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  Consumersí Complex Relationship with Genetically Engineered Foods
One area where product labeling falls short (at least in some countries) is with respect to genetically modified organisms or ingredients (GMOs). Proponents of GMOs point to the advantages they can offer in resisting disease and lowering resource demands, while opponents worry about potential long-term health and environmental impacts. But what do consumers think?
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  Unileverís Head of Sustainability Talks Progress, Difficulties and Competition
This week Unilever reported on the progress itís making towards meeting an ambitious commitment to take responsibility for the impacts of sourcing raw materials all the way through to the consumerís use of its products to cook, clean and wash. Unilever SVP of Sustainability, Gavin Neath, spoke with us about the announcement, expounding on their accomplishments and challenges looking forward.
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  Coca-Cola, Vodafone, Marks & Spencer Win Top Honors for CR Reporting
The 5th annual CR Reporting Awards (CRRA'12) recognized the best in corporate responsibility reporting from the past year. Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc. won the ďBest OverallĒ category, with Vodafone and Marks & Spencer ranking #2 and #3 respectively. Rounding out the top ten were: LíOrťal, Novo Nordisk, Co-operative Group, Hewlett-Packard (last yearís winner), Panasonic, Dell, and Hyundai Engineering & Construction.
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  EthicMark: A Carrot for Ethical Advertisers
All businesses are looking to build competitive advantage, with many drawing attention to their sustainability-related products and linking their name to socially responsible behavior. Too often their efforts are seen as gimmicks or greenwashing to make a sale. And who can blame the skeptical consumer when alcohol brands give out "sustainability bracelets" at night clubs with every alcoholic beverage sold or hotels promote green using soap with a hole.
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  Interface Rebrands, Launches New Line
Modular carpet company and sustainability forerunner Interface is rebranding with a new look that it says reflects a growing global presence and future ambition. The effort also sees the InterfaceFLOR brand return to simply "Interface". The company says the name change honors the legacy and vision of the companyís founder and sustainability pioneer Ray Anderson.
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