GUESS?, Inc. commits to rainforest-free fabrics

Big news! GUESS?, Inc. recently announced it will take action to end the risk of forest destruction and human rights abuses in its clothing. GUESS?, Inc. is the latest brand…

WestLB Takes A Brave Step In The Right Direction

This post is by Yann Louvel, BankTrack Climate and Energy Campaign Coordinator. Last month we got some promising news from WestLB, the German bank. They produced a new policy on…

New UBS Policy Fizzles

‘Tis the season for new bank environmental and social policies! Last Friday, UBS was the latest to announce an updated “Responsible Banking” policy. Let’s see how it stacks up. First…

RBC Takes Step Away From Tar Sands

It took nearly two years, but today Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) finally adopted environmental and social standards on its financing in the tar sands. Great! So what does that…

Greenwash And Cargill: Growing Together

Cargill just released their 2010 Corporate Responsibility Report, which provides an overview of Cargill’s amazing lackluster efforts to address supply chain issues including sourcing palm oil associated with rainforest destruction…

Krafting a New Story on Palm Oil

For those following the recent developments of palm oil in the news, you know that this hot commodity is becoming increasingly controversial and companies are starting to either push to…

RBC Tables an Offer on Tar Sands

A light at the end of the tunnel?Photo:  . SantiMB . via Flickr The tar sands tide may finally be turning at Canada’s biggest bank. RBC is among the largest…

The Carbon Logic Problem Statement | Grist

All too often those debating the solutions and proposed actions to tackle global warming fail to challenge the assumptions. While it’s important to deal with emissions it can be argued…