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.

Unilever Is Buying Up All the ‘Natural’ Consumer Products Companies

Yesterday Unilever announced that it will acquire Vermont-based Seventh Generation for an undisclosed sum. The Dutch-Anglo CPG giant is also in talks to…

Seventh Generation Establishes An Internal Carbon Tax

"The carbon tax anchors our greenhouse gas reduction strategy in the heart of our business, activating our entire organization in support of our…

Seventh Generation’s Plan to Take Over the Market Starts with Funny Woman Maya Rudolph

Can comedienne Maya Rudolph help Seventh Generation help get consumers to go green?

Patagonia, Clif Bar and Seventh Generation: Social Enterprise Investors

Did you know that Patagonia, Seventh Generation and Clif Bar each invest millions in social enterprises through their investment management funds? I didn’t,…

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.

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.

Amazon Enters the Diaper Business With Promises of Transparency

Amazon is promoting Amazon Elements, products that promise transparency -- starting with diapers and baby wipes.

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…

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…

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,…

Seventh Generation Calls For Chemical Reform

Leading companies are participating in a coalition that urges Congress to update chemical safety laws.

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…

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…

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.

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…