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sustainability

Bayer Consumer Health to invest in sustainability

Bayer Consumer Health to invest in sustainability

BASEL, Switzerland — Bayer will invest €100 million to further enable sustainable innovation, production and consumption of  their consumer health products, which include global brands such as Aspirin, Bepanthen, Claritin and Elevit, the company said Wednesday. This investment, which equates to two percent of the division’s sales, will help enable Bayer to drive the sustainable

Walmart sets $2 billion green bond offering

Walmart sets $2 billion green bond offering

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart entered the green bond market Wednesday with a record-setting $2 billion offering. The giant retailer said that net proceeds from the green bond offering will be used to fund projects designed to help Walmart achieve its sustainability goals. “It certainly seems like they’re serious about taking a sustainability leadership role within

Rite Aid issues corporate sustainability report

Rite Aid issues corporate sustainability report

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Rite Aid has published its third annual corporate sustainability report, detailing the company’s enhanced Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) strategy. The report introduces four key pillars underpinning Rite Aid’s sustainability efforts: building a thriving planet, thriving business, thriving workplace and thriving community. “As a health care organization that aspires to support

Food Lion adds sustainability commitments

Food Lion adds sustainability commitments

SALISBURY, N.C. — Food Lion on Monday announced new sustainability commitments, promising to reduce energy use and greenhouse gas emissions, and to make it easier is for customers to know how and where their food is sourced. “In 2015, we set big goals for ourselves to achieve significant sustainability targets in several critical areas, and

P&G commits to being carbon neutral for the decade

P&G commits to being carbon neutral for the decade

CINCINNATI — Procter & Gamble has announced a new commitment to have its global operations be carbon neutral for the decade through a series of interventions that protect, improve and restore nature. Recognizing the next decade represents a critical window for the world to accelerate progress on climate change, P&G will go beyond its existing

Ahold Delhaize details sustainability goals

Ahold Delhaize details sustainability goals

ZAANDAM, the Netherlands — Ahold Delhaize on Monday detailed new long-term targets for its “Healthy and Sustainable” initiative. The company said its efforts are intended to help its customers make healthier and more informed product choices, while increasing product transparency and  eliminating waste. “Food-related diseases and the impact of climate change are affecting billions of

Hy-Vee ranks high in seafood sustainability

Hy-Vee ranks high in seafood sustainability

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Hy-Vee Inc. ranked No. 2 out of the 22 largest supermarket chains in the U.S. for its sustainability efforts, according to the recently released Greenpeace’s 2018 Carting Away the Oceans (CATO) report. Since 2008, Greenpeace has evaluated and ranked supermarkets based on their efforts to protect both the oceans and

Walmart’s Project Gigaton targets emissions

Walmart’s Project Gigaton targets emissions

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart on Wednesday launched an initiative to remove one gigaton of greenhouse gas emissions from its supply chain by 2030. The initiative, dubbed Project Gigaton, creates a sustainability platform for companies that share the goal of greenhouse gas reduction. The initiative provides an emissions-reduction tool kit that helps suppliers commit to emission