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According to Stonyfield Farm's website, "In December, 2003, Danone purchased all non-employee owned shares of Stonyfield stock, enabling it to achieve majority ownership of the company, and thus consolidating Stonyfield's financial results. But in a unique...relationship, Gary Hirshberg, Chairman, President and CE-YO, continues to manage the company independently, and also retains majority board, control." See Stonyfield Farm & Groupe Danone Partnership Summary.
33 B Corp CEOs call for Business Roundtable leaders to put words into action by adopting benefit corporation governance structures
Author: B the Change
As the co-founders of the B Corp movement wrote for Fast Company in response to the announcement, “It’s a significant sign of our shifting culture that the country’s largest corporations and the organization representing their interests are revising...
Author: Michael Grothaus, FastCompany
"Patagonia, Ben & Jerry's, and 30 other companies tell the Business Roundtable CEOs to put up or shut up," 26 Aug 2019...
New guidance for companies encourages action to support civic freedoms & human rights defenders & explores opportunities for engagement
Author: Bennett Freeman with Sif Thorgeirsson, Adele Barzelay & Brooks Reed
"Shared space under pressure: Business support for civic freedoms and human rights defenders," 29 August 2018 ...
- Related in-depth areas: CEO activism and other positive business initiatives to protect civic freedoms Latest news on human rights defenders Positive company initiatives Technology and Human Rights: Digital Freedom
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B Corp movement should further integrate human rights to achieve goal of transforming capitalism, say researchers
Author: Joanne Bauer & Elizabeth Umlas, Stanford Social Innovation Review
Do Benefit Corporations Respect Human Rights? Fall 2017...
10 food & beverage companies recognise importance of sustainable agriculture to develop climate resilience
Author: Sara Sciammacco, Ceres
"Global Food and Beverage Executives Call for Action on Climate and Food Security at COP22", 17 Nov 2016...
Author: Elsa Wenzel, GreenBiz
Among hundreds of corporations backing COP21 climate actions, few are trekking to Paris, instead backing blockbuster commitments or coalitions to represent them…Here are some of the bulkiest groups…Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is teaming up with...
- Related in-depth areas: Mitigation
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Author: Ben & Jerry's, Clif Bar, Danone, General Mills, Kellogg, Mars, Nestlé, New Belgium Brewing, Stonyfield Farm, Unilever
As heads of some of the world’s largest food companies, we have come together today to call out [the] opportunity [to take action at Paris COP-21 that could change our world for the better]...Climate change is bad for farmers and for agriculture....
Author: Mathieu Jahnich, dans L'Express (France)
La réglementation pousse les entreprises à publier toujours plus d'informations sur les conséquences sociales et environnementales de leur activité et sur leurs engagements sociétaux…30 experts…ont livré leur vision des tendances ou les points clés à...
Tackling climate change is one of America's greatest economic opportunities of the 21st century (and it's simply the right thing to do).
Author: Business for Innovative Climate and Energy (BICEP)
The very foundation of our country is based on fighting for our freedoms and ensuring the health and prosperity of our state, our community, and our families. Today those things are threatened by a changing climate that most scientists agree is being...
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