The company set a goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 25 percent by 2020, and announced its 2014 sustainable palm oil policy.
Suppliers must now label all plants treated with neonicotinoid, or neonic, pesticides, which are suspected of contributing to the dramatic honeybee population decline.
The partnership marks the first customized group savings program focused on greener products for USGBC chapters.
CEOs believe sustainability is important to consumers, but new research reveals less than one-quarter of consumers regularly seek out brand/company sustainability information.
The spirits company also outlined new sustainability goals around responsible sourcing, packaging and operations in its recently released report.
The nation’s largest grocery retailer also established its first water conservation goal, and provided zero waste and certified palm oil updates.
The new truck stop parking area was developed using 100 percent recycled materials that help control erosion and prevent storm water runoff.
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