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Monsanto Tests the Waters with Reddit ‘Ask Me Anything’ Session

Monsanto took to the Web in an unusual question-and-answer session last week, as part of Reddit's "Ask Me Anything" (AMA) platform. The questions…
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How Can We Operationalize Business Transparency?

Should CEO pay be tied to financial performance -- or even corporate responsibility goals? One consultancy says yes, and it's putting its theory…
Palm oil, Union of Concerned Scientists, transparency, Whole Foods, Colgate-Palmolive, supply chain, Leon Kaye, Kraft

Consumer Brands, Big Investors Call for Stronger Sustainable Palm Oil Standard

Archer Daniels Midland, ConAgra, Kellogg and institutional investors responsible for some $4 trillion of capital are among members of a multi-stakeholder group that…
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Taco Bell and Pizza Hut Slash Artificial Flavors and Colors

Taco Bell and Pizza Hut are the latest restaurants to join Chipotle's path to cut artificial flavors and become more transparent about recipes.
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Dialogue in Action: Deforestation-Free Commitments in Indonesia

The Forests Dialogue launched its first of a series of field dialogues on understanding “deforestation-free” commitments in Riau Province, Indonesia. As stated by…
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Legislative Trend Challenges Supply Chain Management

As more countries enact supply chain transparency laws to combat worker exploitation, businesses must rethink their approach to compliance.
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How Good is That Environmental Nonprofit, Anyway?

Greenpeace rates tech companies on their data centers. Oxfam America ranks food brands on the sustainability of their supply chains. The League of…
Palm oil, RSPO, Yum Brands, KFC, Taco Bell, Pizza Hut, transparency, human rights, Leon Kaye, fast food

Yum! Brands Commits to 100 Percent Responsible Palm Oil

The purveyor of KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell says it will ensure its suppliers meet guidelines set by the Roundtable on Sustainable…
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3p Weekend: 5 Signs American Food is Changing For the Better

American eating habits have been the joke of the world for years. The fat, lazy American filling up on junk food and soda…
Palm oil, Union of Concerned Scientists, transparency, Whole Foods, Colgate-Palmolive, supply chain, Leon Kaye, Kraft

Palm Oil Scorecard Shows Companies Still Have Much Work to Do

Union of Concerned Scientists released its 2nd annual palm oil report, which tracks 40 large companies sourcing huge amounts of palm oil within…
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ESG Disclosure: Investors’ New Obsession

Are you ready to bare it all? In a major shift in attitudes toward sustainability and the role of business in society, environmental,…
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Your Seafood May Be Connected to Slave Labor

Seafood products sold in the U.S. might be traced back to human and labor rights abuses, the AP reveals in a new report.
Prison labor, whole foods, the Colorado Correctional Industries, Colorado, tilapia, corporate social responsibility, Leon Kaye, transparency

Is Whole Foods Unethical for Selling Tilapia Raised by Prison Labor?

Whole Foods has long touted its “something great” tilapia, but the company is cagey about where they source it. No wonder: some is…
Domtar, pulp and paper, transparency, commercial forestry, Leon Kaye, The Paper Trail, supply chain, responsible sourcing

Domtar Brings Transparency to the Pulp and Paper Industry

Domtar has upgraded The Paper Trail, a Web-based interactive tool that tracks products coming out of the paper manufacturer's 13 mills in North…
Supplements, dietary supplements, transparency, Orrin Hatch, New York Times, Eric Schneiderman, DNA testing, LabDoor, Leon Kaye, Walmart, target, Walgreens, GNC

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.