Coca-Cola: CSR & Sustainability News

The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) is an American multinational beverage corporation and manufacturer, retailer and marketer of nonalcoholic beverage concentrates and syrups, which is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Why Olympic Sponsors Must Take a Stand Against Russian LGBT Discrimination

Despite understandable excitement and anticipation, the 2014 Sochi Winter Games have been somewhat tainted by Russia’s passage last summer of anti-gay legislation. With…
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Top Articles of 2013

Here were some of your favorite TriplePundit stories of 2013.
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Coca-Cola Converts to Hybrid Service Vans

Coca-Cola, the the largest beverage company in the world, with over 500 brands, recently announced that it is converting all of its 2014…
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Mexico Taxes Soda to Combat Obesity

Mexico has successfully passed legislation placing an 8 percent sales tax on sugary soft drinks in response to their obesity epidemic.
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The Problem with Coca Cola Enterprises’ ‘Don’t Waste, Create’ Campaign

Hearing about Coca Cola Enterprises’ (CCE) new sustainability initiative in the UK designed to boost the reuse and recycling of plastic bottles, my…
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Water, Coca-Cola, and the Strategic Power of Collaboration

Water binds us together. Yet only a select few companies realize that collaboration with the public and civil sectors is the only way…
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H&M’s Efforts in Bangladesh Show Why We Need Systemic Change in CSR

The efforts of H&M in Bangladesh show that no matter what type of CSR a company is pursuing, whether it’s ethical, altruistic or…
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National Parks Ask Bottled Water Industry to Take a Hike

Today, a broad coalition led by Corporate Accountability International is providing the grassroots support for four major national parks to take ban bottled…
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Alarming New Report Ranks Food & Beverage Companies on Nutrition Efforts

The global Access to Nutrition Index report and rankings was released last week, assessing the nutrition-related commitments, performance and disclosure practices of 25…
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Are Big Businesses Next in Line for Crowdfunding?

Would you be surprised to see an expense line item showing up on Coca Cola’s or Nike’s P&L for a Kickstarter campaign? Following…

It Pays to Invest in Women

  Last week it seemed as if Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook, was all over the media, including a segment on NPR in…
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NY Soda Ban Goes Down and Mississippi Passes Anti-Bloomberg Bill

Tuesday was supposed to be a day of celebration for NY Mayor Michael Bloomberg, when the new limits he proposed on big, sugary…

When Does Talking About Sustainability Become Too Risky?

This post first appeared on GreenBiz and can be viewed here. In recent weeks, McDonald’s, Coca-Cola and Clorox’s Green Works have been the targets…
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The Ad CBS Finds Too Offensive for Tonight’s Super Bowl

CBS rejected a Super Bowl ad of SodaStream because the content of the ad “seemed to have concerned CBS because it was a…
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Coca-Cola Sued Over Sugar-Laden vitaminwater

Coca-Cola is being sued over their advertising campaign that holds vitaminwater up as a healthy drink (which it isn't). The beverage giant's surprising…