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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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Sodexo’s “Vermont First” Commitments Bearing Fruit as Local Product Purchases See a Significant Increase

Posted: Dec 23, 2015 – 02:53 PM EST

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Dec. 23 /CSRwire/ - Just over a year ago, Sodexo, a leader in delivering sustainable, integrated facilities management and food service operations with a significant presence in Vermont, announced a major initiative to help grow Vermonts local food economy by committing...

Wrangler Joins The Sustainability Consortium

Posted: Dec 16, 2015 – 08:35 AM EST

FAYETTEVILLE, Dec. 16 /CSRwire/ - The Sustainability Consortium (TSC) announced today that one of the worlds largest denim brands, Wrangler, has joined the organization in an effort to strengthen supply-chain sustainability for the brand and the apparel industry at large. We are delighted...

Tetra Pak and DeLaval Commit to Up-Skill Dairy Farm Management in China

Posted: Nov 25, 2015 – 10:12 AM EST

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Nov. 25 /CSRwire/ - Tetra Pak and DeLaval, sister companies in the Tetra Laval Group, today signed a five year agreement with the Dairy Association of China to provide training to Chinese dairy farm managers. The signing ceremony was attended by...

Majority of Companies Not Legally Compliant With California Trafficking/Slavery Disclosure Law

Posted: Nov 20, 2015 – 09:12 AM EST

LEIPZIG, Germany, Nov. 20 /CSRwire/ - The same group that evaluated SEC filers' corporate disclosures with Dodd-Frank Section 1502 (conflict minerals) now evaluated companies' disclosures required by the California Transparency in Supply Chains Act of 2010 (SB 657). Development International (DI), a not-for-profit...

First Green Supply Chain Forum Hosted in Tianjin, China

Posted: Nov 19, 2015 – 09:20 AM EST

TIANJIN, China, Nov. 19 /CSRwire/ - On October 22, 2015, The Sustainability Consortium (TSC) convened the Sustainable Development and Business Practices 2015 Green Supply Chain Forum jointly with Tianjin Green Supply Chain Center (TGCC), China Environmental United Certification Center (CEC), Institute of Public...

Duratex Celebrates 20 Years as Responsible Forestry Champion

Posted: Nov 04, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Nov. 04 /CSRwire/ - (Marketwired) - Duratex S.A., the Southern Hemisphere's largest producer of wood panels and a major forest landowner in Brazil, marked twenty years of demonstrated forest stewardship with the renewal of its Forest Stewardship Council) certificate by SCS...

Improving Workplace Health: New Guidelines for Companies

Posted: Nov 03, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 03 /CSRwire/ - The Evidence Project/RAISE Health in partnership with Business for Social Responsibility (BSR) HERproject released a new tool today at the BSR 2015 annual conference that helps companies in low- and middle-income countries improve their health services for...

Musco Family Olive Co. Ethics & Sustainability Leadership Recognized With World’s First SQF Level II Ethical Sourcing Certification

Posted: Oct 26, 2015 – 04:22 PM EST

TRACY, Calif., Oct. 26 /CSRwire/ - Musco Family Olive Co., the leading branded supplier of table olives in America, has earned FMIs (Food Marketing Institutes) Safe Quality Food Institute (SQFI) Level II Ethical Sourcing Standard Certification, becoming the first company in the world...

Climate Smart-Technologies Improving Livelihoods of Kenyan Smallholders

Posted: Oct 13, 2015 – 09:14 AM EST

NEW YORK, Oct. 13 /CSRwire/ - Equator Kenya Ltd, a food-processing company that produces African Birds Eye Chilies for export, has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a commitment to provide climate-smart technologies, training and market linkages to 8,000 smallholder farmers...

New Leaf Paper and SCS Global Services Publish Innovative Study Using Advanced LCA Methodology

Posted: Oct 08, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST

BOSTON, Oct. 08 /CSRwire/ - (Marketwired) - Today at Sustainable Brands' New Metrics conference, New Leaf Paper released a rigorous study using the most advanced life cycle assessment (LCA) framework currently available, comparing the environmental sustainability performance of its new, 100% postconsumer recycled...

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