Starbucks, Dell to aid online effort to save rainforest

21 09 2009

2009-09-25_team-earth.jpgEnvironmental activists are taking to the Internet in a new bid to help save the world’s rainforests with the help of major corporations including Starbucks Corp and Dell Inc. Campaigners plan to announce on Monday the formation of “Team Earth”, a social network that includes businesses, nongovernmental organizations, students and politicians with the hope of battling tropical deforestation.Some of Starbucks’ existing environmental targets include having all of its new company-operated stores meeting green building standards starting in 2010 and having all of its cups recyclable by 2012. Image source: Duke.edu . > Continue

News selected by Covalence| Country: Global | Company – EthicalQuote link: Starbucks, Dell | Source: Reuters


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