Daabon Group, Hain Celestial and Fair Trade USA lead efforts to address social, environmental concerns regarding the world’s most-used vegetable oil crop
MIAMI, October 14, 2016/ 3BL Media/ - Socially and environmentally conscious cooks can now bake their cake and eat it, too. Today Daabon Group announced it has achieved the first-ever Fair Trade USA certification of a palm oil product.
In honor of Earth Week, Business Roundtable (BRT) released its 2016 sustainability report, Create, Grow, Sustain: People and Technology at Work, and features Eastman’s CEO, Mark Costa.
Now in its ninth year, the report details how companies are improving the quality of life in communities around the world while driving economic growth through a series of narratives from Business Roundtable CEOs.
As consumers and NGOs last year called for boycotts of products linked to deforestation and the haze crisis in Southeast Asia, Kimberly-Clark is one of the firms that emerged unscathed from the consumer movement.
Sustainability: Strategies and targets
At Kimberly-Clark, sustainability strategies are set every five years and consist of specific targets under three ‘pillars’ – People, Planet, and Products. These involve investing in social programmes, reducing the company’s environmental footprint and innovating to extend the life of its products and packaging materials.