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whole foods

whole foods

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From whole foods's site: "Community giving at Whole Foods Market is rooted in our belief that corporations, as well as individuals, must be good tenants of the planet. We are intimately connected to the health and economy of each community we serve, and feel it is our responsibility to give back to those communities in meaningful ways. We are committed to donating at least five percent of our annual net profits to charitable causes. For us, giving back expands our passion for quality foods into the larger arena of quality of life."

tags: grocery stores, grocery store, health food store, supermarkets, supermarket, chain, grocer

whole foods's Ratings Summary ?

rating name organization list type status
EPA Top 50 Green Power Purchasers 2009 environmental protection agency rank #4 of 50
CRO Responsible CEO of the Year Awards 2009 corporate responsibility officer custom nominee
Supermarket Seafood Sustainability Scorecard 2009 greenpeace score 5.6/10
The Earthsense 35 greenbiz group member
Best Places To Work 2009 glassdoor rank #6 of 20
Corporate Green Power Top Partners 2008 environmental protection agency rank #6 of 20
2008 Green Brands Index outlaw consulting group member
project label sector: grocery stores project label rank #8 of 20*
project label overall project label rank #115 of 162†

*companies with at least 20 votes ,†companies with at least 100 votes

whole foods's Article Breakdown (48 unique articles) ?

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Articles about Whole Foods ?

Is Whole Foods Sincere About Its Support For Labeling Genetically Modified Foods?

From (verified), October 5, 2012

Health & Nutrition, Community Impact, Mission & Values

Is it possible that Whole Foods wants to ride the GMO labeling popularity wave while it quietly works behind the scenes to prevent Prop 37, or any other GMO labeling law, from passing?

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Dr. Mercola Interviews Ronnie Cummins

From (unverified), August 28, 2012

Health & Nutrition, Community Impact, Mission & Values

The California ballot initiative will require labeling of genetically engineered foods, and end the routine industry practice of labeling and marketing such foods as "natural." In the interview, Cummins expands and gives an important updat...

in this article: pepsico, coca-cola, safeway, whole foods, conagra foods, monsanto, cargill, trader joes

Whole Foods Institutes Sustainability Color-Codes For Wild-Caught Fish

From (verified), September 14, 2010

Mission & Values, Resource Management

Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFMI) on Monday launched an in-store color-coded sustainability rating program for wild-caught seafood. The company also announced a commitment to phase out all red-rated species by Earth Day 2013.

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Whole Foods Rolls New Sustainable Packaging Guidelines

From (verified), September 9, 2010

Mission & Values

Whole Foods Market has rolled out new responsible packaging guidelines to all of its more than 2,100 body care and supplement suppliers companywide. All new body care and supplement suppliers must meet the packaging guidelines before their products c...

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Whole Foods Compostable Packaging Really Is…Compostable!

From (verified), August 10, 2010

Resource Management

Whole Foods‘ to-go boxes officially passed a home composting test after Starre Vartan of Eco Chick decided to test out the deli container’s compostability for Inhabitat.

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Home Depot, Macy’s, Wal-Mart Try FutureMark Recycled Paper

From (verified), August 3, 2010

Resource Management, Waste Management

Home Depot, Macy’s, Walmart, Whole Foods and American Eagle Airlines’ in-flight magazine “Latitudes” have signed contracts in the first half of 2010 with FutureMark Paper Company, which says it is the only North American manuf...

in this article: wal-mart, whole foods, american airlines, macy's, home depot

Whole Foods Aims To Reduce Energy Use 25% By 2015

From (verified), April 20, 2010

Mission & Values, Resource Management

Supermarket chain Whole Foods has set a goal to reduce energy consumed per square foot 25 percent by 2015.

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Whole Foods Market Installs Coulomb Technologies Charging Station

From (verified), April 12, 2010

Resource Management

Whole Foods Market, the largest retailer of natural and organic foods, with more than 270 stores throughout North America and the UK, has installed its first Coulomb ChargePoint Networked Charging Station for Electric Vehicles (EV). The charging stat...

in this article: whole foods, coulomb technologies

All Whole Foods Stores To Recycle Wine Corks

From (verified), April 7, 2010

Resource Management

Whole Foods Market announced on April 6 that it is implementing a company-wide wine cork recycling program that will be available throughout its 292 store locations in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.

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Whole Foods, Starbucks Top Sustainable Retail Design Awards

From (verified), March 18, 2010

Resource Management

Whole Foods Market in Lincoln Park, Chicago, took the top prize for Project of the Year at the second annual A.R.E. Sustainability Awards, focused on sustainable retail design. The two grand prize winners were Whole Foods in the category of Sustainab...

in this article: starbucks, whole foods

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