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Why factoring ESG into your brand planning is imperative

Why factoring ESG into your brand planning is imperative

I recently had the opportunity to speak at the Southern Region Minority Supplier Development Council — all about helping businesses set themselves up for growth in a changing retail landscape. My topic? The importance of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) performance. The audience? Small-to-midsize businesses and startups, keenly focused on the essentials that would make

Albertsons seeks diverse-owned suppliers

Albertsons seeks diverse-owned suppliers

BOISE, Idaho – Albertsons Cos. announced the opening of its annual application process for certified diverse-owned suppliers. Eligible applicants include individual, small and mid-size businesses that are at least 51% owned, controlled and operated by women, Black, indigenous and people of color, LGBTQ+, veterans or people with disabilities who can offer products that appeal to

Cardinal Health taps Maltenfort to lead ESG

Cardinal Health taps Maltenfort to lead ESG

DUBLIN, Ohio — Cardinal Health announced Monday that Megan Maltenfort is the new vice president, Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG). “We are pleased to welcome Megan to the Cardinal Health family,” said Jessica Mayer, chief legal and compliance officer.  “With her deep expertise in sustainability, Megan will be a strong partner in helping guide our

Clorox achieves goal of renewable electricity

Clorox achieves goal of renewable electricity

OAKLAND, Calif. — The Clorox Co. said Monday that it has achieved its goal of 100% renewable electricity for its U.S. and Canadian operations four years earlier than originally planned. One of Clorox’s ESG (environmental, social and governance) goals, achieving 100% renewable electricity for U.S. and Canada reflects the company’s long-time commitment to climate stewardship. “At

Ahold Delhaize sales surge in Q3

Ahold Delhaize sales surge in Q3

ZAANDAM, the Netherlands – Ahold Delhaize posted net sales of €17.8 billion (about $20.9 billion) in the third quarter. That is an increase of 6.8%, or 10.1% at constant exchange rates. Comparable sales growth (excluding gas) was up 12.4% in the United States and 7.5% in Europe, the company said Wednesday. Net consumer online sales