Adidas Vows To Only Use Recycled Plastics By 2024

Large companies are racing to become more sustainable and environmentally friendly. In the past, companies like Patagonia and REI have focused their marketing strategies on giving back to the earth. Now, non-outdoors sportswear companies are joining in on the breath of fresh air. Sports brand giant Adidas announced their new mission to only using recycled […]
  • Peter Boyer
  • July 18, 2018
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McDonald’s removes salads from over 3,000 stores

McDonald’s facing PR disaster On Friday, health officials announced that McDonald’s salads made over 60 people sick from cyclospora in multiple states. To contain the minor epidemic, McDonald’s has pulled salads from 3,000 stores across 14 states, including: Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Wisconsin, Michigan, Ohio, Minnesota, Nebraska, South Dakota, Montana, North Dakota, Kentucky, West Virginia and […]
  • Ben Norman
  • July 17, 2018
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Australian retailers ban plastic bags

Australia follows plastic ban trend Specific retail chains and Australian chains have announced that they will ban single-use plastic bags starting July 1. Queensland and Western Australia will ban single-use plastic bags in the entirety of the states, and retail stores Coles and Big W will ban them in all locations. Tasmania, South Australia, and […]
  • Ben Norman
  • July 3, 2018
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India plastic ban hits McDonald’s and Starbucks

Plastic policy ramps up in India On Saturday, Maharashtra’s ban on single-use plastic items – including food containers, shopping bags, forks, knives, and straws – came into effect on Saturday. Maharashtra marks the 25th out of 29 states in India to adopt the plastic policy. However, the city may have a larger effect than the rest, […]
  • Ben Norman
  • June 27, 2018
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Walmart will help employees pay for college

Today is a good day for Walmart workers The company announced Wednesday that any worker that pursues an associate’s or bachelor’s degree in business or supply chain management will receive a scholarship. Employees will have to pay $1 per day for their education, and Walmart will cover the rest – tuition, fees, and books. The […]
  • Ben Norman
  • May 30, 2018
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McDonald’s reduced tax rate led to education opportunity

McDonald’s have allocated $150 million into the Archways to Opportunity program.  The funds came as a result of the lowered income tax rate, a change implemented by the Trump administration.  To maintain an orderly society, people must first be educated. However, in today’s society, everything has become a business deal, including education. A proper tertiary […]
  • Crystal Ng
  • March 31, 2018
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International Women’s Day as well as Women’s History Month

International Women’s Day, as defined on their website, “is a global day that celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. This day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity.” A number of multinational corporations have made an effort to acknowledge the significance of March 8th, otherwise known as the […]
  • Crystal Ng
  • March 10, 2018
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McDonald’s will serve antibiotic-free chicken worldwide

McDonald’s announced yesterday, Aug. 23, that it would begin the process of removing human antibiotics in their chickens worldwide starting in 2018. Currently, McDonald’s only sells antibiotic-free chicken in the America’s. The announcement will bring the fast-food giant into a global effort to “battle dangerous superbugs,” according to Reuters. The company’s target is antibiotics that […]
  • Kirsten Loose
  • August 24, 2017
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McDonald’s Masters Change with Big Mac

Several changes in the classic McDonald’s menu benefited the company’s business by a surprising amount. Earnings this past quarter were higher than predicted with a global rise in same-store sales of 1.3 percent and an increase of growth of 4 percent. The menu changes and promotions made by CEO Steve Easterbrook put McDonald’s ahead of […]
  • Gray Phillips
  • April 27, 2017
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