Many brands have learned that they can forge connections and improve relationships by engaging intelligently with their communities via social media, but others have learned that it can be a struggle to navigate the biggest and (sometimes) most controversial conversations online, the Championing Change in the Age of Social Media report points out.
Five people from the Recycling Services Alliance (RSA) Corporation in Sacramento County, California, have been arrested in an $80.3 million recycling fraud conspiracy; recycling fraud is a serious crime and CalRecycle says it will continue to work alongside law enforcement partners to disrupt these schemes and protect public funds.
“To see other industries, competitors and peers, such as Nestle and Unilever, doing good work in this area is […] a testament to the business case,” Richard Ware, global VP of supply, R&D and procurement for Mars, told Environmental Leader. “Tackling these issues requires
We touched base with Ware to learn more about how such commitments and initiatives move the company closer to its business goals.
ExxonMobil is investing $1.5 million in The Recycling Partnership – the first energy company to do so, the company says.
ExxonMobile’s VP of sustainability Dave Andrew says the company’s “fundamental purpose is to help improve people’s lives and empower human progress. Expanding community access to efficient recycling systems is a priority for us.”
Toyota, through a partnership with the Wyland Foundation, is attempting to raise awareness of the importance of clean water and watershed health across the country with the Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation. The campaign, led by mayors of 4,800 US cities, rewards residents who pledge to make water conservation efforts with a chance to win
Hershey Company is investing more than $500 million on a new cocoa sustainability strategy that the company says will ensure that its supply of cocoa will be plentiful for generations to come. The program, Cocoa for Good, will have Hershey investing in collaborative programs and partnerships with stakeholders to encourage … Read more »