Sustainability Issues

AT&T earns diversity plaudits for Latino community commitment

Dallas-based AT&T is a company noted for its work in disadvantaged communities, but it is its work empowering disadvantaged Latino neighborhoods that has earned special plaudits.

B&Q connects with community through Streetbank

British hardware retailer B&Q launched its social networking site Streetclub in 2012, as a way to bring neighbors together to connect with each other and feel good about their community.

Barclays heralded for diversity and inclusion

UK banking powerhouse Barclays is a company that has made  a significant effort to become a gender-equal and inclusive employer.

Best Buy proves a leader in e-waste recycling

Acknowledged as a sector leader in sustainability, the US electronics retailer launched its e-waste take back program in 2009, and it has been a major success.

Bon Appetit Management Company takes a strong stand on antibiotic-free meat

Since 2003, Bon Apetit Management Co. (BAMCO) has been sourcing its chicken and turkey free of antibiotic feed and water, adding its beef sourcing to that list in 2007.

Bonafont and Cemex combine to make cement out of wastewater

In Mexico, Danone’s water brand, Bonafont, has entered into an interesting recycling experiment with leading with cement manufacturer, Cemex.

Cafe Bon Appetit fights food waste

Compass Group’s Cafe Bon Apetit is an on-site restaurant company offering full food-service management to corporations, universities, museums, and specialty venues. 

Capri-Sun promotes recycling with the Drink Pouch Brigade

Juice drink brand CapriSun has partnered with upcycling and recycling company TerraCycle to create the Drink Pouch Brigade - a campaign to get drink pouches reused, while earning rewards for those involved.

Chick-fil-A pledges to go antibiotic free

In 2014, American fast food restaurant chain Chick-fil-A recently announced that it is committing to removing all traces of antibiotics from its chicken within the next five years.

Chipotle takes a strong anti antibiotics stance

One of the largest and best known companies to steer away from antibiotics in meat is US- based restaurant chain Chipotle Mexican Grill. An early mover, and not just within the industry, Chipotle has been using antibiotic-free meat since 2001.

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