Corporate Sustainablilty – Page 3 – GBRI
 

Danone, the parent company of water brand Evian, announced that it will use only 100% recycled plastic bottles by 2025. At present, Evian’s water bottles use 25% recycled plastic. The company is expected to collaborate with startup Loop Industries to redesign its packaging. Loop Technologies, based near Montreal in Terrebonne, Quebec, has developed a technology that the […]

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Budweiser might have fallen from the top slot as America’s favorite beer, but the company is right up there as far as commitment to renewables is concerned. The beer manufacturer has announced that it will switch all of its US beer brewing to renewable electricity and is even launching a new label this spring that indicates that […]

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Shareholder advocacy group As You Sow recently revealed that fast food giant McDonald’s has agreed to stop using polystyrene foam packaging globally by the end of 2018. McDonald’s has not been using foam cups for hot beverages in the US since 2012, although they were being used for cold drinks and food trays in some parts […]

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While the Trump administration is busy promoting fossil fuels, rolling back Obama-era pro-environment policies and ignoring climate change, the country’s corporate giants are increasingly choosing to ignore the US president’s skeptical stance on climate change and moving ahead towards their own environmental goals. Several big names like Walmart, General Motors, Ford and Mars, appeared this week […]

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One of the primary worries that every electric vehicle owner has is the inadequate number of charging stations around. In the recent years, the number of charging stations has not increased in proportion to the number of electric vehicles on the road. But things are going to change very soon as Tesla opens its largest Supercharger stations […]

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Renowned beauty brands Clarins, Coty, L’Oreal and Groupe Rocher have come together to launch the Responsible Beauty Initiative (RBI) with EcoVadis, a provider of supplier sustainability ratings for supply chains. EcoVadis is working with the companies to ensure their suppliers have sound environmental business practices in place. The RBI is built on a Corporate Social […]

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As voices of dissent against the inhumane conditions under which poultry animals are kept are on the rise, world’s largest packaged food company has decided to use only eggs sourced from those hens that live outside of cages. With this announcement, Nestle has become the latest foodmaker to react to concerns about animal welfare. The Swiss […]

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In an environment-friendly move, leading global consumer goods company Procter and Gamble recently launched its new Fairy Ocean Plastic bottle that is made 10% from plastic collected from the ocean and beaches around the world, and 90% from post-consumer recycled plastic. The UK launch will include 320,000 ocean plastic bottles for the Fairy dish-washing brand, and P&G […]

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