27 Apr '12, 8am

Business outguns Government this week on greening the economy

When you think a multinational as big as Unilever that touches a billion customers has a plan to improve health and well-being while also sourcing agricultural materials sustainably, things are looking up. On Tuesday, we got an honest update from the corporate giant on where it is in making sure-footed progress in improved sourcing of some particularly high-impact commodities and where it had some challenges ahead to encourage behaviour change among customers to address the hot spots around laundry and personal hygiene. Imagine every multinational having a plan with this level of ambition and honesty. Now that would start to turn around many of the world’s current problems fairly swiftly. This international progress update could help catalyse wider action in the FMCG sector and beyond. Then we got ‘shwopping’ from an iconic brand, whose Plan A has received much recognition...

Full article: http://www.wwf.org.uk/what_we_do/working_with_business/?5...

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