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FutureMark(TM) Makes New Strides in Reducing Environmental Impact of Paper Production

Posted: Mar 29, 2010 – 01:53 PM EST

ALSIP, Ill., Mar. 29 /CSRwire/ - Today FutureMark Paper Company, the only North American manufacturer capable of producing up to 100 percent recycled coated paper for magazines and catalogs, announced two new initiatives to lower the environmental impact of paper production. The company...

CVS/pharmacy To Support World Wildlife Fund with Sales of GreenBagTag

Posted: Mar 29, 2010 – 09:24 AM EST

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Mar. 29 /CSRwire/ - /PRNewswire/ - CVS/pharmacy today announced its support of World Wildlife Fund (WWF) in conjunction with the GreenBagTag program launched last fall. Starting on April 1st, for one year, CVS/pharmacy will begin donating 5 cents to World Wildlife...

CBRE Teams with The Green Standard

Posted: Mar 18, 2010 – 04:45 PM EST

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Mar. 18 /CSRwire/ - Twenty professionals in the building field are adding a new credential to their business cards and website- Green Purchasing Accredited Professional. This communicates to their clients and others that they have acquired knowledge of best practices...

Stanford Business School Conference Aims to Advance Socially and Environmentally Responsible Supply Chains

Posted: Mar 01, 2010 – 05:48 PM EST

STANFORD, Calif., Mar. 01 /CSRwire/ - More than 150 supply chain management experts, practitioners, and policy makers will gather at a conference April 29 at the Stanford Graduate School of Business to exchange best practices for sustainable supply chains. Early bird registration discount...

Starbucks, TransFair and the DOL are Paving the Path Toward a New CSR Landscape

Posted: Feb 08, 2010 – 02:02 PM EST

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 08 /CSRwire/ - The STR RS 5th Annual Responsible Sourcing Summit has gained exceptional traction among senior compliance and ethical trade managers, who are finding the two-day Summit of specific relevance to them. The event will take place on February...

"Northwest Bakery ISO Local, Organic Peaches"

Posted: Feb 02, 2010 – 03:00 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 02 /CSRwire/ - This growing season, Northwest food producers and food buyers will begin utilizing FoodHub, a new online resource that simplifies the process of making connections with each other. Today, following a successful 90-day beta-testing period, FoodHub celebrated its...

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...

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