Major Commitments to Fair Trade Certified™ Coffee Support Farming Communities Facing Industry-Wide Pricing Challenges
OAKLAND, Calif., March 20, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Fair Trade USA, the leading certifier of Fair Trade products in North America, in collaboration with the Sustainable Coffee Challenge, announces a group of joint commitments with major partners deeply committed to sustainable coffee sourcing and improved farmer livelihoods. This announcement comes at a pivotal moment for c
by John Howell, Editorial Director & VP of Content, 3BL Media
The collision of principle and policy in current affairs has just ratcheted up several notches in intensity. The reason? The latest round of tariffs on Chinese goods imported into the U.S. that takes direct aim at profits at a number of the largest multinationals. After losing the lobbying battle to stave off this latest round, these companies are going public with their protests, hoping to encourage a rollback by taking a collective stand against a policy that hits their bottom line.
August 31, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The sustainability nonprofit organization Ceres announced today that Target (NYSE: TGT) and U.S. Bank (NYSE: USB) have joined the Ceres Company Network. The Ceres board of directors approved the two new memberships in July.
Cotton represents nearly half the fiber used to make clothes and other textiles worldwide. But the economically valuable fiber is also a water-hungry crop to produce. It can take between two to five thousand gallons of water to produce two pounds of cotton—about equal to a tee shirt and a pair of jeans. And then there is the heavy use of chemicals to protect the vulnerable plant from insects, weeds, and disease. How could this widely grown and useful fiber be grown more sustainably?
Indra Nooyi and Brian Cornell have a lot in common. They first met back in 1998, when Indra was leading strategy and business development for PepsiCo, and Brian was managing Tropicana’s North American business. In 2012, they worked together again as colleagues at PepsiCo, growing its global food and beverage business. Today, as chairman and CEO of PepsiCo, Indra is known as an inspiring leader and a champion of diversity. As chairman and CEO of Target, Brian also leads a company that holds up Inclusivity as a core belief.
Wearables have been all the rage recently and many organizations have tapped into the technology, making it easier for consumers to link physical activity to a good cause. Organizations like Charity Miles and collaborations such as Bank of America's work with (RED) and Nike have led the way in the space, getting adults active and excited about making an impact on issues they care about.
Thermo King awards Target for its sustainable achievements within the temperature-controlled transport industry
RIALTO, Calif., June 3, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Thermo King, a manufacturer of transport temperature control solutions for a variety of mobile applications and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, presented Target with the 2015 Energy Efficiency Leader Award today at Target’s Rialto distribution center.
PHOENIX, USA, March 2, 2014 /3BL Media/– Last week, Kevin Rabinovitch, Global Director of Sustainability for Mars,Incorporated, took part in a workshop session at the GreenBiz forum, which aimed to highlight the business case for companies to invest in renewable energy.
The session, entitled "The Power of Companies in the Shift to Cost-Effective Renewables", questioned how companies are creating new opportunities using utilities to acquire more cost effective and renewable energy.