Nike: CSR & Sustainability News

NIKE, Inc. is engaged in design, development and marketing of footwear, apparel, equipment and accessory products. NIKE is a seller of athletic footwear and athletic apparel in the world. The Company sells its products to retail accounts, through NIKE-owned retail stores, and Internet sales, and through a mix of independent distributors and licensees, in over 170 countries around the world. NIKE’s athletic footwear products are designed primarily for specific athletic use.

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How Nike Embraced CSR and Went From Villain to Hero

In the late 1990s, faced with overwhelming public anger, Nike accepted responsibility for poor working conditions in its supplier factories and vowed to…
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A Brief History of Sustainable Fashion

A brief look into the industry’s storied past illuminates how corporate style-setters have responded to shifting consumer demands, market trends and natural resource…
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The Rise of Sustainable Fibers in the Fashion Industry

The road toward more sustainable fibers will be a long one with plenty of failures and misses, but it's necessary for a more…
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Best Business Innovations of 2014

Google's autonomous vehicles passed 500,000 driver-free miles last year. But that wasn't the only buzzy-worthy business innovation of 2014.
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My 2014 Sustainability Moment of Optimism

When I talk about optimism, I’m not talking about burying your head in the sand or daydreaming about a utopian future, but about…
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Forced Labor Occuring Now in Uzbekistan’s Cotton Fields

In addition to offending all notions of civil liberties, the Uzbek forced labor system is just plain bizarre. For example, one’s work boss…
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Could Sportswear Be the Tipping Point for Sustainable Apparel?

With leading brands such as Nike incorporating sustainable fabrics and manufacturing practices into their products, the average consumer is probably unaware of the…
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The Business Risks of Water Shortages

The world's biggest businesses are increasingly exposed to water risk while responses to calls by large investors for increased reporting and accountability have…
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CDP: Just Disclose Before Your Investors Make You

CDP Founder Paul Dickinson covers Nike's refusal to disclose its water consumption during an interview at Sustainable Brands London
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Watch Out for That Cliff: The Urgency of Driving Sustainability in Business

“We must have a sense of urgency,” Brad Tomm, senior manager of campus operations and sustainability at Zappos, said during a HP Living…
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Ford Edges Closer to ‘Growing’ Its Own Car Parts

Ford has developed and launched eight plant-based materials for use in its car parts -- and the company isn't stopping there.
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3p Weekend Preview: An Early Look at SXSW Eco 2014

We don't know about you, but the 3p team is getting pretty excited to attend the SXSW Eco conference in Austin next week.…
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3p Weekend: 10 Companies That Stand for LGBT Equality

As marriage equality legislation makes its way through courtrooms across the country, it's clear that equality will soon be the norm rather than…
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Is Walgreens a Sustainable Company Given Its New Tax Avoidance Strategy?

Walgreens is now considering moving the company’s headquarters to Switzerland to lower its tax bill. How does this jive with the company's sustainability…
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3 Ways Brands Can Make Sustainability Work for Them

Sally Uren, CEO of Forum for the Future, describes three key ways brands can delivers solutions to sustainability issues and create real, enduring…