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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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CARE and Full Circle Exchange Team Up to Turn Coffee & Chocolate Sales Into Poverty Relief

Posted: Nov 26, 2010 – 10:23 AM EST

ATLANTA, Nov. 26 /CSRwire/ - /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ - CARE has teamed with Full Circle Exchange to raise up to $1 million for CARE's global poverty-fighting programs through Full Circle Exchange's sale of co-branded coffee and chocolate. As part its "Wake Up to Justice –...

Fair Trade Up, Charitable Giving Down

Posted: Nov 17, 2010 – 12:23 PM EST

OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 17 /CSRwire/ - /PRNewswire/ - Fair Trade USA, the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in the United States, today announces U.S. import and premium data from the first six months of 2010. Overall, Fair Trade's approach to community...

USAID, Walmart, Fair Trade USA and SEBRAE-Minas Gerais Announce Winners of the 2010 Fair Trade Certified Cupping Competition in Brazil

Posted: Nov 10, 2010 – 04:28 PM EST

BELO HORIZONTE, Minas Gerais, Brazil, Nov. 10 /CSRwire/ - /PRNewswire/ - Winners of this week's Brazilian Fair Trade Certified coffee cupping competition have been announced. Carmo Barbosa Fernandes of the producer organization, Coopervitae, and Luciano Dazilio Delpupo of the producer organization, Pronova, won...

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...



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