Social Responsibility

Displaying all news posts with:

Social Responsibility

Walmart grant to expand ethical recruitment of H-2A workers

Tacoma, Wash.-based Cierto, a recruiter of H-2A workers for U.S. growers, has received an $800,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation.

UNFI announces plans for emissions reduction targets

Providence, R.I.-based United Natural Foods has committed to setting emissions reduction targets for its operations and its supply chain in an effort to combat climate change.

Del Monte joins climate-focused Science Based Targets initiative

Fresh Del Monte Produce has joined the Science Based Targets initiative and plans to work with SBTi to establish an emissions reduction goal for 2030.

Walmart Foundation gives Brighter Bites $1.5 million

The Walmart Foundation has given Brighter Bites $1.5 million to expand to California and support efforts in existing cities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Good Foods’ Sack Hunger campaign to benefit Brighter Bites

Good Foods, Pleasant Prairie, Wis., is again tackling hunger, with a college football-themed promotion to raise money for Brighter Bites.

Giumarra invites retailers to learn about Fair Trade at Fresh Summit

The Giumarra Cos., Los Angeles, and Fair Trade USA are planning an educational web seminar during the Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit. 

Chiquita supports Breast Cancer Awareness Month with stickers

Chiquita Brands International is giving its iconic blue banana sticker a pink makeover in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is October.

D’Arrigo California supports breast cancer research for 21st year

D’Arrigo Bros. of California, which has donated more than $2 million to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, is again featuring its pink-themed packaging for the Andy Boy brand during October..

Industry leaders detail sustainable changes, opportunities ahead

Prominent produce executives discussed during a Sustainable Produce Summit panel the evolution of the industry and the opportunities that exist for companies to make their operations more sustainable.

Keynote delivers insight on Kroger’s Zero Hunger|Zero Waste program

Kari Armbruster, program manager for Kroger’s Zero Hunger|Zero Waste, presented at SPS about the retailer’s sustainability goals and provided more perspective by responding to attendee questions via a live chat.