transparency

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.
Forest Stewardship Council, FSC, Sustainable Forestry Initiative, SFI, forestry, transparency, Forest Ethics, Leon Kaye, auditing, Canada, forests, biodiversity

SFI Releases New Sustainable Forestry Standards, NGO Says Not So Fast

Last week the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) released a new set of standards that will guide the organization’s certification practices through 2019. In…
Leon Kaye, Triple Pundit, clean energy, corporate social responsibility, social enterprise, transparency, architecture, sustainability

Leon Kaye: What I Learned 1,000 Articles Later on TriplePundit

A lot has happened in the world of sustainability since I wrote my first article here on TriplePundit. Here are my thoughts 1,000…
Amazon, diapers, Amazon Elements, Seventh Generation, Honest Company, sustainable diapers, baby care, transparency, Leon Kaye

Amazon Enters the Diaper Business With Promises of Transparency

Amazon is promoting Amazon Elements, products that promise transparency -- starting with diapers and baby wipes.
Green Mountain Power Corporation, BMP, clean energy, solar, wind power, B Corp, transparency, Leon Kaye, cow power

Green Mountain Power First Utility to Become a B Corp

Green Mountain Power Corporation (GMP) announced this week it is now a B Corp—the first utility in the world to score this certification.
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How Businesses Should Respond to a Shifting Consumer Mindset

In general, millennials — or those who reached adulthood around 2000 — value transparency, causes and sustainable business practices. As these influential consumers…
WRI, World Resources Institute, forests, global forests, Unilever, Leon Kaye, deforestation, supply chain, Global Forest Watch, transparency

Unilever and WRI Partner to Stall Global Deforestation

Unilever and WRI have worked together to increase transparency in agricultural supply chains in order to stall the pace of global deforestation.
Clorox, ingredients inside, transparency, cleaning products, sodium lauryl sulfate, Leon Kaye, fragrances, ingredients inside app, ingredients disclosure

New Clorox App Allows Consumers to See More Ingredients Inside

Clorox recently announced an expansion of their “Ingredients Inside” program, which includes more information about fragrances. But is this really enough?