Issue #42
April 25, 2012

Is Walmart Green? [Infographic]

Walmart has had a lot of love from the media in the past 5 years for announcing revolutionary environmental initiatives, but have they delivered on their promises? This infographic looks at the impact of some of Walmart's operations, and shows that they might not be quite as green as everyone thinks. ... Read More

Should I Read Hunger Games? [a crowdsourced decision]

I haven’t yet seen or read Hunger Games – and the decision as to whether I do, is in your hands. I trust the Ethical Ocean community. You are often teaching me, sharing ideas, offering feedback, and acting as a good moral compass. I’ve set a goal in 2012 to try and consume media that helps me learn, grow and sharpen my attitude and skills for social and environmental change. ... Read More

Venti, Soy, No-beetle Frap... Extra Hot

Starbucks has come under fire again: this time for using food coloring derived from crushed bugs. After a lot of unwanted publicity and pressure from vegans—well, not just vegans—the company has p ... Read More

Does a Box Make it Better?

That’s the slogan of a new packaged water company based in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The clean white, paper-based, thirst busting carton produces by Boxed Water proudly exclaims that “Boxed Water is ... Read More
Issue #42
April 25, 2012