7-Eleven’s RENEW™ Reduced Emissions Program and Customers Help Plant 100,000 Trees With The Arbor Day Foundation

In one year, 7-Eleven, Inc. and its customers have planted 100,000 trees and offset 32,448 metric tons in carbon emissions through the RENEW™ reduced emissions fuel program. That is the equivalent of powering 1.6 million homes for a whole day with no environmental impact. The RENEW program partners with the Arbor Day Foundation to ensure trees were planted strategically in some of the areas that needed them most, including reforestation projects for national parks impacted by forest fires. Since the launch of the program in September 2017, 7-Eleven RENEW, collaborating with…

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PepsiCo Announces New Packaging Goal For 25% Recycled Plastic Content By 2025

As part of its sustainable plastics vision, PepsiCo, Inc. today announced a new goal to strive to use 25 percent recycled content in its plastic packaging by 2025. PepsiCo aims to achieve this goal by collaborating with suppliers and partners, helping to increase consumer education, fostering cross-industry and public-private partnerships, and advocating for improved recycling infrastructure and regulatory reform, all of which are required to realize our ambition. The goal includes an aim specific to PET (polyethylene terephthalate) beverage bottles to achieve 33% recycled PET content by 2025. “PepsiCo’s sustainable…

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Walmart Supports Future Leaders Through $2 Million in Funding to the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute

Walmart has announced $2 million in grants to organizations working to expand internship opportunities for diverse youth populations, the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (CBCF) and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI). The grants build on previous Walmart funding to the two nonprofits, bringing the company’s total investment to more than $6 million over the last several years. The funding will help provide career pathways on Capitol Hill for students and young professionals through education and hands-on experience in the nation’s capital. Julie Gehrki, vice president of programs at Walmart…

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Subaru And The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Continue Partnership To Send Hope, Love And Warm Blankets To Cancer Patients

Everyone loves a three-peat, especially when the winning combination helps provide care and support to people fighting cancer. For the third consecutive year, Subaru of America, Inc. and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) will spread love, hope and warmth to cancer patients and their families in communities across the country. Over the past two years, Subaru Loves to Care, the health-focused initiative of the Subaru Love Promise philanthropic platform, has allowed LLS and Subaru to deliver blankets, messages of hope and arts and crafts kits to 70,000 patients in…

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Weight Watchers Launches WW Good: A Social Impact Campaign to Help Communities Get Healthier

Weight Watchers International, Inc. (“WW”) has launched WW Good™, a global social impact campaign that aims to make health and wellness more accessible to all. WW Good will ignite the WW global community of more than four million members and 18,000 employees, as well as their networks of family, friends and colleagues to support under-served communities and help them become healthier. “As a global purpose-driven brand, we have the capability and are committed to make communities healthier and make healthy habits accessible to all, not just the few,” said Mindy Grossman,…

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