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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After 60 Years, Coca-Cola Returns to Burma

According to Coca-Cola, its renewed investment and operations in Burma will follow what the company describes as its strict human rights policy.
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GMO Labeling: Does Proposition 37 Pit “Children” Against “Parents?”

A number of small organic food companies are at odds with their parent corporations when it comes to the question of organic food…
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The New Tobacco Wars with Joe Chemical and New Yorkers for Beverage Choices

Cigarettes have never been more popular. Well, at least on drawing board of two advocacy campaigns trying to shape public perception on controversial…
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Do the Tobacco and Beverage Industries Share the Same CSR Playbook?

New research warns that public health advocates must continue to monitor the CSR activities of soda companies and remind the public and policymakers…
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eGood Hooks Customers Up with Local Businesses that Give Back

An interview with Zack Swire, the founder of eGood - a new stat-up letting you use your mobile phone to find businesses in…
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Coca-Cola Stoops to Corporate Bullying Against SodaStream

Coca-Cola has threatened SodaStream with a cease and desist letter in South Africa. The controversy started from SodaStream's display of cages full of…
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New York City Soda Ad Wars Heat Up

The New York City advertisement wars over sugary drinks are heating up.
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Are the Greatest Brands in the World Sustainable?

What makes a brand a great brand? And is there something common to all the great brands that differentiate them from the ordinary…
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Five Global Companies Pledge Cooperation on Bioplastic

Coca-Cola, Ford Motor, Heinz, Nike and Procter & Gamble (PG) pledged last week to form a strategic working group to ramp up the…
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Coca Cola Enterprises Invests $23 Million in Energy Efficiency

International beverage icon Coca-Cola Enterprises recently released their seventh Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability (CRS) report entitled, “How can a drink build a more…
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Jeffrey Hollender Chats with CSR Execs from Intel, Coca Cola and Verizon

Last week at the Social Innovation Summit Jeffrey Hollender hosted a panel entitled 'green vs. green' with Jeff Seabright, Chief Environmental Officer of…
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10 Outstanding CSR Reports

In an earlier post, Christian Hicks, Creative Director of Corporate Responsibility at AHA! listed seven signs he uses to determine if a company…
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As Earth Month Winds Down, Honest Tea Recycles Old Facebook Posts

Last week Honest Tea launched a Facebook app that may just encourage you and your peers to recycle in a partnership with Recyclebank.
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Was the Hype Around Bloom Energy Two Years Ago Justified?

About two years ago Bloom Energy revealed its top secret “Bloom Box” fuel cell system and immediately created an incredible buzz around it.…
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Massachusetts Town Struggles With Coca-Cola’s Waste

A Cola-Cola plant in Northampton, MA, churns out wastewater at a rate that is becoming to expensive for the city's wastewater treatment facility…