Sustainability Issues

HSBC sets sustainable standard with new data centers

As much as 25% of HSBC’s total energy consumption is taken up by its data centers. Instead of just accepting that energy would just be eaten up by the enormous amount of processing power the bank uses, it decided to bring together experts from each of its technology and sustainability departments.

Human Rights - Sustainly Explainer

Human Rights issues have gained awareness in recent decades as multinational companies have been pressured to address labour violations and exploitation within their supply chains.

Intel looks to the Maker Movement to encourage more girls into tech and computing

The fact that women are underrepresented in computer science and engineering is a familiar message, yet some of the facts behind it still come as a surprise.

Johnson & Johnson shows how to Care with Pride

Not just an excellent gay-friendly employer (according to Glassdoor’s Top 25 companies for LGBT employee’s list for 2013) Johnson & Johnson has also focused on establishing a more diverse society through sustainability marketing and communication as well.

Kellogg's embraces sustainable palm oil policy

American cereal giant Kellogg’s is a large user of palm oil, the production of which is linked with deforestation and environmental degradation.

Kellogg's taps into fuel cell technology for circular economy goals

Fuel cell technology creates electricity from natural gas through a chemical reaction. And while most natural gas comes in the form of fossil fuels, it is also possible to make it through a process called anaerobic combustion - where bio-material is broken down using enzymes (much the same as it does in the body) to release methane gas.

Kimberly-Clark shows how Toilets Change Lives

In the West, we may complain if we have to use a restroom with no paper or a broken seat, but more than two billion people around the world - almost a third of the population - don’t even have access to clean water and basic sanitation.

Kimberly-Clark's Costa Rican recycling push

Some countries embrace recycling more readily than others, and it’s probably fair to say that, in the past, Costa Rica was something of a laggard when it comes to reusing and repurposing waste.

Kroger brings Hope to the Table for America's hungry

Kroger’s Bringing Hope to the Table program aims to help the 1 in 7 Americans who can’t afford enough to eat. It builds on a tradition which began with founder Barney Kroger giving day-old bread to hungry neighbors 130 years ago and developed with the group’s partnership with Feeding America that started more than 40 years ago.

Levi Strauss pioneers 100% water recycling in production

Levi Strauss was the first company in the apparel industry to develop a comprehensive life cycle system to recycle and reuse water.

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