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sustainable wheat

Mondelez pledges 100% sustainably-source wheat (EU)

Mondelēz International, the company behind such biscuit brands as Oreo, Cadbury and Ritz, has revealed plans to use only 100% sustainably-sourced wheat in the EU.The move comes following planned expansion o...
volkswagen emissions

Dieselgate: VW fined $1.2 billion, CEO arrested

Volkswagen (VW) has been fined $1.2 billion for cheating emissions tests, following action by German prosecutors. The company first admitted to rigging diesel engines to cheat emissions tests in 2015. It has be...
McDonalds plastic straw

McDonald’s (UK) to ban plastic straws

McDonald's will replace plastic straws with a paper alternative across all UK restaurants. The policy will come into effect September, 2018, making the fast-food brand the latest major company to start taking a...
samsung renewable energy

Samsung pledges to use only renewable energy by 2020

Technology giant, Samsung, has committed to use 100% renewable energy by 2020.Following a year-long Greenpeace campaign, the commitment by Samsung means that factories and offices in the US, Europe, and Chi...
AT&T zero-waste

AT&T aims for zero-waste across 100 sites

AT&T is the world's largest telecommunications company. As such, it is understandably newsworthy when a company of its size pledges to achieve impressive zero-waste-to-landfill targets across 100 sites by 2...