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Kroger Becomes Latest Retailer to Protect Biodiversity
Kroger Becomes Latest Retailer to Protect Biodiversity

2 months ago - The new policy will protect more pollinators and create a more sustainable produce supply chain; but campaigners say more industrywide action is needed.

New Guide Details Tangible Solutions for Retailers to Move ‘Beyond the Bag’
New Guide Details Tangible Solutions for Retailers to Move ‘Beyond the Bag’

1 year ago - Playbook highlights solutions from the Consortium to Reinvent the Retail Bag that drive near-term, positive environmental impact and cost savings from eliminating single-use plastic bags.

5 Ways Retailers Are Winning by Aligning Financial Performance, Sustainability
5 Ways Retailers Are Winning by Aligning Financial Performance, Sustainability

3 years ago - Many retail and food giants are proving that businesses can grow, improve margins and bolster competitive advantage through examination of waste streams and investing in creative solutions — even during a pandemic.

Consumer Goods Giants Unite to Support Vulnerable Communities Impacted by COVID-19
Consumer Goods Giants Unite to Support Vulnerable Communities Impacted by COVID-19

3 years ago - Colgate-Palmolive, General Mills, L'Oréal, Tesco, Unilever and 40 more of the world’s largest food and personal care brands, retailers and manufacturers will provide local aid to communities that have been hardest hit by the pandemic.

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US Retail Giants Convene to Reinvent the Plastic Retail Bag
US Retail Giants Convene to Reinvent the Plastic Retail Bag

3 years ago - Leading retailers CVS Health, Target and Walmart — joined by Kroger and Walgreens, and NGOs Conservation International and Ocean Conservancy — unite to tackle retail bag waste and invite others to join the effort.

THESIS: TSC’s Newest Way to Track Retail Suppliers' Sustainability Performance
THESIS: TSC’s Newest Way to Track Retail Suppliers' Sustainability Performance

4 years ago - Heads up to retailers and suppliers: The Sustainability Consortium has moved its measurement and reporting system over to a new platform. What does this mean for retailers, and their suppliers? And will it offer more assurance to consumers?

To Market Sustainability, Focus on What Consumers Love, Not What They Hate
To Market Sustainability, Focus on What Consumers Love, Not What They Hate

5 years ago - Early marketing for products promising sustainability was all about what they “weren’t.” Tofurky wasn’t meat. Soy milk wasn’t dairy. Solar wasn’t coal. Positioning against the negative helped companies attract consumers who were revolting against the polluting impacts of standard manufacturing practices and products. But doing so ignored what potential customers still wanted, whether a product was sustainable or not: delicious taste, high performance, reliable quality and comfort, and overall satisfaction. Consider the ominous ads for the first Prius, which started running in 2001. The only virtue they extolled was fuel efficiency, and portrayed oil drills as monsters.

How Beyond Meat Is Turning the 'Meat' Aisle into the 'Protein' Aisle
How Beyond Meat Is Turning the 'Meat' Aisle into the 'Protein' Aisle

5 years ago - Is your grocery store’s meat aisle becoming obsolete? If it’s started carrying Beyond Burgers and sausages, it might be. That’s not because meat as we know it — the kind made from animals — is disappearing (at least not yet). Rather, the credit (or blame) goes to entrepreneurs such as Beyond Meat’s Ethan Brown, who argues convincingly that “protein aisle” is not only the more accurate way to describe the offerings there, but also the best location for his own Beyond Burger, a “muscle” made from peas that is so succulent and juicy you’d swear it came from a cow.

Oxfam Calling on Major Supermarkets to Do More to End Human Suffering in Supply Chains
Oxfam Calling on Major Supermarkets to Do More to End Human Suffering in Supply Chains

5 years ago - In its new campaign, Behind the Barcodes, Oxfam shines a light on the millions of women and men trapped in poverty and facing brutal working conditions while producing the food on our supermarket shelves

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Trending: New Tools, Rules, Partnerships Take Food Waste, Hunger Head On
Trending: New Tools, Rules, Partnerships Take Food Waste, Hunger Head On

6 years ago - Around 52 million tons of food are wasted each year in the United States despite 1 in 7 US citizens lacking reliable access to sufficient, affordable and nutritious food. While raising consumer awareness is an important food waste reduction strategy, interventions at the corporate level have a crucial role to play in addressing the issue on a large scale.

Trending: US, UK Grocery Giants Solidify Commitments to Eliminate Food Waste
Trending: US, UK Grocery Giants Solidify Commitments to Eliminate Food Waste

6 years ago - Food giants across the US and UK continue to forge forward on efforts to drive down food waste and end hunger, rolling out new initiatives that align with the UN Sustainable Development Goal to halve food waste by 2030. The announcements coincide with a new global resolution launched by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), which calls on the private sector to halve food and agricultural losses by 2030 and work with suppliers and consumers to do the same.