transparency

Big News: Golden Agri Resources Commits to Fully-Traceable Palm Oil

One of the largest palm oil companies in the world, Singapore-based Golden Agri Resources (GAR), has announced a four-year plan to trace more…

Transparency and the Key to Consumer Trust

More than 100 years ago, the first fledgling calls for business transparency were heard. At that time, it was in the grueling textile…

Mars To Distinguish ‘Everyday’ and ‘Occasional’ Foods

Privately-owned food giant Mars is raising the bar with a bold, yet potentially slippery, new approach toward food labeling. What stands out most…

No, Chocolate Milk Doesn’t Help with Concussions After all

A research fiasco at the University of Maryland College Park finally ended last week when the university’s administration returned over $228,000 in funds.…

Panama Papers Reveal How the Well-Connected Wage Economic War

This week, the release of what are known as the Panama Papers is showcasing how some of the world’s wealthiest and most corrupt…

Greenpeace Does What Government Hasn’t: Releases Map of Indonesia Forest Concessions

The map was no easy effort, with Greenpeace Indonesia staff digitizing paper maps and PDF files that they collected from numerous companies.

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…

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…

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.

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.

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…

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…

Selecting Inventory That Balances Business Values and Consumer Feedback

Overall, the key to a carefully-crafted product selection is transparency.

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…

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…