Target: CSR & Sustainability News

Target Corporation, doing business as Target, is an American retailing company headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota. It is the second-largest discount retailer in the United States, behind Walmart. The company was founded in 1902 as the Dayton Dry Goods Company, though its first Target store was opened in 1962 in nearby Roseville, Minnesota.

Investors Plant $250M in Alternative Protein Startups– and More Dollars are Coming

The popularity of high-protein diets, concern over animal welfare and Silicon Valley’s obsession with the next hottest innovation has led to at least…

Target Aligns CSR with UN Sustainable Development Goals

Target's latest sustainability report showcases strong progress on many sustainability metrics and the latest trend in sustainability reporting: alignment with the sustainable development…

Target Tackles “Branded Trash” with New Recycling Initiatives

Sustainable companies do not want to produce packaging that reminds the public that their company is contributing to the landfill and litter problem.…

How Mindfulness Can Help You Be a Better Sustainability Leader

Given that the science is so clear on the beneficial impacts of practicing mindfulness, it’s easy to see why major corporations are charging…

Target Inches Closer to Selling 100 Percent Sustainable Seafood

Target is edging closer to 100 percent sustainable seafood, due to close work with its environmental partner, FishWise.

Target’s ‘Made to Matter’ Brings Sustainable Products to the Masses

Just entering its third year, this product portfolio is expanding with new entrants and new product standards.

Egg-Free Hampton Creek Scores More Shelf Space at Walmart & Target

Hampton Creek, the company behind Just Mayo, continues to find success with its egg-less products. New pancake and cake mixes, salad dressings, and…

Food Companies Sign Up for Protein Challenge 2040

The United Kingdom-based NGO Forum for the Future recently launched the Protein Challenge 2040, a coalition that aims to bring together the global…

Target Launches Gender-Neutral Home Décor for Kids

After careful research and questionnaires, Target found that modern parents have grown weary of the inherently blue or pink aisles that separate the…

Target Incentivizes Suppliers to Eliminate Toxic Chemicals

Target has posted a significant update to its sustainable products standard that is driving suppliers away from toxic ingredients.

3p Weekend: 10 Companies With Sensible Gun Policies

With the wave of violent gun crimes that have rocked the country in recent years, some companies are beginning to approach gun policies…

A Sustainable Supply Chain in the Garment Industry Saves 4 Major Companies $15M Annually

The global textile and garment industry is one of the world’s largest polluters due to its massive impacts on water, soil and of…

Walmart Unveils Virtual Sustainability Shop

Walmart will now be highlighting 10,000 "best in class" sustainable products across 80 categories as Sustainability Leaders.

Target to Double “Made to Matter” Organic and Sustainable Product Brands

Target’s will double its “Made to Matter” product line, which includes a variety of brands that are made with organic and sustainable ingredients.

Walmart, Target, Walgreens, GNC Accused of Selling Fake Supplements

Critics of the supplements industry will be calling for more regulations after what has been discovered at Walmart, Target, GNC and Walgreens.