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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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A Holistic Partnership For Haiti

Posted: Feb 02, 2010 – 10:20 AM EST

TORONTO, On., COSTA MESA, Calif., & LAKE MARY, Fla., Feb. 02 /CSRwire/ - In the wake of the earthquake in Haiti, three organizations who have been working in the country team up for the long haul with a holistic approach to supporting the...

Kraft Foods Starts New Year 150 Million Pounds Lighter

Posted: Jan 27, 2010 – 09:55 AM EST

NORTHFIELD, Ill., Jan. 27 /CSRwire/ - A few years ago, Kraft Foods decided to lose a lot of weight. And today, it's starting the new year 150 million pounds (116 million kilograms) leaner - having eliminated enough material from its supply chain since...

Haiti-Based WIN Group, SEACOR Holdings Begin Emergency Project to Restore Import Capability at Haiti's Major Bulk Fuels Terminal

Posted: Jan 25, 2010 – 01:43 PM EST

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 25 /CSRwire/ - WIN Group, the Haitian conglomerate that owns and operates Terminal Varreux in Port-au-Prince, situated just five miles from the epicenter of the January 12 earthquake, and SEACOR Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CKH) (SEACOR) have launched an emergency...

JCPenney Recognized for Supplier Diversity

Posted: Jan 12, 2010 – 10:25 AM EST

PLANO, Texas, Jan. 12 /CSRwire/ - J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP) was recently honored with several distinctions for the Company's pioneering legacy of building supplier relationships with minority and women-owned businesses. The national Women's Business Enterprise inducted JCPenney into its Hall...

Cadbury Cocoa Partnership supports COCOBOD extension programme in 100 communities

Posted: Jan 08, 2010 – 10:52 AM EST

MIDDLESEX, U.K., Jan. 08 /CSRwire/ - The Cadbury Cocoa Partnership welcomes today's announcement from COCOBOD of a nationwide programme of extension services specifically for cocoa farmers. The Cadbury Cocoa Partnership supports the idea of business, governments and non-governments experts working together co-ordinating the...

Fifth Annual Responsible Sourcing Summit

Posted: Jan 06, 2010 – 02:23 PM EST

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 06 /CSRwire/ - The winds of change are ushering responsible sourcing into uncharted territory that extends well beyond the traditional audit-centric model. But finding the path toward a strategic CSR agenda—one that generates positive and sustainable advantages—will come with a...

Indigenous - Pathways to Prosperity

Posted: Dec 15, 2009 – 12:28 PM EST

SANTA ROSA, Dec. 15 /CSRwire/ - When Jessica Rodriguez stepped up to address the audience in Washington, D.C. along side of Hillary Clinton at the first Pathways to Prosperity Women Entrepreneurs Conference in October, it was a step that few would have imagined...

The Tech Museum Honors World of Good Development Organization for Applying Technology to Benefit Humanity

Posted: Dec 09, 2009 – 11:51 AM EST

World of Good Development Organization, a nonprofit focused on improving the lives of low-income women in the developing world, today announced that it has been honored by The Tech Museum of Innovation with The Katherine M. Swanson Equality Award and with a $50,000...

New American Jewish World Service Fair Trade Project with Equal Exchange

Posted: Dec 08, 2009 – 11:50 PM EST

WEST BRIDGEWATER, Dec. 08 /CSRwire/ - Equal Exchange is proud to announce the formation of a new fairly traded coffee and chocolate partnership with American Jewish World Service (AJWS). The Partnership is Equal Exchange's first Jewish partnership and it's twelfth overall. The AJWS...

Two Mission-Driven Food Businesses Collaborate to Beat the Recession

Posted: Dec 07, 2009 – 05:55 PM EST

BOSTON, Dec. 07 /CSRwire/ - Two award-winning socially responsible enterprises, Dancing Deer, the women-led natural baking company and Equal Exchange, the worker-owned Fair Trade pioneer have joined forces to solve your gifting and holiday party needs--all while supporting some great causes. The "Taste...

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