In keeping with the growing focus on sustainable harvesting and production, General Mills (GM) announced yesterday that it will be making changes to how it harvests and packages 10 of the top ingredients it uses in its cereals and other products. — Full story at TriplePundit —
Wireless Shoppers Soon to Have Information on Device Materials, Energy Efficiency and Other Sustainability Attributes People eager to check out the newest, fastest and coolest mobile handset devices will soon be able to learn about its environmental features too. That’s because a new eco-rating system is planned for launch later this year by AT&T-, which […]
The Coca-Cola Company released its eighth systemwide Sustainability Report, titled Reasons to Believe. In the Company’s effort to increase transparency across its broad sustainability platform, this year’s Report was created using stakeholder feedback and, for the first time, follows the disclosure and reporting requirements of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) to achieve a self-declared grade […]
Southwest Airlines introduces new era of customer comfort and sustainability with evolution of the cabins interior design. Southwest Airlines introduced a new sleek cabin experience to enhance Customer comfort, improve fleet efficiency, and give back to the environment. Dubbed Evolve: The New Spirit Experience, the cabin update utilizes durable and environmentally responsible products to reduce […]
Mazda Motor Corporation issued the Mazda Sustainability Report 2011 in Japanese. The English version of the Sustainability Report 2011 will be published in early October. The Sustainability Report 2011 outlines Mazda’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) policies and achievements for the fiscal year ended (FYE) March 2011 (April 2010 to March 2011).
Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) announced the release of its 2010-11 Sustainability Report, which focuses on the Company’s efforts to build cleaner products and reduce the size of its own environmental footprint. In addition, the Company has updated its Sustainability Web site with all new stories on everything from Cummins’ environmental and community involvement efforts to […]
Gap Inc. (NYSE:GPS) today released its fifth Social and Environmental Responsibility report, a comprehensive update on its supply chain operations, environmental programs and community investment efforts from 2009 to 2010. “Gap Inc. takes seriously the importance of being a responsible company,” Gap Inc. Chairman and CEO Glenn Murphy said today. “For nearly 20 years, we’ve […]
Briggs & Stratton Corporation today announced the publication of the company’s second annual Sustainability Report. This report outlines Briggs & Stratton’s commitment to sustainability efforts and initiatives, which build on its 103-year legacy of environmental stewardship, community involvement, social responsibility, and economic performance. Furthermore, it highlights the progress Briggs & Stratton has made in the […]
Already a Leader in Offering Environmentally and Socially Responsible Products, Domtar Will Increase Its Annual Sales of FSC-Certified Paper by More Than 150,000 Tons Marking a new milestone in environmental responsibility, Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) announced today a broad expansion of its paper products that are certified to the standards of the Forest […]
Inspiration is derived from many sources. This year, with the release of its second annual sustainability report, Mohawk Industries highlights its source of inspiration – all the people who make Mohawk successful – while developing a comprehensive report that shows improvement and excellence in nearly every measure of sustainability for 2010.
International Paper’s 2010 Sustainability Report is now available to the public at www.internationalpaper.com Highlights of the report include: From 2007 to 2010, International Paper reduced its total energy use by nearly 7 percent – that’s about the same amount of energy needed to power 420,000 homes, or the reduction equivalent of removing one million passenger […]
Since first establishing its sustainability program in 2006, Wyndham Worldwide, one of the world’s largest hospitality companies, is measuring positive trends in reducing its environmental impact around the globe. The results are reflected in two new sustainability reports released by the company this month.
KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm, today announced it achieved a 22 percent carbon reduction over three years from its 2007 baseline target, as part of its plan to improve the environmental performance of its business. The firm also reduced its paper consumption by 33 percent and decreased its emissions from electricity […]
Dole Food Company, Inc. (NYSE: DOLE) announced today that it has launched its new Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability website. This tool is now fully integrated into Dole’s corporate website. It also specifically emphasizes Dole’s four pillars of sustainability (Carbon Footprint, Water Management, Soil Conservation and Packaging) in addition to Dole’s environmental and labor practices and […]
Interface, Inc. (NASDAQ: IFSIA), is a worldwide leader in design, production and sales of environmentally responsible modular carpet. The company is revealing highlights made over the past year in reducing its own negative impacts on the earth to demonstrate ways other companies can achieve progress toward sustainability. Among the top accomplishments heralded by Interface President […]
Espoo, Finland – Nokia has published its 2010 Sustainability Report, which contains information, facts, figures and examples of Nokia’s corporate responsibility and environmental activities in managing its operations and developing mobile solutions. Interview with Stephen Elop President and CEO of Nokia (excerpt from report) Q — What have been the biggest challenges or where has […]
Company on Track to Meet 2012 Goals, Raises Bar with New Set of 2020 Goals Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) today released its fifth annual Sustainability Report, which outlines the company’s environmental footprint reduction performance relative to seven key aspects of resource consumption, waste and air emissions. The company also announced a new set of 2020 […]
As of January, 2011, all IKEA US stores stopped stocking and selling Incandescent light bulbs. Ahead of the upcoming legislation – The Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 that will phase out all incandescent light bulbs by 2012-2014 (2). IKEA has now made these lights a thing of the past. As a result, IKEA […]
Sound business and social practices at IBM (NYSE: IBM) are a boon to more than just the company’s bottom line; it pays dividends for people and the planet. According to the company’s Corporate Responsibility Report for 2010, now available at www.ibm.com/ibm/responsibility, socially responsible behavior at IBM last year yielded a range of benefits: reductions in […]
Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE: WY) today announced its 2010 sustainability performance results are available online at www.weyerhaeuser.com/sustainability. The report also details the company’s new 2020 sustainability strategy, which establishes a number of new goals and targets while reinforcing existing commitments.
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