Nestle sets social, environmental targets for 2020

  March 14, 2013 – Reuters – Nestlé, the world’s biggest food company, has published a raft of social and environmental targets it aims to meet by 2020, including better labeling of its products, only using sustainable palm oil and cutting greenhouse gas...
Posted On 14 Mar 2013

Sustainability Practices in the Retail Sector Are Growing Fast – Report

  GLOBE-Net, March 7, 2013 – The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), has released its second Retail Sustainability Report today in sponsorship with Ernst & Young, an organization that is well recognized for its sustainability leadership. The 2013 report...
Posted On 07 Mar 2013

Water and Agriculture in Canada: Towards Sustainable Management

  GLOBE-Net, March 5, 2013 – Canadian agriculture is faced with great opportunities, but also challenged by water-related risks and uncertainties. An expert panel convened by the Council of Canadian Academies has found that water and land resources in Canada can be...
Posted On 05 Mar 2013

Can Top Corporations Develop Needed Water Solutions?

  GLOBE-Net, February 27, 2013 – What’s one thing the Sisters of Mercy and the titans of Wall Street have in common? A deepening realization of water’s fundamental value. My colleague Berkley Adrio and I had a chance to witness this first hand this month in...
Posted On 27 Feb 2013

Water scarcity is major threat to food industry – Nestlé

  GLOBE-Net, February 25, 2013 – Nestlé Chief Executive Officer Paul Bulcke has used his keynote speech at the annual City Food Lecture in the United Kingdom to warn the food industry that water scarcity is one of the greatest threats it faces. In his speech,...
Posted On 25 Feb 2013

UN Report ‘New Proof’ of Link Between Endocrine Disruptors and Diseases

  GLOBE-Net, 22 February 2013 – A new United Nations report has provided more evidence linking endocrine disrupting chemicals to the development of different cancers, obesity and diabetes. The report State of the Science of Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals 2012 by the...
Posted On 22 Feb 2013

Three Steps You Must Take To Build a Sustainable Brand

  GLOBE-Net, February 19, 2013 – “People like to stand out. People like to blend in.” Once you understand that oxymoron, you’ll be in a much better position to build a sustainable brand. Consider the Prius effect. Thanks to its real-time mileage...
Posted On 19 Feb 2013

Masdar Launches Renewable Energy Desalination Program

  GLOBE-Net, January 22, 2013 – Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s leading renewable energy company, has launched a pilot program to test and develop advanced energy-efficient seawater desalination technologies suitable to be powered by renewable energy sources. The long-term...
Posted On 22 Jan 2013