November 28, 2014

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 Fair Trade & Supply Chain Press Releases

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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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Sustainable Sugar Cane Certification Reaches Central America

Posted: Nov 20, 2014 – 09:05 AM EST

EMERYVILLE, CA, Nov. 20 /CSRwire/ - (Marketwired) - Certification of the SABMiller Azucarera del Norte ("Azunosa") sugarcane production operation and mill in Honduras to the Bonsucro sustainable sugarcane standard represents a "first" on several counts. SCS Global Services (SCS), the accredited third-party certification...

Combatting Health Risks and Promoting Better Hand Washing and Hygiene

Posted: Nov 12, 2014 – 02:52 PM EST

NEW YORK / TOKYO, Nov. 12 /CSRwire/ - Saraya Co. Ltd, a Japanese manufacturer of hygiene and sanitation products, joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with an initiative to decrease healthcare associated infections in Uganda. Saraya brings alcohol-based hand rub products to...

Eastman Chemical Company, Unilever, Monsanto, Petronas, John Lewis, M&S to Discuss Future of Value Chain Sustainability

Posted: Nov 06, 2014 – 10:55 AM EST

LONDON, Nov. 06 /CSRwire/ - Over 120 organisations have registered to attend the Ethical Corporations Sustainable Supply Chain Summit taking place on 19-20th November in London. The room will be dominated by the corporate brands (over 62%) of or above director level working...

British American Tobacco Launches First Ever Farmers’ Livelihoods Report

Posted: Nov 05, 2014 – 05:53 PM EST

LONDON, Nov. 05 /CSRwire/ - British American Tobacco has launched its latest Sustainability Focus Report, Supporting Farmers Livelihoods: The Opportunity, which highlights the important role played by the 100,000 tobacco farmers who supply the Company and proposes a new approach to agricultural policy...

Key Supply Chain Sustainability Trends 2014

Posted: Oct 24, 2014 – 09:24 AM EST

LONDON, Oct. 24 /CSRwire/ - Exploring the ways to build a responsible, resilient and secure value chain to minimise risks and future proof business is underpinning idea for the majority of supply chain professionals. Ethical Corporation went further and managed to break it...

American Shoppers Willing to Spend 31 Percent More Per Week On Responsibly Produced Food

Posted: Oct 15, 2014 – 12:14 PM EST

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 15 /CSRwire/ - On average, Americans are willing to spend 31 percent more per week on grocery food produced in ways that uphold the principles of corporate social responsibility (CSR), according to the Conscious Consumer Study issued today by...

Equitable Origin Certifies First Ever Sites for Responsible Oil Production

Posted: Sep 09, 2014 – 08:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sep. 09 /CSRwire/ - Equitable Origin (EO) today announced the worlds first certification of socially and environmentally responsible oil production sites. EO100 Standard certification of the Quifa and Rubiales sites in Colombia signifies the environmental, social, health and ethical practices...

Program Schedule Announced for Focal Point 2014: Packaging at the Leading Edge

Posted: Sep 05, 2014 – 03:27 PM EST

STEVENS POINT, W.I., Sep. 05 /CSRwire/ - A keynote presentation by Craig Culver, co-founder and CEO of Culver's, and a panel conversation on responsible paper sourcing will open the day at Focal Point 2014: Packaging at the Leading Edge. "We're really pleased to...

Vermont Governor Applauds Sodexo’s Commitment To The “Vermont First” Pledge To Impact State’s Agricultural Economy And Improve The Well-Being Of Vermonters

Posted: Sep 05, 2014 – 08:00 AM EST

MONTPELIER, V.T., Sep. 05 /CSRwire/ - Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin applauded a private sector companys commitment to the procurement of local food in Vermont institutions. Sodexo, a leader in delivering sustainable, integrated facilities management and foodservice operations with a major presence in Vermont,...

Responsible Forest Management Drives Economic Wellbeing in Costa Rica's Cordillera Central Mountains

Posted: Jun 30, 2014 – 08:04 AM EST

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica, Jun. 30 /CSRwire/ - (Marketwired) - A collaborative forest management project has earned certification under the prestigious Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) standard, based on an independent assessment conducted by SCS Global Services (SCS). The 7,000 hectares of high-elevation tropical...

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