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UPS Invests In Propane for U.S. Delivery Fleet

Press Release Published: Mar 05, 2014 – 12:37 PM EST

ATLANTA, Mar. 05 /CSRwire/ - UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced plans to purchase 1,000 propane package delivery trucks and install an initial 50 fueling stations at UPS locations. The investment in propane vehicles and infrastructure is approximately $70 million. The propane fleet will...

Out Of The Box Collective Is Now a B Corporation

Press Release Published: Mar 05, 2014 – 08:00 AM EST

LOS ANGELES, Mar. 05 /CSRwire/ - Out Of The Box Collective (outoftheboxcollective.com), a leading farm to table home delivery company for Southern California, announced today that the company has become a Certified B Corporation. B Corp status allows a company to harness the...

Making a Replicable Model for Excellence: H&M Creates a New Paradigm For Skilled Labor

Press Release Published: Mar 04, 2014 – 04:02 PM EST

STOCKHOLM and NEW YORK, Mar. 04 /CSRwire/ - HM has announced its commitment to the Business Call to Action (BCtA) as part of its goal to make continuous and lasting improvements for the garment industry in Bangladesh. The company will invest in skills...

Americans Cite Natural Weather Disasters as Key Factor in Forming Climate Change Opinions

Press Release Published: Mar 04, 2014 – 03:00 PM EST

- The 2014 Gibbs & Soell Sense & Sustainability Study is the business communications firm's fifth annual survey of U.S. adults about their perceptions of the corporate commitment to "going green." - Sixty percent of Americans are convinced that human actions can cause...

GMO Inside Announces Campaign to Get GMOs Out of Starbucks' Dairy

Press Release Published: Mar 04, 2014 – 10:00 AM EST

WASHINGTON, Mar. 04 /CSRwire/ - Green America's GMO Inside campaign today launched a major push to get Starbucks, America's largest coffee chain with more than 20,000 stores in 62 countries, to serve only organic milk sourced from cows not fed GMOs. In early...

Leading Consumer Brands CEOs Critical of Shimkus TSCA Reform Proposal: Falls Short on Transparency, Safety Standards and Incentive for Innovation

Press Release Published: Feb 28, 2014 – 12:14 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Feb. 28 /CSRwire/ - Yesterday, Representative John Shimkus (R-IL) introduced a legislative proposal entitled the "Chemicals in Commerce Act" to reform the Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA) in the U.S. House of Representatives. The following statements are from the American Sustainable Business...

Online Poll Finds That 75% of Companies Still Haven't Embedded Sustainability as Part of Their Employee Culture

Press Release Published: Feb 27, 2014 – 08:00 AM EST

LONDON, Feb. 27 /CSRwire/ - The one hour long in-depth debate focused on ways to build an innovative sustainability culture in an organisation. The Ethical Corporation online webinar took place on Wednesday 12th February 2014 where 581 CSR practitioners attended. One of the...

New Partnership Addresses Climate Risk in Supply Chain

Press Release Published: Feb 25, 2014 – 10:37 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 25 /CSRwire/ - Four Twenty Seven, a climate consultancy based in the San Francisco Bay Area, has partnered with supply chain assessment experts from Climate Earth, Inc., to develop an enterprise-quality application enabling large corporations to quickly map and quantify...

SASB Releases Provisional Sustainability Accounting Standards for Financials Industries, Second Set of Standards Issued for Use by Companies and Investors

Press Release Published: Feb 25, 2014 – 06:00 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 25 /CSRwire/ - The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB), a 501c3 non-profit organization that provides sustainability accounting standards for use by publicly listed corporations in the U.S., today released provisional standards for industries in the Financials sector. SASB standards help...

Katerva Award Category and Finalists Announced

Press Release Published: Feb 24, 2014 – 08:53 PM EST

NEW YORK, Feb. 24 /CSRwire/ - Katerva is proud to announce the 2013 Katerva Awards finalists as well as the category winners. Referred to as "the Nobel Prize of Sustainability," the awards feature the world's best ideas you have never heard of -...



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