Office Depot Details Environmental Progress
Delray Beach, Fla. Office Depot’s environmental efforts are detailed in its just-released 2008 Corporate Citizenship Report, entitled: “Taking Care of Business, People and the Planet.”
The Office Depot Corporate Citizenship Report covers activities in the 2007 calendar year and measures company data against guidelines established by the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI). Among the many findings detailed in the report: The amount of waste recycled by the company grew to 49% in the United States. It also realized a 9.6% reduction in greenhouse-gas emissions associated with its U.S. transportation.
Torng named chief marketer at Movie Gallery
WILSONVILLE, Ore. Movie Gallery announced that Cliff Torng has been appointed evp and chief marketing officer of the company. He will be responsible for all aspects of Movie Gallery’s corporate marketing operations, including brand marketing, customer intelligence and communications.
Torng has more than twenty years of experience in marketing and advertising, specializing in global retail branding and marketing. He most recently served as director of marketing for the Jordan brand at Nike.
Price Chopper partners with EatingWell
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. Price Chopper Supermarkets has teamed up with EatingWell Media Group to give its consumers recipes that are both tasty and nutritious and inform them of the latest health news to help them make better eating decisions.
The program falls under Price Chopper’s Healthy U initiative, which provides current information on nutrition and diet.