May 05, 2016

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Fair Trade is trade that satisfies criteria re. the supply chain of the goods involved, usually including fair payment for producers and other social and environmental considerations. It's part of an organized social movement which promotes standards for international labor, environmentalism, and social policy in commerce between developed and undeveloped countries.


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The Sustainability Consortium Releases Landmark Report to Drive More Sustainable Consumer Products

Posted: Apr 21, 2016 – 05:00 PM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. , Apr. 21 /CSRwire/ - The Sustainability Consortium (TSC) announced today the release of its first Impact Report, marking a significant collaboration between leading multi-national corporations, civil society, and academia, combining science and metrics with practical guidance on implementation to accelerate...

The North Face Expands Made In The U.S.A. “Backyard Project” Collection

Posted: Mar 01, 2016 – 12:00 PM EST

ALAMEDA, Calif., Mar. 01 /CSRwire/ - The North Face, the world's premier supplier of authentic, innovative and technically advanced outdoor apparel, equipment and footwear, today launches the second installment of its locally produced, Made in the U.S.A. clothing line, The Backyard Project. For...

Harry Pastuszek of PYXERA Global to Speak at Responsible Business Summit

Posted: Feb 29, 2016 – 02:58 PM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 29 /CSRwire/ - Harry Pastuszek, Vice President of Enterprise and Community Development at PYXERA Global will speak at the 2016 Responsible Business Summit this June 7 and 8. Mr. Pastuszek will reveal new approaches to collaborate with suppliers to achieve...

Fifty-Nine Percent of Americans Now Aware of Fair Trade Certified™ Products

Posted: Feb 25, 2016 – 03:41 PM EST

OAKLAND, Calif., Feb. 25 /CSRwire/ - Fair Trade USA, the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in North America, and the Natural Marketing Institute (NMI), an international consulting and research firm specializing in health and sustainability, today released new data indicating that...

Free Webinar: Maersk on Building a Risk Free Supply Chain

Posted: Feb 23, 2016 – 09:05 AM EST

LONDON , Feb. 23 /CSRwire/ - Are you doing enough to manage your risk? Building a risk free supply chain is tricky, but getting this right can benefit your brand by mitigating business risk, reputational issues and creating long term business success. To...

Unilever Announces New Global Zero Waste to Landfill Achievement

Posted: Feb 09, 2016 – 08:30 AM EST

LONDON, Feb. 09 /CSRwire/ - Unilever today reached a new industry-leading achievement of sending zero non-hazardous waste to landfill across more than 600 sites, in 70 countries, including factories, warehouses, distribution centres and offices. Having identified the different non-hazardous waste streams in its...

Increasing Food Security Through Improved Seed Quality in Bangladesh

Posted: Feb 08, 2016 – 02:43 PM EST

NEW YORK , Feb. 08 /CSRwire/ - Lal Teer Seed Limited, a Bangladesh-based research company involved in the development and production of high-quality seeds, has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a commitment to increase the quality and quantity of seeds...

EcoVadis Achieves Another Year of Record Growth, Expanding Activity by More than 50% in 2015

Posted: Jan 26, 2016 – 09:00 AM EST

NEW YORK and PARIS, Jan. 26 /CSRwire/ - EcoVadis, the company helping improve sustainability, corporate social responsibility (CSR) and fair environmental and human rights practices across the global supply chain, continues to see rising demand for its collaborative supplier sustainability ratings and improvement...

Industry-Led Sustainability Initiative Changes To Multi-Stakeholder Organisation

Posted: Jan 19, 2016 – 10:24 AM EST

AMSTERDAM, Jan. 19 /CSRwire/ - Interested parties invited to join The Roundtable for Product Social Metrics, started three years ago, is now moving forward as a multi-stakeholder organisation. With this step, the Roundtable is opening its doors to new participants, inviting interested companies,...

The North Face Introduces Fall 2016 Line Featuring 100% Certified Responsible Down

Posted: Jan 08, 2016 – 10:00 AM EST

ALAMEDA, Calif., Jan. 08 /CSRwire/ - The North Face today announced its Fall 2016 line, including more than 500 down product styles that feature certified responsible down through the Responsible Down Standard (RDS). Officially launched in January 2014, the RDS is the most...

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