethically sourced materials by introducing a new welfare policy and banning the use of angora, fur and exotic leathers.
JPMorgan Chase has increased its investment in Detroit by half — from $100 million to $150 million. It’s good news for the city, but are the bank’s intentions pure?
Not so fast, Senate. Republicans and Democrats joined together on Wednesday to block the repeal of the Obama-era ‘methane rule,’ which impacts oil and gas companies on public and Native American lands. President Trump however, intends to have the last word: He’s instructed the Department of Interior to get out its red pen.
Alaska Airlines has announced that its customers who are on parental leave can extend their elite status until months after they return to work. It’s an innovative program to delight customers without breaking the bank.
Unilever has made billions off of selling sachets in developing countries – but those little packages of products like shampoo and detergent have made a huge mess. Now the CPG giant says it will test a pilot recycling project in Indonesia to tackle the problem.
Iconic American luxury brand Tiffany & Co. flexes its muscles with a brief but diamond-hard takedown of President Donald Trump for dithering over climate change.
Multiple generations make up today’s workforce. To bridge the generational divide, managers must become more agile and focus on the needs of each employee.
Over the last few months, the Donald Trump administration has learned a hard fact: America’s mild-mannered neighbors to the north have a back bone. And they have spunk, too.
A recent court decision holds the oil giant responsible for massive violations of the Clean Air Act in Texas, the latest to show how little the company cares about the climate, or the environment.