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.

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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.
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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…
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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

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…
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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.
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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…
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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…
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Walmart Unveils Virtual Sustainability Shop

Walmart will now be highlighting 10,000 "best in class" sustainable products across 80 categories as Sustainability Leaders.
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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.
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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.
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Can Companies Restore Consumer Confidence After a Data Breach?

Target’s 2013 data breach eroded customer trust, which was demonstrated in its sales numbers after the crisis: The retail giant’s profit dropped almost…
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Target Pushes ‘Long-Term Value’ in 2013 Sustainability Report

"It’s about making sure the partnerships we take, the processes we follow and the products we sell are helping us create long-term value…
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Retailers Play Increased Role in Moving Markets Away from Toxic Chemicals

In response to market campaigns and consumer pressure, major retailers are playing an increased role in moving the market away from toxic chemicals.…
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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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Supply Chain Worker Rights: From Good Intentions to Implementation

Today, worker rights might even be considered an oxymoron. But it’s a struggle well worth engaging as both a holding action and in…