November 19, 2017

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Smithfield Foods Announces New, Industry-Leading Environmental Initiative, Smithfield Renewables

Posted: Oct 12, 2017 – 02:30 PM EST

SMITHFIELD, Va., Oct. 12 /CSRwire/ - Smithfield Foods, Inc. announced today the launch of Smithfield Renewables, a new platform within the organization that will unify, lead and accelerate the companys industry-leading carbon reduction and renewable energy efforts. Smithfield Renewables will ensure the company...

Climatecare Supports Aviva to Win UN Momentum for Change Award

Posted: Oct 12, 2017 – 08:44 AM EST

OXFORD, U.K., Oct. 12 /CSRwire/ - Leading global insurance provider, Aviva Plc, has been awarded a prestigious UN Momentum for Change award, in recognition of the companys flagship and fully comprehensive action to tackle climate change. With the importance of avoiding a plus-two-degree...

Over 36 Major Brands Pledge to Achieve Sustainable Cotton by 2025

Posted: Oct 11, 2017 – 07:05 PM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 11 /CSRwire/ - 23 more of the world's most renowned clothing and textile companies, including Burberry, Adidas, Kathmandu and Timberland today pledged to use 100% sustainable cotton by 2025[1]. 36 major brands and retailers have now signed up to the...

Renowned Aboriginal Rights Lawyer Peter Grant Joining Case Against Chevron on Behalf of Ecuadorian Communities

Posted: Oct 10, 2017 – 10:00 AM EST

TORONTO, Oct. 10 /CSRwire/ - Peter Grant, the renowned Canadian aboriginal rights lawyer who recently helped to win a major case before the countrys Supreme Court, is joining the legal team of indigenous groups in Ecuador who are moving to enforce a $12...

“Our Vision Is a World That Runs Entirely on Green Energy”

Posted: Oct 09, 2017 – 04:00 AM EST

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Oct. 09 /CSRwire/ - Following a profound strategic transformation from black to green energy and recent divestment of the oil and gas business, the Danish energy company DONG Energy is changing its name to rsted and boosting their vision for a...

Greenpeace Founder Rex Weyler: Chevron Showing “Disrespect” In Canada Toward Amazon Indigenous Groups

Posted: Oct 08, 2017 – 01:06 PM EST

TORONTO, Oct. 08 /CSRwire/ - On the eve of a critical court hearing in Canada, Greenpeace Co-founder and author Rex Weyler harshly criticized Chevron for showing and toward Amazon indigenous groups in Ecuador to whom the company owes a $9.5 billion environmental judgment...

Chevron “Unconscionable”: Oil Giant Attempting to Block Indigenous Groups With Costs Order On Eve of Critical Court Hearing Over Company’s Pollution In Ecuador

Posted: Oct 06, 2017 – 12:02 PM EST

TORONTO, Ontario, Oct. 06 /CSRwire/ - Oil conglomerate Chevron, which faces a large environmental liability to indigenous groups in the Amazon after it dumped billions of gallons of toxic oil waste onto their ancestral lands, is being slammed by Canadian aboriginal leaders and...

First RGGI Carbon Offset Project Launched by 3Degrees

Posted: Oct 03, 2017 – 09:02 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 03 /CSRwire/ - 3Degrees, in partnership with Dorchester Renewable Energy LLC, registered the first ever carbon offset project under the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), a mandatory cap and trade program covering the electric sector in nine states in the...

The Consumer Goods Forum Sustainable Retail Summit: Day One

Posted: Oct 03, 2017 – 08:22 AM EST

MONTRÉAL, Oct. 03 /CSRwire/ - The first day of The Consumer Goods Forums Second Sustainable Retail Summit drew to a close yesterday, and it was a great success. Taking place at the Centre Mont-Royal in Montral, the Sustainable Retail Summit has brought together...

Nespresso to Showcase Key Partnership With the Rainforest Alliance on Coffee Sleeves

Posted: Sep 29, 2017 – 02:55 PM EST

LAUSANNE, Switzerland,, Sep. 29 /CSRwire/ - Today, Nespresso has announced the inclusion of the Rainforest Alliance Certified seal on all Nespresso permanent Grand Crus coffee sleeves to help build awareness of the AAA Sustainable Quality Program. Launched in 2003, the Nespresso AAA Sustainable...

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