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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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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...

Foraging for Change in the Food System

Posted: Sep 23, 2010 – 12:31 PM EST

PALO ALTO, Calif., Sep. 23 /CSRwire/ - /PRNewswire/ - Just as individuals set goals for themselves so that they may reach their full potential, so too must companies. Food service provider Bon Appetit Management Company has set an ambitious goal of partnering with...

"Bitter" Chocolate Report: Hershey Dominates U.S. Market, but Lags Behind Competitors in Avoiding Forced Labor, Human Trafficking and Abusive Child Labor

Posted: Sep 13, 2010 – 04:35 PM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sep. 13 /CSRwire/ - As fall returns in North America, the lunch boxes and Halloween candy bags of America's children will be filled with Hershey Bars, Hershey's Kisses, Reese's Peanut Butter Cups and other confections of the Hershey Company. But what...

Worldstock to Celebrate 9th Anniversary by Awarding a 10-Day Trip to Malawi, Africa

Posted: Sep 07, 2010 – 09:30 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY, Sep. 07 /CSRwire/ - /PRNewswire/ - Overstock.com, Inc. (Nasdaq: OSTK) today announced a grand prize trip to Malawi, Africa will be awarded as part of Worldstock's Nine Year Anniversary Giveaway. The 10-day, all-expenses-paid trip for two will be awarded on...

Good Capital Announces $200,000 Investment and Innovative Partnership with Root Capital

Posted: Aug 31, 2010 – 06:15 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 31 /CSRwire/ - Good Capital LLC (www.goodcap.net), the San Francisco-based manager of the Social Enterprise Expansion Fund, announced today a $200,000 subordinated loan to Root Capital (www.rootcapital.org), a nonprofit social enterprise that is pioneering finance for rural communities in developing...

Largest North American Fair Trade Conference Seeks to Transform Global Community

Posted: Aug 22, 2010 – 11:00 PM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Aug. 22 /CSRwire/ - From September 10-12, 2010, the Fair Trade Futures Conference will bring together entrepreneurs, students, advocates, faith community members, concerned citizens, and interested individuals for the largest Fair Trade event in North American history. Among the keynote speakers...

FutureMark Announces New Customer Wins and Growing Environmental Paper Adoption

Posted: Aug 03, 2010 – 10:55 AM EST

ALSIP, Ill., Aug. 03 /CSRwire/ - Today FutureMark Paper Company, the only North American manufacturer capable of producing up to 100% recycled coated paper for magazines and catalogs, announced the expansion of its customer base. FutureMark reported new business wins in the first...

Dannon Reports 2009 Corporate Social Responsibility Activities

Posted: Aug 02, 2010 – 12:04 PM EST

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Aug. 02 /CSRwire/ - The Dannon Company, Inc., recently released its 2009 Corporate Social Responsibility Report. The report highlights the dynamic steps the corporation has taken to reinforce its core values of Nutrition & Health, Nature and People. Dannon's corporate...

Another Victory for the Sustainable Food 'Moo-vement'

Posted: Aug 02, 2010 – 10:11 AM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. and PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 02 /CSRwire/ - /PRNewswire/ - As part of their collective commitment to health and wellness, Bon Appetit Management Company and Compass Group USA will contract to buy only yogurt from cows not treated with rBGH (also...

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