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Corruption Perceptions Index 2013 Map

Corruption Perceptions Index: Corruption Around the World in 2013

Transparency International's 2013 Corruption Perceptions Index indicates that the abuse of power, secret dealings and bribery continue to ravage societies around the world.…
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4 Sustainability Lessons from Planet Money’s T-shirt

Planet Money's expose on T-shirt manufacturing provides some great lessons for sustainable businesses.
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Is Chipotle’s Scarecrow Film an Example of ‘Disrupt and Delight’ or ‘Disrupt and Dislike’?

This debate over Chipotle's new Scarecrow film got me thinking – while Chipotle’s campaign obviously tries to present a "disrupt and delight" approach,…
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PepsiCo Scratches “All Natural” Label From Naked Juice Bottles

PepsiCo announced late last week it will remove the “all natural” label from its Naked Juice product line for the foreseeable future.
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Can We Trust Organizations with Our Data?

Big data could help solve many problems, but only if we trust organizations enough to share our data with them.
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How Can Businesses Rebuild Trust?

Once lost, can businesses ever recover trust in their brands? The days when companies could control their products' and brands' messaging are long…
Chipotle customers can now find out which ingredients in the menu contain GMOs by referring to the chain's website.

Chipotle Makes History by Becoming First Fast Food Chain to Tag GMOs

Chipotle is the first American fast food chain to voluntarily display the presence of GMOs in its products.
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The World’s Most Sustainable Retailer? Marks & Spencer’s 2013 Plan A Report

The annual “Plan A” update from Marks & Spencer outlines what the company has done to mitigate its impact on society and on…
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Raytheon Decreases Emissions, but Could Increase Support for Veterans

Last week, Raytheon issued its annual corporate social responsiblity (CSR) report, with a focus on the environment, social issues and corporate governance.
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We Review HP’s 2012 Sustainability Report

This week HP released its 2012 sustainability report, which covers the company's work on carbon reporting, social enterprise and supply chain transparency.
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Could the GRI G4 Guidelines Become Too Burdensome For Business?

Next month, the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) will host its global conference in Amsterdam, a three-day event that will round up the top…
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LabDoor Promises to Bring Transparency to the Supplement Industry

LabDoor, a young technology startup, promises to hold the supplement industry accountable.
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Organic Bouquet Touts Sustainability Via Kathy Ireland’s Dubious Credentials

Kathy Ireland, with a past full of sweatshops and fights with PETA, is a spokesperson for a company touting its sustainability credentials, Organic…
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Integrated Reporting: It’s Not Just for Companies Anymore

More organizations, not just companies, are embracing integrated reporting, which is a plus for sustainability and transparency.
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IKEA’s Goal: Both Affordability & Sustainability at Home

IKEA Group releases its 2012 sustainability report today, explaining the company's goal to be a beacon of both sustainability and affordability in the…