The Guardian-January 27, 2017-Beaches strewn with plastic waste have become a graphic illustration of just how much plastic we use in everything from food packaging to cosmetics, and how much of it gets thrown away. … MORE
UNILEVER CONSUMER GOODS RELEASE: Consumer Goods Giant Unilever Commits to 100% Recyclable Packaging OAKLAND, CA – January 19, 2017 – Consumer goods giant Unilever has made a commitment that 100% of its packaging will be … MORE
Sustainable Brands – Oct. 21, 2014 Consumer goods giant Procter & Gamble has made a qualified commitment that 90 percent of its packaging will be recyclable by 2020.
AS YOU SOW PRESS RELEASE – October 21, 2014 – Consumer goods giant Procter & Gamble has made a qualified commitment that 90% of its packaging will be recyclable by 2020. The commitment came the … MORE
GREENBIZ – August 18, 2014 – Interest in recycling is looping back around.
Shareowners of P&G request that the board of directors issue a report at reasonable cost, omitting confidential information, assessing the environmental impacts of continuing to use unrecyclable brand packaging.
SOLID WASTE & RECYCLING – October 10, 2012 – It’s the prerogative of magazine editors that, as much as we strive to be even‐handed and permit all stakeholders on any issue a voice, we allow … MORE
As You Sow engaged in dialogue with Proctor & Gamble, pressing the company to adopt extended producer responsibility policies to help minimize waste from consumer packaging.
Product packaging is a significant consumer of natural resources and energy, and a major source of waste and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. More than half of U.S. product packaging –37 million tons – is discarded … MORE
As You Sow filed a proposal with Procter & Gamble asking the company to issue a report assessing the feasibility of adopting a policy of extended producer responsibility (EPR) for postconsumer product packaging. EPR shifts … MORE
FOOD PRODUCTION DAILY – General Mills and Procter & Gamble (P&G) are coming under pressure from a shareholder advocacy group to reduce post-consumer waste by collecƟng and recycling product packaging at their US operations.
THE MOTLEY FOOL – “Going green” is a popular strategic destination these days. However, it’s one thing to rejoice that you’ve decided to start that journey, and another to actually get there
LOS ANGELES TIMES – The average American generates about ﬁve pounds of trash per day, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Now a San Francisco‐based nonproﬁt is asking some of the manufacturers who produce … MORE
As You Sow Press Release
As You Sow Press Release
P&G is the world’s largest maker of consumer packaged goods, operating in more than 180 countries. SHAREHOLDERS REPRESENTING $35BN PRESS PROCTER & GAMBLE FOR RECYCLABLE PACKAGING Company Also Commits to 90% Recyclable Packaging by 2020 … MORE
RESOURCE RECYCLING – July 7, 2011 – As You Sow, a group that seeks corporate accountability through shareholder advocacy, has announced the results of some its recent campaigns.
SMART PLANET – May 3, 2011 – Noticed two items of interest in the past week when it comes to the development of enhanced sustainability practices for consumer goods packaging. First, Proctor & Gamble has … MORE
RELEASE: Shareholder Resolutions Ask Major Packaged Goods Companies to Adopt Extended Producer Responsibility
AS YOU SOW PRESS RELEASE – April 28, 2011 – The shareholder advocacy group As You Sow will file shareholder resolutions this week with consumer packaged goods giants Procter ^ Gamble (P&G) and General Mills … MORE
SOCIAL FUNDS – April 15, 2011 – As You Sow wins commitments from three major bottlers to adopt Extended Producer Responsibility policies, and expands its engagement to include other major consumer product companies.