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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…
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General Mills’ Cheerios Facebook Page Morphs into an Anti-GMO Campaign

Anti-GMO campaigners have hijacked General Mills‘ Cheerios Facebook page and are calling for the cereal giant to ditch genetically modified ingredients.
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Humane Society Undercover Investigators Shine A Bright Light on Unsustainable Farming Practices

U.S. Humane Society undercover investigators take enormous risks, even possible prosecution, to bring to light unsustainable farming practices.
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RIP, Food Transparency and Proposition 37

Proposition 37 is heading to defeat after scoring an approval rating of over 60 percent two months ago.
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Why Metrics Matter in Business Sustainability

Can sustainability metrics help steer business on a sustainable source? Much work needs to be done for the planet to remain viable for…
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BSR Survey: Investors Don’t Read CSR Reports

Sustainability has traveled lightyears in the last two decades, but is not yet woven into the fabric of the American corporation, according to…
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Yogurt Company Launches Pro-Prop 37 Food Labeling as Measure’s Support Falters

Strauss Family Creamery of Petaluma released new pro-Proposition 37 packaging on its yogurt and milk containers.
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Latest Merck CSR Report Touts Access to Health, Water Stewardship

Merck released its 2011 CSR report, in which the company discusses successes and challenges on the health, economic and environmental fronts.
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What is Sustainability Reporting? 8 Tips for the Casual Reader

Although sustainability reporting has become mainstream and more and more companies use a uniform set of guidelines (GRI), a casual reader might still…
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Executive Pay Transparency May Come to Global Reporting Initiative

The latest iteration of the Global Reporting Initiative includes a surprising requirement for transparency around executive pay - disclosing the ratio of the…
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Why Communication Should Be at the Heart of Any CSR Strategy

When you get into the nitty-gritty of what your corporate responsibility strategy is and what type of goals you are setting for the…
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Is Avon’s New CSR Blog Ready to Come Calling?

Avon has just started a new CR blog, Avon’s Calling, as the latest effort in its goal to be transparent and to offer…
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Nike is Unlocking the Secrets of Sustainable Materials

Nike is partnerhing with Random Hacks of Kindness (RHoK) to allow any user to mine as well as contribute to its database of…