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PepsiCo Reacts to New Ads Slamming Doritos Over Lax Palm Oil Policy
PepsiCo Reacts to New Ads Slamming Doritos Over Lax Palm Oil Policy

9 years ago - On Tuesday, SumOfUs, an international consumer advocacy organization, released a new parody video — in conjunction with Doritos’ annual “Crash the Super Bowl” commercial competition — that calls out Doritos and its parent company, PepsiCo, for use of unsustainable palm oil in Doritos products and the subsequent destruction caused to Southeast Asian rainforests, species and communities. The video, called “A Cheesy Love Story — The Ad Doritos Don't Want You to See,” has reached almost a million views across Facebook and YouTube since it went live on Tuesday.

Best Buy Does Better for Canada's Forests by Committing to Sustainable Paper
Best Buy Does Better for Canada's Forests by Committing to Sustainable Paper

9 years ago - Today, the world’s largest electronics retailer, Best Buy, announced that it will undertake important improvements to its paper supply chain to better protect Canada’s endangered Boreal Forest. A report launched by Greenpeace Canada two weeks ago revealed the company has been buying more than 100 million pounds of paper every year to produce throw-away flyers, from controversial Canadian pulp and paper company Resolute Forest Products — which has been linked to less-than-responsible operations in the Boreal.

Future 500 Presents: The Best of the Best in Stakeholder Engagement in 2014
Future 500 Presents: The Best of the Best in Stakeholder Engagement in 2014

9 years ago - As this year comes to a close, we at Future 500 wanted to take a step back and reflect on all of the momentum we’ve seen in stakeholder engagement over the past year. While it’s easy to focus on the negative, we challenge folks to focus on the positive. Below is a summary of the highlights we feel best represent examples of the “Best of the Best” in stakeholder engagement in 2014.

Trending: This Week in Sustainable Palm Oil — Featuring PepsiCo, IKEA & Unilever
Trending: This Week in Sustainable Palm Oil — Featuring PepsiCo, IKEA & Unilever

9 years ago - On Wednesday, PepsiCo’s newly launched Pepsi True was pulled from Amazon.com after being overwhelmed by negative reviews from rainforest activists calling out Pepsi for its failure to adopt more responsible palm oil policies that will help end deforestation and modern slavery in South East Asia.The campaign, which comes one month after the celebrated launch of Pepsi True for exclusive sale on Amazon, involved thousands of activists and consumers from corporate watchdog SumOfUs.org and the Rainforest Action Network, who overwhelmed the product’s page with bad reviews urging the company to adopt better palm oil policies. Within a few hours of the campaign, Pepsi True was removed from the Amazon.com marketplace.

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Amazon Announces 'Long-Term Commitment' to Switch to 100% Renewable Energy
Amazon Announces 'Long-Term Commitment' to Switch to 100% Renewable Energy

9 years ago - After ongoing criticism from organizations such as Greenpeace for continuing to run on ‘dirty power,’ Amazon this week announced a “long-term commitment to achieve 100 percent renewable energy usage for our global infrastructure footprint.”The world’s largest cloud-computing company said that its Web Services segment — which provides IT infrastructure to Internet heavyweights including Netflix, Spotify and Pinterest — will aim to be powered by 100 percent renewables, but didn’t set a deadline for achieving that goal.

#SB14London Mnemonic #2: 10 Insights from the Final Morning
#SB14London Mnemonic #2: 10 Insights from the Final Morning

9 years ago - And the third morning of SB London picked up where the second one ended.

Amazon Announces New Carbon-Neutral Data Center in Frankfurt, But Greenpeace Is Skeptical
Amazon Announces New Carbon-Neutral Data Center in Frankfurt, But Greenpeace Is Skeptical

9 years ago - On Thursday, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) announced the launch of a new technology infrastructure region in Frankfurt — the 11th such region globally for AWS and the second region in the EU (the first being in Ireland). The company says Frankfurt is the third of its regions that will enable customers to run their cloud computing on carbon-neutral power.

LEGO Ends 50-Year Partnership with Shell After 6M People Campaign to Save the Arctic
LEGO Ends 50-Year Partnership with Shell After 6M People Campaign to Save the Arctic

9 years ago - Following an extensive multimedia Greenpeace campaign, LEGO published a statement this morning committing to "not renew the co-promotion contract with Shell."

Leading Italian Textile Suppliers Make Landmark Commitment to Detox
Leading Italian Textile Suppliers Make Landmark Commitment to Detox

9 years ago - On Monday, at a press conference to mark the end of Milan Fashion Week, six of Italy’s biggest textile suppliers made landmark Detox commitments to eliminate hazardous chemicals.The suppliers Miroglio, Berbrand, Attilio Imperiali, Italdenim, Besani and Zip, which produce textile materials and accessories for a number of global luxury and fashion brands, have joined fellow textile producer Canepa, which in October became the first to sign on to Greenpeace’s Detox Solution Commitment.

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Apple Voted 'Greenest Gadget' Company in New Greenpeace Report
Apple Voted 'Greenest Gadget' Company in New Greenpeace Report

9 years ago - Apple has topped the electronics sector in addressing its environmental footprint, according to a new report released by Greenpeace. In the same week that Berlin will gather some of the world’s biggest technology companies for its IFA 2014 technology show, Greenpeace has released a new report, Green Gadgets: Designing the future, evaluating which of these products wins the award for having the lowest environmental impact.

Microsoft Walks Its Clean Energy Talk, Drops ALEC Membership
Microsoft Walks Its Clean Energy Talk, Drops ALEC Membership

9 years ago - Microsoft has announced that it is ending its relationship with the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), a conservative public-policy lobbying group. The decision was apparently made in response to ALEC's anti-renewables lobbying efforts, including measures to repeal renewable energy standards and block the disclosure of chemicals in fracking.

Reggie Watts Sings, Yodels and Raps for a Clean Internet in Greenpeace's New #ClickClean Videos
Reggie Watts Sings, Yodels and Raps for a Clean Internet in Greenpeace's New #ClickClean Videos

9 years ago - Greenpeace launched a series of short web videos today featuring comedian, musician and activist Reggie Watts to support its #ClickClean campaign, which calls on companies to power the Internet with renewable energy.The videos, which Greenpeace made with the award-winning creative team at the VIA Agency, are part of a new push by the watchdog group’s #ClickClean initiative, which aims to push Internet companies to consider the impact of continuing to power with traditional energy sources and switcher to cleaner ones.

Monsanto Loses Permit to Genetically Modify Soybeans in Mexico
Monsanto Loses Permit to Genetically Modify Soybeans in Mexico

9 years ago - Biotech giant Monsanto's permit to plant genetically modified soybeans that resist the company's pesticide 'Roundup' was overturned by a district judge in the state of Yucatán in Mexico last month, reports the Guardian. This marks a big victory for the group of Mayan beekeepers and farmers who along with Greenpeace, the Mexican National Commission for the Knowledge and Use of Biodiversity, the National Commission of Natural Protected Areas and the National Institute of Ecology have been protesting against the permit.

Greenpeace's 'Awesome' Video Plea to LEGO Blocked by YouTube
Greenpeace's 'Awesome' Video Plea to LEGO Blocked by YouTube

9 years ago - Greenpeace’s viral video, “LEGO: Everything Is NOT Awesome,” released earlier this week, has apparently been suspended by YouTube due to a copyright claim from Warner Brothers. The environmental organization quickly transferred the film to Vimeo and strongly defended the work as a piece of satire that highlights a subject of significant public interest.The film, made by BAFTA-winning creative agency Don’t Panic, reached over three million views in less than three days. It depicts the Arctic, made of LEGO, being destroyed by an oil spill caused by partner Shell’s drilling in the region.

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Greenpeace Ramps Up LEGO Campaign with Emotional Video
Greenpeace Ramps Up LEGO Campaign with Emotional Video

9 years ago - Greenpeace continued its campaign against LEGO on Tuesday with the release of a dramatic video, called “Everything Is NOT Awesome,” aimed at further illustrating the reasons the toy company should sever its ties with Shell, which Greenpeace contends is putting the delicate Arctic marine environment at risk through its oil drilling.

Apple Expands Solar Capabilities; Greenpeace Applauds
Apple Expands Solar Capabilities; Greenpeace Applauds

9 years ago - Apple announced on Monday it has closed a deal to annex 100 acres in Claremont, NC for a new 17.5-megawatt solar farm, the construction of which is expected to cost some $55 million, according to Apple Insider. The Hickory Daily Record reports that Apple's latest olar installation will bring 100 acres of land into the city's corporate limits and should generate roughly 75 jobs, which the company agreed to source locally. Construction of the farm is expected to be completed in five years.

Greenpeace to LEGO: 'Shell Is Bad Company'
Greenpeace to LEGO: 'Shell Is Bad Company'

9 years ago - Greenpeace has launched a campaign urging LEGO to #BlockShell and end its partnership with the oil company, which the NGO contends has been using LEGO’s brand to clean up its image as an Arctic oil driller.

Zero Deforestation: The New Norm — Implications for Major Brands
Zero Deforestation: The New Norm — Implications for Major Brands

9 years ago - Future 500 CEO Bill Shireman moderated two discussions during Sustainable Brands 2014 earlier this month that explored major progress made in the past two years in advancing zero-deforestation supply chains and implications for climate, human rights and transparency.Shireman kicked off the session on day one with an intriguing quote by a famous revolutionary: "There are decades where nothing happens, and there are weeks where decades happen."

#SB14sd Sound Bytes, Vol. 1: Avery Dennison, APP, Greenpeace & Future 500 on Ending Deforestation
#SB14sd Sound Bytes, Vol. 1: Avery Dennison, APP, Greenpeace & Future 500 on Ending Deforestation

9 years ago - With such a flurry of activity going on this week at SB ’14 San Diego, we wanted to share some of it as it happens.Here, Avery Dennison CEO Dean Scarborough, along with Future 500’s Bill Shireman and representatives from formerly sparring organizations that he brought together — Greenpeace and Asia Pulp & Paper — discuss each of their roles in helping to end deforestation. Dean ScarboroughBill Shireman

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#SB14sd Day 2: Brands, NGOs Acknowledge Challenges, Explore Catalysts for Systemic Change
#SB14sd Day 2: Brands, NGOs Acknowledge Challenges, Explore Catalysts for Systemic Change

9 years ago - After a rousing morning of plenary presentations, the spirit of authenticity, transparency and “reimagining partnership” continued into the afternoon Tuesday as dozens of brands and NGOs discussed strategies, limitations and creative solutions to a range of large-scale issues.