The Food & Beverage industry is consolidating its ethical record thanks to labour and environmental initiatives, but it has to fight hard to demonstrate the social utility of its products, states a report published today by Geneva-based ethical reputation research firm Covalence â€“ Covalence Food & Beverage Industry Report 2007. The Food & Beverage industry is progressively closing the gap with leading industries (Pharmaceuticals, Technology Hardware, Automobiles & Parts and Banks). It currently occupies the fifth position in the EthicalQuote reputation ranking comparing ten industries. In 2007, Food & Beverage showed the second best progression, just between Technology Hardware and Automobile & Parts. > Continue.
Publication: Covalence Press Release | Country: Global | Company: Archer Daniels Midland, Cadbury Schweppes, Coca-Cola Co., Danone, Diageo, Heineken, Heinz, Hershey Foods, Kellogg Co, Kraft Foods, NestlÃ©, PepsiCo, SABMiller, Sara Lee, Starbucks, Unilever | Source: Covalence