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GMOs, GMO labeling, General Mills, supply chain, transparency, FDA, Leon Kaye

Why GMO Labeling Matters

After a long fight, Vermont's GMO-labeling law will take effect this summer. One of the largest food companies in the U.S. now says…
Chipotle, animal welfare, local, beef, corporate responsibility, Leon Kaye

Free Food Can’t Salvage Chipotle’s Reputation

The past year has not been kind to Chipotle, as contamination outbreaks also revealed less than sustainable, local and transparent business practices. Can…
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Jessica Alba’s Honest Co. Claps Back at Claims of Dishonesty

Jessica Alba’s Honest Co. is fighting claims that it might not be so honest after all.
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The Power of Transparency

Despite honest intentions, transparency is rarely easy. It’s one thing to promise it — and another thing entirely to deliver on that promise.
Chiptole management closed all of its U.S. stores Monday -- including this one in Lake Bluff, Illinois -- to reboot employee food safety training.

Chipotle’s Nationwide Safety Trainings: An ‘Air Ball’?

Chipotle management closed all of its U.S. stores Monday to reboot employee food safety training. But it wasn't exactly the transparency slam-dunk promised…
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Will Amazon (Finally) Go Green?

It seems Amazon is (finally) setting up a sustainability team. Is the e-commerce giant getting serious about sustainability, or is this mere lip…
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Selecting Inventory That Balances Business Values and Consumer Feedback

Overall, the key to a carefully-crafted product selection is transparency.
Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard (right) and The North Face founder Doug Tompkins (left) on a climb.

Why Transparency is the Future of the Lead-Generation Market

The lead-generation market is in the midst of its own battle with transparency. Those companies that embrace, rather than fear, transparency will lead…
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Gallery: Protest Against Engie, a Fossil Fuel Sponsor of COP21

Yesterday, at COP21, dozens of silent protesters stood along the entryway to Engie's talk, holding up signs and voicing their opposition to the…
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COP21: Brought to You By … Big Polluters?

The world is coming together to try to build a clean energy future, but the UNFCC COP21 Paris climate talks themselves are being…
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Breaking Through the Complexity: Transparency and COP21

Let's be real for a second. United Nations negotiations are complex. Transparency is key to an agreement that not only makes sense, but…
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To Attract Millennial Money, Corporate Social Responsibility is More Important Than Ever

With 67 percent of millennials considering their investments as expressions of their social, political and environmental values, it’s clear who is driving this…
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Antibiotic Apocalypse Economics

An antibiotic apocalypse is upon us due to failures in food product labeling tied to unsustainable farming practices. 3p economic correspondent Bill Roth…
Grain, Brazil, land grab, TIAA-CREF, Leon Kaye, transparency, corporate social responsibility

American Financial Services Giant Attacked for Role in Brazilian Land Grab

According to Grain, a small NGO that supports small farmers and social equality movements, the financial services giant TIAA-CREF has had a central…
In a first-of-its-kind endeavor, Eco Village was designed to prove that zero energy neighborhoods can be affordable, beautiful, durable and comfortable.

Breaking Down Barriers to Net Zero Homes

Many building product manufacturers have pushed the limits of energy efficiency in their products. Today, it’s possible to achieve not just a “greener…
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