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Burberry Commits to Phasing Out Toxic Chemicals from Supply Chain

The luxury brand Burberry Group PLC announced its commitment this week to removing all hazardous chemicals from its supply chain by Jan. 1,…
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Palm Oil Giant Commits to More Sustainable Forestry Practices

Your soap and chocolate bar may now be slightly less bad for the environment, or is it too late?
Trader Joe's continues to disappoint environmental activists seeking to pressure the company to improve its seafood sourcing practices.

Trader Joe’s Amends Sustainable Seafood Policy, Again

Trader Joe’s most recent update to its sustainable seafood policy has left environmental groups largely skeptical of the grocery chain’s commitment to preserve…
VW

Volkswagen Commits to Strict Carbon Emissions Limits

On March 4, right before the Geneva Motor Show, Volkswagen announced its decision to meet the proposed EU emissions target of an average…
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‘Cloud Computing King’ Salesforce to Power Data Centers with Renewables

Salesforce, the software-as-a-service company that Bloomberg Businessweek recently called "a cloud computing king," announced last week that it is "committing to work to…
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The Race for Green IT: Are Awards Keeping the Pressure on Microsoft and Co?

Microsoft's global sustainability director, TJ DiCaprio, talked about how awards, reporting and transparency help her do her job by holding the company's feet…
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Does China Really Need U.S. Coal?

There are many reasons to oppose exporting U.S. coal to Asia, including huge health, safety and environmental risks. But what if the entire…
APP Group Chairman Handing APP’s New Forest Conservation Policy to the Minister of Forestry

Asia Pulp & Paper Finally Commits to End Deforestation in Indonesia

Asia Pulp & Paper (APP), one of the world’s largest producers of paper and packaging, published a new ‘Forest Conservation Policy’ with unprecedented…
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Benetton Commits to Greening Supply Chain

Benetton Group is the latest global apparel company to join Greenpeace’s Detox Program in a move to green its supply chain.
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Apple’s Year in Review

No matter how you look at it, this was a hectic year for Apple from a sustainable point of view. Time and again,…
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Greenpeace Urges Waitrose to Dump Shell

Greenpeace has recently amped up its campaign urging the British grocery retailer Waitrose to sever its ties with Shell. But is Greenpeace misfiring?
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Zara Commits to Go Toxic-Free by 2020

On Saturday, Greenpeace announced that Zara has agreed to eliminate all discharge of hazardous chemicals from its supply chain and products by 2020.…
Target

Want to Keep Target Closed Thanksgiving? Get Shareholders Involved

What is the lesson from the passionate yet seemingly ineffective online protest against Target's early opening of its stores on Black Friday? Protesters…
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Marks & Spencer Raises the Bar on Safe Use of Chemicals in Textile Production

In response to the Greenpeace “Detox” campaign, Marks & Spencer announced new commitments to make the use of chemicals in textile production safer,…
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EPEAT Responds to Greenpeace Critique

EPEAT asked if they could respond to the post we ran earlier this week about Greenpeace and iFixit's concerns over EPEAT's rating system…