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Coke v. Pepsi: Battle Stevia

Coke and Pepsi are each launching a stevia line - can they breathe life into the flagging soda market?
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Coke, Timberland Reduce Manufacturing Costs With Product Sustainability

Sustainability skeptics often claim that companies invest in product sustainability primarily to “look good” in the eyes of consumers. To them, sustainability is…
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Coca-Cola Issues 2013 GRI Report

The chairman of the board, Muhtar Kent, outlines in his letter accompanying Coca-Cola's third GRI report that, "there are no issues that will…
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What Will Get Athletes to Stop Endorsing Unhealthy Foods and Beverages?

A new study shows 100 top professional athletes’ endorsement of food and beverages and how many of them endorses unhealthy products. Why we…
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New Standards for School Vending Machines Provide More Than Healthy Snacks

New USDA standards for food and beverage sold in school vending machines that were prepared in collaboration with the food industry bring to…
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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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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…
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Behind Coca-Cola’s New Anti-Obesity Campaign

Coca-Cola's new campaign to fight obesity rings hollow. The company tries to promote the idea that all calories are the same, so drinking…
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ColaLife Uses Crates of Coke to Save Lives in Africa

Since 2008, ColaLife has worked with Coca-Cola to allow its “Airpods” full of rehydration salts to fit within crates of soft drink bottles.
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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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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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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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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…
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Cola-Cola Goes White to Help Protect Polar Bears’ Arctic Home

On November 1, those red cans of Coca-Cola will fade away. In a partnership with WWF, white cans will roll out to highlight…
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Pepsi’s New 100% Plant Based Bottle: Too Good to Keep to Itself?

We all know that the amount of plastic generated by the manufacture and consumption of beverages constitutes a huge use of resources. Coca…