Tag Archives: CVS

I Like Companies That Make Me a Better Person (the smart companies know this)

In the last four days that I’ve been back in the states I’ve had to pay for bags three times (at CVS, Ikea and Trader Joe’s). It’s a surprising and welcome development, particularly as I’m not in California or Boulder, but in Washington, D.C. My reaction to the pay-for-bag-system has also evolved in step with […]

Want Consumers’ Attention? Ditch the CSR Report

Lots of companies are attracted to sustainability and decide to commit to it. ¬†Fewer see the value of certifying their sustainability commitment with a CSR report. But fewer still fail to signal the fruits of their labor (and reporting) to their consumers. The contents of a CSR report almost never reach consumers’ eyes because they’re […]

Why CVS’ Social Responsibility Programs Are Its Most Wasted Resource

If your company consistently runs social responsibility programs, but ¬†doesn’t take the time or have the confidence in its programs to make sure I know about them, it’s doing me and itself a disservice. Like Walgreens or Rite Aid, CVS is a national pharmacy chain. There’s no visible differentiation between it and its competitors. Maybe […]