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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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Interface, Inc. Raises Sustainability Bar: Zero Environmental Impact by 2020; Environmental Product Declarations for All InterfaceFLOR Products Globally by 2012

Posted: Nov 09, 2010 – 10:59 AM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 09 /CSRwire/ - (Marketwire) - Today Interface Inc. (NASDAQ: IFSIA) has announced that, as part of its "Mission Zero" commitment to eliminate negative environmental impact by 2020, the company pledges to obtain third-party validated environmental product declarations (EPDs) on all...

Take the Challenge to Help End Poverty and Hunger

Posted: Oct 20, 2010 – 07:05 AM EST

TORONTO, O.N., Oct. 20 /CSRwire/ - ZO Alliance (a social enterprise focused on providing unique, hand crafted gifts and promotional items created in rural villages and marginalized communities) today announced the ZO Challenge. The challenge is an opportunity for corporations and individuals alike...

Is There Child Slave Labor In Your Child's Halloween Candy?

Posted: Oct 19, 2010 – 03:57 PM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 19 /CSRwire/ - Good news for parents this Halloween: It's easier than ever to avoid buying chocolate from Hershey, the largest U.S. chocolate company. Hershey fails to ensure that child labor is not part of its chocolate. Two major reports...

Max Hamburgers from Sweden Revolutionize Fast Food Industry and Tour US

Posted: Oct 19, 2010 – 09:44 AM EST

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 19 /CSRwire/ - The Natural Step, an internally recognized non-profit organization specializing in sustainability is proud to publish our case study on Max, Sweden's oldest and most popular hamburger chain. Max President and owner Richard Bergfors and the Director of...

CAGP to Retailers: Consumers and Developing World Poor Lose From FSC-Certification

Posted: Oct 10, 2010 – 08:21 PM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 10 /CSRwire/ - /PRNewswire/ - As unions, large American paper producers, and green groups collude to keep competitively priced pulp and paper imports out of the US, the Consumers Alliance for Global Prosperity (CAGP) sent a letter to leading retailers...

Whose Side Are You On? Consumers Group Asks Boston Herald Readers to Not Support Empires of Collusion

Posted: Oct 08, 2010 – 03:55 PM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 08 /CSRwire/ - /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ - Today, with the backdrop of the RISI North American Forest Products Conference wrapping up in Boston, the Consumers Alliance for Global Prosperity (CAGP) launched a full page ad in the Boston Herald warning readers that...

Indigenous to be first USA premium fashion brand certified Fair Trade

Posted: Oct 05, 2010 – 11:21 AM EST

SANTA ROSA, Calif., Oct. 05 /CSRwire/ - While many companies strive to cut costs at every opportunity and find ever-lower sources of labor and manufacturing, one fashion company is celebrating its commitment to paying its labor force a fair wage in a time...

"Bitter" Chocolate: New Report on Child Labor in Cote d'Ivoire and Ghana Offers Further Evidence that Hershey, Cocoa Industry, are Failing to Address Abusive Child Labor and Human Trafficking

Posted: Sep 30, 2010 – 04:24 PM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sep. 30 /CSRwire/ - The Payson Center for International Development at Tulane University released its fourth annual report on Oversight of Public and Private Initiatives to Eliminate the Worst Forms of Child Labor in the Cocoa Sector in Cote d'Ivoire and...

Empires of Collusion: First Shot Fired in Pulp Wars

Posted: Sep 29, 2010 – 12:47 PM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sep. 29 /CSRwire/ - /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ - In a public advocacy shot to be heard literally around the world, the Consumers Alliance for Global Prosperity (CAGP) today released a new report, "Empires of Collusion" and launched the website PulpWars.com. This initiative will...

Largest North American Fair Trade Conference Activates 'Solutionaries'

Posted: Sep 28, 2010 – 12:34 PM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sep. 28 /CSRwire/ - From September 10-12, 2010, the Fair Trade Futures Conference brought together 762 entrepreneurs, students, advocates, artisans, farmers, faith community members, and concerned citizens from five continents for the largest Fair Trade event in North American history. Kevin...

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