To learn more about the CVS/pharmacy store in West Haven, Conn., which has been awarded the LEED Platinum certification, and CVS Health’s overall commitment to sustainability, DSN turned to Eileen Howard Boone, SVP corporate social responsibility and philanthropy for CVS Health, and president of the CVS Health Foundation, for insights.
Mondelēz International issued its first report emphasizing the company's progress in achieving its global well-being goals. The report outlines important steps the company has taken to meet key metrics in such areas as mindful snacking, sustainability, communities and safety.
After transforming more than 1,500 lbs. of recycled personal care waste into a Garnier Green Garden in Harlem and overhauling a garden at a special needs school in the Bronx, Garnier and TerraCycle took their eco efforts on the road with the "Where Should Our Garden Grow?" campaign to award one recipient with a new community garden.
Kroger on Tuesday published its eighth annual sustainability report, setting its first-ever water conservation goal and providing a progress update on moving retail locations toward "zero waste" and sourcing 100% certified sustainable palm oil.
A new survey from the Organic Trade Association reveals that Americans are hungry for more organic products, with sales of such products in the United States leaping to $35.1 billion in 2013, which represents a 11.5% increase from the previous year.
The Illinois chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council on May 15 will recognize Walgreens for its net-zero energy store in Evanston, Ill., with the Green Innovation Award, according to a report in the Daily Northwestern published Thursday.
Procter & Gamble has declared a commitment to no deforestation in its palm oil supply chain by improving practices with all its suppliers, including small local farmers, to ensure protection of forests, the company announced on Tuesday.
Ahold USA announced that its private-label teas now feature the Rainforest Alliance Certified seal, and that its private-label coffees are UTZ Certified. The announcement is part of an ongoing effort to be a responsible retailer, the company said.
Grocer H-E-B has introduced in March its own line of organic products that focus on everyday pantry staples such as canned tomatoes and vegetables, cereal, crackers, fruit and specialty spreads and coffee.
Organic Doctor, a naturally inspired skin care line in the U.K., is now available exclusively at Vitamin World stores in the U.S. — marking the first time that the retailer has carried a line of personal care items.