Seventh Generation: CSR & Sustainability News

Established in 1988, the Burlington, Vermont based company remains an independent, privately-held company distributing products to natural food stores, supermarkets, mass merchants, and online retailers across the United States and Canada.

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Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil Suspends Members

The RSPO terminated or suspended over 100 members for not submitting annual reports on sustainable palm oil production or procurement.
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3p Weekend: 7 Brands We’re Crushing On this Valentine’s Day

To celebrate this day of love, this week we're tipping our hats to seven brand crushes that have never let us down.
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Amazon Enters the Diaper Business With Promises of Transparency

Amazon is promoting Amazon Elements, products that promise transparency -- starting with diapers and baby wipes.
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10 Reasons to Make a Social Mission the Heart of Your Marketing

Today's consumers are looking for products with purpose and brands who care about more than just the bottom line. Here's how to reach…
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3p Weekend: 10 Companies That Are Actually Listening to Customers About Controversial Ingredients

While many companies turn a deaf hear to customers' requests for transparency, some are heeding the call and taking bold steps toward sustainable…
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Target’s ‘Made to Matter’ Collection Boasts Expansion of Sustainable Products

Target recently unveiled its latest move toward expanding sustainable, organic and natural product offerings. Housed under its “Made to Matter—handpicked by Target” program,…
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Seventh Generation Calls For Chemical Reform

Leading companies are participating in a coalition that urges Congress to update chemical safety laws.
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Stir It Up: How Three Unlikely Entities Came Together to Create the Perfect Recipe for Change

Green Mountain Energy, Whole Planet Foundation and Greyston Bakery came together to benefit each other, and in doing so, they became even stronger…
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Want to Sell Your Sustainable Product? Stop Being So Gloomy!

How can sustainable companies reach the 86% of "consumers who care," most of whom aren't moved by stories of gloom, doom, and impending…
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Ben & Jerry’s Social Mission

Although Ben & Jerry's is owned by Unilever, they continue to pursue their own social initiatives: Caring Dairy, fair trade and anti-GMO efforts.
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Seventh Generation Founder Jeffrey Hollender Develops Sustainable Condoms

When Hollender became a free agent in 2010, he decided to revisit his condom dream. He's planning to launch an organic and Fair…
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Cleanwell: Partnering with Nature to Clean

Cleanwell was incubated at IDEO utilizing human centered design, beginning with a hand sanitizing product that you can easily carry with you in…
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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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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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Walmart’s Sustainability Efforts Stall Under New Leadership

Several years after Lee Scott’s departure as CEO, something has gone seriously wrong with Walmart's sustainability progress. Was Walmart ever serious? Yes. I’ve…