Corporate Responsibility – GBRI
 

It is high time hotel chains start taking note of the plastic pollution they cause, just like the InterContinental Hotels Group. Last year, IHG banned plastic straws from all of its hotels which include the Holiday Inn and Crowne Plaza chains. Now the hotel group aims to eliminate the travel-sized plastic toiletry bottles from its hotels, replacing […]

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Following pressure from leading environmental group Greenpeace, soft drinks giants Coca-Cola and Pepsico recently announced that they will no longer remain the members of the Plastics Industry Association – a trade group that has spent millions in state legislatures fighting plastic bag bans. There were concerns that the companies’ membership in the group contradicted their commitment to reducing […]

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Campaign platform CDP recently formed a $10 trillion investor alliance including names like HSBC and Investec to demand major global firms to reveal the true impact of their operations on the environment. The alliance accused more than 700 big global companies of not revealing the full extent of their impact on the climate crisis, water […]

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In order to appeal to its more health-conscious clientele, fast food giant McDonald’s just announced that it will remove artificial ingredients like preservatives and fake colors from six of its most popular burgers. The company has also transitioned to making fresh patties to order in most of its U.S. locations, cutting high-fructose corn syrup out of its […]

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