TCFD Reaction: 'Turning Point for Climate Disclosure'


Originally posted on Environmental Finance.

The launch of TCFD's recommendations were today hailed as a landmark moment for investors campaigning to have climate considerations integrated into mainstream reporting.

Nestlé, Unilever, FedEx and WBCSD on Finding Profit in Social Purpose

by Terry Slavin

A recent Ethical Corporation webinar explored how companies can measure their social impact

It’s easy for companies to keep track of how successful they are in hitting environmental goals, as evidenced by the growing popularity of initiatives such as science-based targets and the RE100, where companies commit to renewable energy targets. 

Korea’s CSR Strategy: An Interesting Mix of Profit and Social Change


A trip to South Korea is an eye-opening look at how companies there are achieving positive social change while turning a profit.


A trip to South Korea is an eye-opening look at how companies there are achieving positive social change while turning a profit.

Selling Sustainability: Organic Startup Honest Company in Talks with Unilever - The Minute

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Unilever is in talks to acquire the Honest Company, the organic personal care products business co-founded by actress Jessica Alba. According to the Wall Street Journal, the price is rumored to be north of $1 billion. That’s for a company with a reported $300 million in annual revenue. The sums involved are truly impressive. But even more significant is what the potential sale represents.

Global Food and Beverage Companies Call On House Lawmakers For Urgent Action On Climate Change

Ben & Jerry’s, Clif Bar, Kellogg Company, Mars Incorporated, PepsiCo, Stonyfield, Unilever to highlight impact of climate change on their supply chains
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May 25, 2016 /3BL Media/ - In the wake of the Earth Day signing of the historic global climate agreement, more than a half-dozen leading food and beverage companies converged on Capitol Hill today to press U.S. House lawmakers for federal action on climate change.

Five Global Companies Join Forces to Fight Migrant Worker Exploitation

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May 4, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- The Coca-Cola Company, HP Inc., Hewlett Packard Enterprise, IKEA and Unilever today in London launched a new collaboration, the Leadership Group for Responsible Recruitment, focused on promoting ethical recruitment and combating the exploitation of migrant workers in global supply chains across industries. The five founding companies have committed to the ‘Employer Pays Principle’, which states that no worker should pay for a job - the costs of recruitment should be borne not by the worker but by the employer.

The Sustainability Consortium Releases Landmark Report to Drive More Sustainable Consumer Products

“Greening Global Supply Chains: From Blind Spots To Hotspots To Action” Provides Practical Pathway To Both Manufacturers And Retailers To Reduce Social and Environmental Impacts And Uncover New Market Opportunities
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TEMPE, Ariz., April 21, 2016 /3BL Media/ – The Sustainability Consortium (TSC) announced today the release of its first Impact Report, marking a significant collaboration between leading multi-national corporations, civil society, and academia, combining science and metrics with practical guidance on implementation to accelerate the rise of more sustainable supply chains, and more sustainable consumer products.

Post-Paris: There is no Denying Clean Energy Future


On February 9, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling to pause implementation of the Clean Power Plan while the lower court reviews the legality of the regulations. The “stay” of the rule means that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) may not enforce the Clean Power Plan pending the resolution of the case on the merits.  That challenge is currently before the U.S.

The CEOs of Coca-Cola, The Hain Celestial Group, Inc., Hershey’s and PepsiCo Join Food & Beverage Call for Climate Action

On the Eve of COP21, 14 Global Food and Beverage CEOs Send Joint Letter Appealing to Policymakers to Act on Climate Change
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Nov. 24, 2015 /3BL Media/ - With key international climate negotiations one week away, the chief executive officers of Coca-Cola, The Hain Celestial Group Inc., Hershey’s and PepsiCo announce today that they’ve joined with ten of their peers in signing a joint letter to U.S.


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