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.

EDF Climate Corps Fellows Find $650 Million Worth of Operational Cost Savings

This summer, 96 MBA and MPA students placed in 78 companies, cities and universities through the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) Climate Corps. They…

Target Commercial Shoots Go Eco-Friendly

Target partners with EcoSet, an environmental production company founded as a response to the environmental impact of the film production industry, for commercial…

Target Announces Corporate Responsibility Goals

Target announced its corporate responsibility scorecard, with a focus on the environment, education, healthy living, and community work.

Target Customers Respond to New Recycling Program

About one year into Target’s new recycling initiative, the results seem pretty impressive. In the first nine months alone, the store collected 170 …

When Public Exposure Forces Change, How Sincere is the Transformation?

Recently, Fast Company reported Kimberly Clark’s change of heart concerning its sustainability practices after an aggressive and protracted Greenpeace campaign to expose their…

The Outdoor Industry’s Eco Index: How it Changes the Game for Any Business

By the Sequoia Lab Team If you could reduce your product packaging costs by 38% while offering a more sustainable solution to your…

Design Matters: How Replenish is Reinventing the Household Cleaner Bottle

We normally reserve start-up company coverage for Friday, but we wanted to be among the first to scoop the launch of Replenish –…

Walgreen’s Latches on to Plastic Bags, Offers Alternative Uses

Walgreen’s (am I the only one that walks in there with a rumpled canvas bag?) offers some suggestions to its consumers for dealing…

Red and White Target Takes Another Step Toward Green

Target, the store with the red and white bulls-eye logo, has taken another step towards green this month, announcing a new recycling initiative…

How Target Invests In Sustainability

Target Corporation, one of the largest general merchandise store chains in the U.S., focused on making its stores more energy efficient in 1989…