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The Dark Side of Coca-Cola's Healthy Brands

Ocean Robbins | Posted 02.04.2014 | Green
Ocean Robbins

In the last few years, sales of natural and organic foods have become big business. Annual revenues have nearly tripled since 2001, and they now exceed $91 billion. Healthy food isn't just for hippies any more, and corporate America wants in on the action.

Big Trouble for Coca-Cola

Ocean Robbins | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green
Ocean Robbins

With demand for the company's carbonated and artificially flavored sugar water declining, hope for Coca-Cola's profitability has been increasingly resting on the brands it markets as healthier alternatives. But there's a problem.

The New Guru Is You: Social Venture Network East 2013

G. Benjamin Bingham | Posted 12.25.2013 | Impact
G. Benjamin Bingham

From Danae Ringelmann of Indiegogo to Eli Pariser of Upworthy and from Connie Evans of Association for Enterprise Opportunity (AEO) to Eben Bayer of Ecovative, the theme of this year's gathering of social entrepreneurs at SVN in Baltimore was global innovation and inclusion on all levels.

WATCH: Honest Tea Co-Founder Seth Goldman On Sustainability, Business, And Success

The Aspen Institute | Mary Cappabianca | Posted 10.01.2013 | Impact

Seth Goldman, co-founder of Honest Tea and Henry Crown Fellow, joins the Aspen Institute on Monday, September 30, at 12 pm to discuss sustainability, ...

An Honest Look at Dishonesty: 5 Tips to Unleash the Power of PR

Mark Pettit | Posted 10.07.2013 | Small Business
Mark Pettit

Public relations as we knew it is dead. Gone are the days when national news crews and reporters roamed the country with reckless disregard for travel budgets in the search of news. In the old days, news would trickle down to local media outlets. Today, that process has been reversed -- news trickles up.

Yes, We're Honest When Nobody's Watching

Posted 07.26.2013 | Healthy Living

Are you an honest person when nobody’s watching? Well, riddle us this: Would you pay for something if you were nearly certain you could take it f...

Get Others to Share Your Ideas and to Buy

Kare Anderson | Posted 04.20.2013 | Business
Kare Anderson

An anger-evoking true story that's spreading, "Exec loses job after allegedly slapping toddler on plane," quickly moved Dan Schawbel to write on Faceb...

Soda Industry Grapples With New Ban

Reuters | Posted 02.27.2013 | Small Business

By Joseph Ax NEW YORK, Dec 5 (Reuters) - Soda makers and restaurants say they will face daunting logistical hurdles such as needing to...

Drink Up! The Benefits Of Tea

Intent | Posted 01.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Intent

As we step further into fall and the weather continues to cool down, warming foods and drinks become extra delicious and comforting. Think hot chocolate after a morning ski or an apres-surf cup of coffee or tea.

Honest Tea Finds Most And Least Honest Cities With Unmanned Kiosks

Posted 08.21.2012 | Food

For the past few years, Honest Tea has been conducting a social experiment to figure out which cities were the most (or least) honest. The company pla...

The Last of the Tea Pluckers

Seth Goldman | Posted 08.05.2012 | Food
Seth Goldman

What's the difference between an illiterate tea plucker and a Microsoft engineer? One generation. And Fair Trade funds.

Honest Tea's Social Honesty Experiment: A Marketing Stunt We Can Get Behind

Posted 09.19.2011 | Food

Would you still pay a dollar for Honest Tea if you could take it for free? On July 19, the company conducted an Honest Cities social experiment—it p...

8 Revolutionary Socially Responsible Companies (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

There is no shortage of examples of excess, risk taking and abysmal leadership in today's corporate ranks. But the success stories of socially-minded ...

Dishonest Tea: WATCH Chicagoans FAIL Honest Tea's Ethics Test

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago has officially lived up to its reputation, at least as far as one iced-tea promo is concerned. HuffPost Chicago reported two days ago on beve...

Honest Tea's Honor System Puts Chicago To The Test: How Will We Fare? (POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

With the temperatures pushing 90, Honest Tea is putting Chicagoans to the test. The beverage company has set up a stand stocked with bottles of its i...

Honest Tea Tests Wall Street's Honesty (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Last week we reported on an Honest Tea pop-up stand that cost a dollar a drink but left it up to the customer whether he or she actually paid. Testin...

Honest Tea Tests New Yorkers' Honesty

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

It almost looks like a belated April Fool's prank, but Honest Tea is living up to their name and testing New Yorkers' honesty. Their latest promotion...

Wake up and Smell the Tea

Alex Henry | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alex Henry

What might happen if the entire world tried switching from coffee to tea for, say, a week?

An Honest Mission... in a Bottle

Seth Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Seth Goldman

Yes, it's an unlikely path, but my career as a beverage entrepreneur actually has its roots in the national service movement.

Remembering Ron Brown and Crafting an Agenda of Sustainable Commerce

Jonathan Greenblatt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jonathan Greenblatt

April 3rd is the anniversary of the death of Commerce Secretary Ronald H. Brown. If he stood among us, I believe he would espouse the power of responsible business.

Coke Buys 40 Percent Stake In Honest Teas

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Coca-Cola Co., the world's No. 1 soft drink company, said Tuesday it bought a 40 percent stake in organic tea maker Honest Tea, adding to its offe...