Corporate Sustainablilty – Page 7 – GBRI
 

Famous sportswear giant Adidas has set an example of environment friendliness by introducing new variations of its shoes- UltraBOOST, UltraBOOST X and UltraBOOST Uncaged- all manufactured from marine plastic debris. The new models reuse an average of 11 plastic bottles per pair on laces, heel webbing, heel lining and sock liner covers. The uppers of the […]

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Tech giant Apple has always supported sustainability and the latest announcement from the company is a proof of that. On Thursday, Apple announced that in near future, it will manufacture all its devices from recycled materials and also end its “reliance” on mining. The report issued by the company read: “Traditional supply chains are linear. Materials […]

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In true spirit of the Earth Month, The Kroger Co. has launched an ambitious program- ‘Sustainability Lives Here’- involving events and customer engagement to help highlight easy, earth-friendly and sustainable living practices.  The program aligns with Kroger’s corporate sustainability focus, which includes a goal of zero waste designation by 2020. Along with this campaign, Kroger is […]

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Leading transportation network company Uber has launched a new environmental initiative under which it plans to introduce more electric cars to its fleet. The company plans to start with the city of Portland, Oregon. Uber Electric is a partnership between Uber, Drive Oregon, Black Parent Initiative, Cynergy E-Bikes, and the electric vehicle industry. The program will […]

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Department store retailer Target has announced that it will gradually phase out the use of polystyrene foam packing for packaging and shipping their products. ‘As You Sow’, a nonprofit organization that promotes corporate sustainability, asked Target to “assess the reputational, financial and operational risks associated with continued use of foam packing materials and a timeline to phase […]

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Recognizing its environmental accomplishments, Citi Tower, Hong Kong was awarded LEED Platinum certification by the U.S. Green Building Council. LEED is the highest internationally-recognized rating a building can earn from the authoritative certification body in green building practices. This is the latest Citi-owned building to win the prestigious award. Citi Tower is on the waterfront of Kwun Tong, […]

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Irrespective of what Donald Trump believes, big corporate houses plan to carry forward their carbon-reduction schemes and feel that a low-carbon future is good for their businesses and their brands. Tech giants Apple, Amazon, Google and Microsoft said in response to the executive order signed last week, “Strong clean energy and climate policies, like the Clean Power […]

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The world’s largest beer maker, Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) , has committed to shift from fossil fuels completely by 2025. The company is the maker of famous beers like Corona, Budweiser, and Stella Artois. The international beer manufacturer announced that 100% of the its purchased electricity would be from renewable energy sources by 2025. It would roughly […]

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Samsung has announced that it will finally recycle millions of Galaxy Note 7 smartphones that were recalled after some of them exploded due to faulty batteries. The company will refurbish non-problematic components of the Galaxy Note 7, such as the camera and alarms, so they can be used and resold in future phones. For components that […]

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