The Dish on ‘Clean Plates’ (Or What You Don’t Know About Healthy Eating)

Latest News - As part of our ongoing series of conversations with interesting people making the world a better place, BBMG welcomed to our studio Jared Koch, the author and co-founder of Clean Plates: A Guide to the Healthiest, Tastiest and Most Sustainable Restaurants. Following Deepak Chopra’s remark that “Jared’s nutritional advice has the power to transform your individual health and our collective well-being,” we were eager to hear … [Read more...]

Food Lion Propels Sea Change in Responsible Fish Sourcing with New Policy

Latest News - Food Lion, one of America’s largest supermarket chains with more than 1,100 stores across the eastern and southeastern US, has announced the adoption of a sustainable seafood policy that will cover approximately 1,000 fresh, frozen, canned or packaged seafood products sold at its stores. The Gulf of Maine Research Institute will help Food Lion assess its suppliers.Highlights of the policy include:Suppliers will provide full … [Read more...]

TOMS Now Providing ‘Coffee for You, Water for All’ with New Roasting Company

Latest News - On Tuesday at SXSW Interactive in Austin, TOMS founder Blake Mycoskie announced the launch of TOMS Roasting Company, and the grand opening of its first location, in Austin.“We’re super excited about it. It allows us to enter a totally new industry and allows us to really work on economic development impact, as well as being able to give water to people around the world — something I’ve been passionate about for a long time,” … [Read more...]

Keurig Green Mountain’s 2020 Targets Address Company’s Biggest Sustainability Challenges

Latest News - Keurig Green Mountain's ninth annual Sustainability Report, released today, reveals progress on the company’s 2013 initiatives, and also announces the company's ambitious new 2020 targets with a focus on three main practice areas: Resilient Supply Chain, Sustainable Products, and Thriving People and Communities.The new targets were established based on a materiality assessment conducted in 2012, which engaged more than 120 … [Read more...]