Headquarters in USA
Author: Becky Dempsey, GreenBiz
More than 700 sustainability executives are set to convene next month in Arizona to discuss the trends, tools and technologies needed to move their companies toward a more sustainable future, energized by the climate goals set last month by the Paris...
- Related in-depth areas: Mitigation
- Related companies: 21st Century Fox 3M Baxter International Best Buy Boeing Campbell Soup Dell Dow Chemical Facebook Gap Genentech General Motors Kimberly-Clark Land O'Lakes McDonald's McKinsey Ralph Lauren Sealed Air Siemens Sodexo Staples Starbucks Steelcase Target Tiffany VF Corp Walmart Walt Disney Waste Management
- Related stories: VF’s submission to the Corporate Human Rights Benchmark disclosure platform
- Related companies: VF Corp
Author: Heather Clancy & Barbara Grady, GreenBiz (USA)
"A cheat sheet to industry-specific COP21 pledges", 8 Dec 2015...
- Related in-depth areas: Mitigation
- Related companies: adidas Allianz Alphabet Coca-Cola Deutsche Post Eileen Fisher Enel Facebook Gap General Mills GlaxoSmithKline Google (part of Alphabet) H&M HP (Hewlett-Packard) IKEA Interface Kellogg Levi Strauss Lloyds TSB Marks & Spencer Mars Michelin Microsoft Monsanto NRG Energy PepsiCo Procter & Gamble Royal Philips Electronics Salesforce.com Schneider Electric Skanska Sony Tesco Unilever VF Corp Volvo Group Walmart
Author: Meg Wilcox, Ceres
Citing droughts, temperature shifts and other impacts that will make apparel production “more difficult and costly,” the CEOs of seven top global apparel companies today issued a statement calling on government leaders to reach a strong climate change...
Corporate Information Transparency Index (CITI) ranks 100 brands on environmental supply chain performance in China
On October 22, 2015, the Corporate Information Transparency Index (CITI) released its ranking of 100 brands on their environmental supply chain performance in China.
Leading apparel brands & civil society announce project to create industry-wide standardised methodology for assessing labour conditions in supply chains
"Sedex Joins World’s Leading Apparel Brands and Organisations to Transform Global Labour Conditions", 21 Oct 2015...
USA: While more big corporations support climate change bills, oil industry still strongly opposes them
Author: Shane Ferro, Huffington Post (USA)
“Why Big Corporations Like Gap And eBay Are Mobilizing Against Climate Change”, 27 Aug 2015...
Author: Interfaith Center for Corporate Responsibility
On the second anniverary of the Rana Plaza tragedy in Bangladesh, in April of 2015, a coalition of global investors representing $2.5 trillion in assets sent letters to corporate members of the Bangladesh Accord for Fire and Building Safety (Accord)...
- Related stories: Rana Plaza two years on: Progress, but compensation and workers' rights still lacking
- Related companies: Abercrombie & Fitch adidas American Eagle Outfitters Benetton C&A Carrefour Carter's Cato Children's Place Costco Esprit Gap H&M Hudson's Bay Inditex J.C. Penney Jones Group Just Group Kohl's L.L.Bean Loblaw Companies Macy's Mango Marks & Spencer Nordstrom Phillips-Van Heusen Primark (part of Associated British Foods) Puma Sears Target Tesco VF Corp Walmart
General Mills is 1st major food company to commit to decrease emissions across operations & supply chain to reduce human impact on climate change
Author: Marc Gunther, Guardian Sustainable Business
“General Mills joins climate change fight and requires pledges from suppliers too” - 28 July 2014 ...
[PDF] Evidence of Corporate Disclosure relevant to the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights
This research was conducted to inform understanding of how companies currently report on their human rights performance, and how this maps against the UN Guiding Principles on Business & Human Rights. The research reviewed corporate disclosure of...
- Related in-depth areas: Latest news on UNGPs
- Related companies: Anglo American AngloGold Ashanti Associated British Foods Aviva Barclays BHP Billiton BMW BP Carrefour Chiquita Citigroup Coca-Cola Ericsson Ford Gap GlaxoSmithKline H&M Henkel Hitachi HP (Hewlett-Packard) L'Oreal McDonald's Merck Microsoft Nestlé Nike Nokia Novartis Novo Group Novo Nordisk (part of Novo Group) PepsiCo Procter & Gamble PVH (Phillips-Van Heusen) Randgold Rio Tinto Royal Philips Electronics SABMiller (part of Anheuser-Busch InBev) Shell Société Générale Starbucks Timberland (part of VF Corp) Total Unilever VF Corp Vodafone