Can Corporate Sustainability & Economic Growth Coexist?
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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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July 22, 2009 - The Global Social Compliance Programme (GSCP) is a powerful mediator in the global supply-chain, intent on elevating suppliers' standards of employee treatment to a common, respectable ethic across the world. Key to GSCP's motivations is injecting an effective method...
July 21, 2009 - By CSRwire Contributing Writer Bill Baue of Sea Change Media Walmart and Sustainability. That pairing of terms elicits strong reactions, usually falling into roughly three camps: The "oxymoron" camp, who believe Walmart's business model of overdriven underpaid factory workers...
Cambridge, MA. - July 1, 2009 - We are distressed to report that on June 14th, conservationist Kuki Gallmann was attacked by poachers on her property in Lakipia, Northern Kenya: http://www.gallmannkenya.org/news.html. The illegal ivory and rhino horn trade is a danger to animals...
Orphaned heads of households find unique combination of work and mentorship through a Rwandan greeting card producer
NEW YORK, NY. - March 16, 2009 - The Fair Factories Clearinghouse (FFC) announced the launch of industry research, under a grant provided by the Levis Strauss Foundation, to understand the role technology can play in driving success in industry-wide collaboration in supply...
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- March 4, 2009 - Cadbury and the Fairtrade Foundation today announced plans to achieve Fairtrade certification for Cadbury Dairy Milk, the nation's top selling chocolate bar, by end of Summer 2009. This groundbreaking move will result in the tripling of sales of...
Tea estate workers voice skepticism over ethical claims.
Nutritious Maya Nut Used in Guayaki's Java Mate Beverage is the Focus of Effort to Solve Problems of Malnutrition, Poverty, Deforestation and Marginalization of Women in Central America
Worker-Owned Cooperative Thrives as Fair Trade Pioneer