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Why CVS' 'No Smokes' Decision Is Big News for Forward-Thinking Brands
Why CVS' 'No Smokes' Decision Is Big News for Forward-Thinking Brands

Behavior Change / On Feb. 5, drugstore chain CVS Caremark announced that it will stop selling tobacco products.It’s a big deal. Here’s why.It signals a step towards more businesses saying, “It’s wrong. So we’re stopping.” Even when the financials — what the sustainability world calls “the business case” — don’t support it in the short term.I’d like to suggest that CVS’ announcement moves the ball downfield for more business decisions based on social and environmental impacts. It creates new, safe middle ground to operate more openly from the “morals” argument as a valued partner to the “money” business case argument. - 6 years ago

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