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It’s Official: LGBT-Positive Policies Do Enhance Corporate Performance. Here’s How and Why
It’s Official: LGBT-Positive Policies Do Enhance Corporate Performance. Here’s How and Why

1 month ago - LGBT employees still lack proper legal protection in more than half of all US states. But according to recent research, there is no doubt that LGBT-inclusive companies attract better talent and decrease employee turnover.

One Year In, Target’s Future at Heart Strategy is Already Helping Create a Better Tomorrow
One Year In, Target’s Future at Heart Strategy is Already Helping Create a Better Tomorrow

1 month ago - Today, we’re proud to share the next chapter of that story with the release of our 2019 Corporate Responsibility Report.

Here’s How Target + EcoSet Turned 10 Years’ Worth of Potential Trash Into Treasure
Here’s How Target + EcoSet Turned 10 Years’ Worth of Potential Trash Into Treasure

3 months ago - Target’s famous for some pretty epic marketing. But behind the scenes of our iconic campaign shoots, there’s more magic unfolding…

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

3 months 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?

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Target’s Renewable Electricity Goal Makes Way For a Brighter Future
Target’s Renewable Electricity Goal Makes Way For a Brighter Future

5 months ago - It’s no secret: We’re working toward important goals to create a more sustainable future for our guests, team members and the planet.

SB’19 Detroit: #BrandsForGood, #Strawless Laying Groundwork for Sustainable Behavior Change
SB’19 Detroit: #BrandsForGood, #Strawless Laying Groundwork for Sustainable Behavior Change

5 months ago - On Wednesday, day three of SB’19 Detroit, the focus was on collective brand efforts to create the significant shifts in consumer behavior necessary for The Good Life to become a reality.

SB’19 Detroit: Brands Large and Small on Driving the Change They Wish to See in the World
SB’19 Detroit: Brands Large and Small on Driving the Change They Wish to See in the World

5 months ago - SB’19 Detroit was off to an engaging start this week, with powerhouses including Allbirds, Cisco, Eileen Fisher and Timberland comparing notes with rising craft brands and even Little Miss Flint on the most effective ways to continue to drive change toward a healthy, sustainable future.

#BrandsforGood on Mission to Bring ‘Good Life’ to Life for Consumers
#BrandsforGood on Mission to Bring ‘Good Life’ to Life for Consumers

5 months ago - When SB’s Corporate Member group agreed they hadn’t cracked the nut as to how to create that elusive “pull factor” toward more conscious consumer habits and purchasing behaviors, the Brands for Good collaboratory was born.

Sustainable Brands® Convenes Global Brand Leaders to Launch “Brands for Good” Movement
Sustainable Brands® Convenes Global Brand Leaders to Launch “Brands for Good” Movement

5 months ago - Today a coalition of leading global brands gathered at SB’19 Detroit to launch Brands for Good, a movement to make sustainable living easier and more rewarding for people around the world.

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Moving Targets: How to Set Truly Transformative Sustainability Goals
Moving Targets: How to Set Truly Transformative Sustainability Goals

6 months ago - Reporting and goal-setting are inextricably linked, yet at opposite ends of the sustainability process. Rather than starting with past progress, sustainability leaders have realized that greater accomplishments start with a stronger and clearer vision of what the future should look like.

Target Introduces Everspring: Down-to-earth Essentials that are up to Earth’s Standards
Target Introduces Everspring: Down-to-earth Essentials that are up to Earth’s Standards

6 months ago - Target Corporation today announced the introduction of Everspring, a new household essentials brand comprised of more than 70 household essentials items.

Five Important Ways Target is Designing with the Planet in Mind
Five Important Ways Target is Designing with the Planet in Mind

7 months ago - Earth Month is in full swing, and here at Target, we’re building on the same good work we do all year long: putting innovative solutions in place across the company to leave our planet better for future families.

Why Target Stores Flipped the Switch to These Energy-Saving Lights
Why Target Stores Flipped the Switch to These Energy-Saving Lights

7 months ago - Call it a light bulb moment. Back in 2015, Target kicked off a test at about 100 of our stores. We replaced the old fluorescent light fixtures in the ceiling with light-emitting diodes, or as we all know them today—LED lights.

Target Sets Its Sights on Scope 3 Emissions with New Climate Goals
Target Sets Its Sights on Scope 3 Emissions with New Climate Goals

7 months ago - The new goals will reduce the retail giant’s carbon footprint from source to shelf, as it works alongside its supply chain partners to lower emissions throughout its value chain.

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Trending: Fashion Giants Take Further Steps to Create Climate-Friendly Industry
Trending: Fashion Giants Take Further Steps to Create Climate-Friendly Industry

11 months ago - The fashion industry has kicked December off with a bang, launching a number of game-changing initiatives and partnerships aimed at further improving its image by reducing its impacts.

JUST Capital, Forbes Name America's Most JUST Companies for 2018
JUST Capital, Forbes Name America's Most JUST Companies for 2018

11 months ago - JUST Capital and Forbes today released the 2018 list of America’s Most JUST Companies, an annual ranking of the 1,000 largest publicly traded US corporations on the issues Americans care about most, including fair pay and good benefits, customer treatment and privacy, beneficial products, environmental impact, job creation, and community support in the US and abroad, as well as ethical leadership and long-term financial growth.

'Value Change' Program to Help Companies Handle Tricky Scope 3 Emissions
'Value Change' Program to Help Companies Handle Tricky Scope 3 Emissions

11 months ago - The recent report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) sounds an alarm: “Limiting global warming to 1.5°C …requires rapid and far-reaching transitions in energy, land, urban infrastructure … and industrial systems.”

Hurricane Michael Highlighted Growing Range of Corporate Responses to Natural Disasters
Hurricane Michael Highlighted Growing Range of Corporate Responses to Natural Disasters

1 year ago - Arriving on the heels of Hurricane Florence, Hurricane Michael proved again that companies are making significant commitments to relief and recovery efforts in the wake of natural disasters. Our round-up of Hurricane Florence corporate response efforts covered some innovative ways that companies are reacting to disasters. Unfortunately, we’re already revisiting the topic with a snapshot of how companies reacted to Michael, and why it’s increasingly critical for any company to have a disaster response strategy in place.

Target, ADM Join Food Giants Rising to Ceres' AgWater Challenge
Target, ADM Join Food Giants Rising to Ceres' AgWater Challenge

1 year ago - Today, Ceres and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) announce the addition of Target and Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM), one of the world’s largest agricultural processors and food ingredient providers, to the AgWater Challenge. The two companies’ new water stewardship commitments were shared today at the Financial Times Water Summit in London.

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As Michael Approaches, Companies Are Changing the Way We Weather Natural Disasters
As Michael Approaches, Companies Are Changing the Way We Weather Natural Disasters

1 year ago - Natural disasters are becoming a new reality for many Americans. In 2017 alone, 25 million people, or 8 percent of the U.S. population, were affected by a natural disaster — a “historic year,” according to FEMA. More often, corporates are responding before, during and after natural disasters to serve affected employees, customers and communities. Historically, companies have responded to disasters by providing the basics of food, water, and shelter — often via cash donations to relief organizations. But in the past few years, we have seen more companies bring their competencies, products or services, and people to disaster situations in innovative ways. And they are changing the way communities across the U.S. weather and recover from disasters.

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