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Whole Foods Market: CSR & Sustainability News

Whole Foods Market, Inc. engages in the ownership and operation of natural and organic food supermarkets. The company offers produce, seafood, grocery, meat and poultry, bakery, prepared foods and catering, coffee and tea, nutritional supplements, and vitamins. It also provides specialty products, such as beer, wine, and cheese; body care and educational products, such as books; and floral, pet, and household products.

Amazon’s Satellite HQ Could Reap Billions in Tax Breaks

Amazon could over $10 billion in reduced tax breaks and other incentives for its recently-announced second headquarters, but some civic leaders question the…

Will Whole Foods’ Lower Prices Make Sustainable Food More Accessible?

The Amazon acquisition of Whole Foods closed earlier this week, and some prices have been significantly reduced. Is this evidence that healthful and…

Investors Plant $250M in Alternative Protein Startups– and More Dollars are Coming

The popularity of high-protein diets, concern over animal welfare and Silicon Valley’s obsession with the next hottest innovation has led to at least…

GMO Salmon Arrives at Canadian Supermarkets, (Figuratively) Flies off the Shelves

The biotech company AquaBounty has recently sold five tons of their GMO salmon across Canada at an average of a relatively affordable US$5.30…

Did Amazon Acquire Conscious Capitalism Along with Whole Foods?

While speculation still unfolds over the reasons behind Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods, the founders of the "conscious capitalism" movement say this is…

Amazon’s Purchase of Whole Foods: Death to Retail?

The acquisition of Whole Foods by Amazon raises a bevy of questions about the future of retail. Are we seeing automation gone awry,…

Whole Foods In Wall Street’s Crosshairs After Declining Sales

After six consecutive quarters of declining sales, Whole Foods is in trouble. The company says it will open a chain selling lower-priced groceries,…

Advocates: Organic Food Companies Worked with Monsanto on Bogus GMO-Labeling Bill

“A bill of this importance merits hearings, expert testimony and thorough legal analysis, not the ‘backroom dealing’ that created this deeply flawed draft,"…

3p Weekend: 8 Companies Going All-In on Ocean Conservation

From startups founded with conservation at their core to leading companies making oceans a CSR focus, this week we tip our hats to…

Whole Foods Promises to Sell ‘Ugly’ Fruits and Vegetables

Whole Foods announced that it will start selling “ugly” fruits and vegetables in a partnership with the Bay Area startup Imperfect Produce.

Whole Foods Partners with SolarCity to Install PV Panels on 100 Roofs

Whole Foods has reached an agreement with NRG Energy and SolarCity to install as many as 84 to 100 solar rooftop installations on…

Recap: Eat More Fish! Sust. Seafood Convo w Whole Foods

TriplePundit chatted w sustainable seafood pioneers Whole Foods & Seafood Nutrition Partnership about how to help everyone eat more, better, healthier fish.

Kroger Takes a Bite of the Organic Market, Whole Foods Downsizes

Whole Foods stocks have declined in recent years. The company is fighting back with a new, leaner prototype of its brand, due to…

Greenpeace Says Buy Whole Foods’ Seafood

Greenpeace just released its Carting Away the Oceans report that ranks supermarkets on their efforts to protect oceans and seafood workers.

Whole Foods vs. ‘Whole Paycheck’

Whole Foods, often jokingly referred to as “Whole Paycheck,” faces a probe from the city of New York after investigators nabbed the upscale…