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There's A Major New Effort To Help The Billions Of Chickens We Eat Every Year

The Huffington Post | Nico Pitney | Posted 09.29.2016 | Politics

The Humane League, a prominent animal welfare group, launched a landmark campaign this week to improve the lives (and deaths) of broiler chickens, the...

The Yosemite Trademark Battle -- A Rose By Any Other Name...

Matt Emerson | Posted 03.16.2017 | Travel
Matt Emerson

I'm sure it's safe for me to say that it wasn't Super Tuesday for most Yosemite fans. The trademark battle for the names of iconic Yosemite landmarks continues and as of March 1st, the Park's new concessionaire, Aramark, took the reigns.

The Problem Is Gross School Lunch. These High Schoolers Are Fixing It.

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 12.10.2015 | Taste

A group of students at a Chicago public high school on the city’s northwest side is calling for higher quality, healthier food to be served at their...

Healthier Meals Now on the Menu for Aramark

Nancy Brown | Posted 08.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

Each day, our lives are filled with decisions: What to do, where to go, when to start something, how to finish it, etc. Among the most important dec...

Largest US Food Service Company Embraces Game-Changing Rules on Animal Welfare

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 06.30.2015 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

Aramark, the largest U.S.-based food service company, is tackling three key areas where industrial agriculture has been badly failing in its production model. The collaboration of Aramark and the HSUS may be one of the best examples to date of how a for-profit and non-profit can work cohesively to build a more humane society.

Prison Food Scandal Pushed By Dem Group In Tight Michigan Governor's Race

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 10.30.2014 | Politics

Protesters took to the street outside the Detroit campaign office of Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) Wednesday morning, staging a mock cook-off in respo...

Captive Customers: Outsourcing Prison Services Is Ruining Lives and Bilking Taxpayers

Donald Cohen | Posted 12.20.2014 | Politics
Donald Cohen

Introducing for-profit companies into America's criminal justice system has been a bad deal for governments across the country.

Can Business Help Bring Civic Engagement to Scale?

Michael Brown | Posted 06.24.2014 | Impact
Michael Brown

The spirit of young people, their idealism and desire to serve have been a source of inspiration since I co-founded City Year 25 years ago.

Fortune Green: Consumers Won't Pay Extra, But Companies Will

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 07.10.2013 | Green
Jennifer Schwab

The top movers and shakers of the corporate sustainability world recently gathered at Fortune Brainstorm Green to examine, analyze and summarize the success of green B to B, and the simultaneous failure of green B to C commerce.

Mets Sued In Hit-And-Run Death Of Hero Granny

Posted 05.14.2012 | New York

The family of the Staten Island grandmother killed in an April hit-and-run accident has filed a civil lawsuit against the driver, the New York Mets, t...

Why Subcontracting Causes More Problems Than it Solves

Ethan Miller | Posted 06.27.2012 | College
Ethan Miller

How can we keep both our university administrations and these large corporations in check and help fix some of the problems that subcontracting causes?

The Biggest Companies You've Never Heard Of (PHOTOS)

24/7 Wall St. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

By 24/7 Wall St.: The great majority of the largest companies in America are easily identified by name by most consumers. That is because their names ...

For Earth Day, A Simple Step to Save the Oceans

Julie Packard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Julie Packard

Someone asked me the other day: If you could ask people to do just one thing to ensure thriving oceans for the future, what would you suggest? It's surprisingly simple.

The Future of Farming And Food: Corporate Culture Infiltrates Eco Farm

Makenna Goodman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Makenna Goodman

Mother Earth wasn't the only thing watering the soil at Eco Farm 2010. Big business, too, came to rain on the parade.

Greening Hollywood: NFL Eagles' Eco-Calendar Girls

Paige Donner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Paige Donner

The Philadelphia Eagles' new eco-calendar, released in July and printed on post consumer recycled paper, features the team's cheerleaders wearing only eco-friendly swimsuits and accessories.

Cafeteria Workers Protest On Wall Street

New York Times | Sewell Chan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Hundreds of cafeteria and other food-service workers rallied in Lower Manhattan on Wednesday afternoon for higher wages and improved benefits as part ...