Panera Cares, nonprofit outpost of chain, to open soon

“It is a community cafe of shared responsibility. One of the goals of this charitable program is to help ensure that everyone who needs a meal gets one and to raise the level of awareness about food insecurity in the country.” -Kate Antonacci, project manager of Panera CaresPanera Cares, nonprofit outpost of chain, to open… Continue reading Panera Cares, nonprofit outpost of chain, to open soon

What kind of candy are you buying?

With Halloween around the corner, candy purchasing is once again surging. Fun and tasty, right? For us, maybe. But, lots of chocolate production is unethical, as it uses excessive child labor and unfair working conditions. Before you buy, look for a fair trade certified label, so that your fun and tasty treats aren’t at the… Continue reading What kind of candy are you buying?

GE 2010 Citizenship Report Released

GE businesses depend on the infrastructure, skills and institutions of stable, prosperous societies and healthy environments. To succeed as a global business, we need to be a part of building these societies where we operate. We do this through the products and services we create, the way we work with employees, customers, suppliers and investors,… Continue reading GE 2010 Citizenship Report Released

General Mills is winning with Sustainability Goalsetting

I’m impressed by GM’s bold-but-doable statement of goals and strong display of leadership in corporate social responsibility. And, by this invention: ‘Scoop shower’ saves water The ‘scoop shower’ is a new Häagen-Dazs innovation that gets ice cream scoops clean while conserving water. A U.S.-European employee team worked on the scoop shower, which uses extreme water… Continue reading General Mills is winning with Sustainability Goalsetting

SeamlessWeb does it again.

@SeamlessWeb never fails to impress me with their do-good initiatives. It’s amazing how easy it is for companies to help out in their own way at quite little cost, and drive business at the same time. I did my once-a-week lunch order today because I knew money would go to to the UNICEF Tap Project… Continue reading SeamlessWeb does it again.