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Walmart Brazil and CEO Hector Nunez Win First Annual C.K. Prahalad Award for Global Sustainability Leadership

Posted: Jun 07, 2010 – 11:48 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Jun. 07 /CSRwire/ - /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ - The Corporate Eco Forum (CEF) today awarded Walmart (NYSE: WMT) Brazil and its CEO Hector Nunez the inaugural C.K. Prahalad Award for Global Sustainability Leadership for their historic work to preserve the Amazon. Mr. Nunez...

NewPage Sponsors Webinar on Impact of Palm Oil Sourcing

Posted: Jun 01, 2010 – 04:09 PM EST

MIAMISBURG, Ohio, Jun. 01 /CSRwire/ - /PRNewswire/ - On June 3, join the World Resources Institute (WRI) and NewPage Corporation in an important "All About Sustainability" webinar to learn about the environmental, social, and economic impacts of palm oil plantation expansion in Southeast...

Glynwood and its Affiliate LILA Launch the Modular Harvest System(TM), a Next-Generation Mobile Slaughterhouse, in Delaware County, NY

Posted: May 24, 2010 – 09:01 AM EST

COLD SPRING, NY, May 24 /CSRwire/ - With Unique Attributes and a Plan to Rotate to Several Docking Locations throughout the Hudson Valley, the MHS is poised to dramatically benefit small to mid-size livestock farmers, their communities and the growing number of consumers...

Better Work Announces the Selection of a New Director

Posted: May 14, 2010 – 11:38 AM EST

Better Work, a partnership of the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the International Finance Corporation (IFC), is pleased to announce that ILO Director-General Juan Somavia has selected Dan Rees as the new Better Work (BW) Director. Mr. Rees, of the United Kingdom, comes...

P&G Launches Supplier Environmental Sustainability Scorecard

Posted: May 12, 2010 – 09:00 AM EST

CINCINNATI, May 12 /CSRwire/ - The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) today announced the launch of the Supplier Environmental Sustainability Scorecard and rating process to measure and improve the environmental performance of its key suppliers. The new scorecard will assess P&G suppliers' environmental...

McDonald's Announces "Global Best Practices" in Sustainable Supply and Green Initiatives

Posted: May 03, 2010 – 06:51 PM EST

OAK BROOK, Ill., May 03 /CSRwire/ - From turning cooking oil into bio-fuel and potatoes into gas, McDonald's Corporation today announced a world of sustainable best practices in its supply chain and restaurants. The "Global Best of Green", updated from 2009, and the...

Is There a Sweatshop in Your Home? Hundreds of Events Planned Nationwide to Encourage Americans to "Fair Trade Your Home"

Posted: Apr 29, 2010 – 03:04 PM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Apr. 29 /CSRwire/ - Is there a sweatshop in your home? For millions of Americans, the answer is an unwitting yes. Americans across the country can find out how to replace goods made in sweatshops with Fair Trade products at hundreds...

Sustainable Food Lab and SAI Platform launch global climate project to help farmers grow greener

Posted: Apr 14, 2010 – 08:00 AM EST

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. and BRUSSELS, Belgium, Apr. 14 /CSRwire/ - The Sustainable Food Lab, in conjunction with Sustainable Agriculture Initiative (SAI) Platform, today announce the start of a comprehensive global climate project to evaluate the greenhouse gas footprint of specific farming systems...

Students call on Sodexo to follow suit as Aramark agrees to work with CIW

Posted: Apr 01, 2010 – 10:30 AM EST

IMMOKALEE, Fla., Apr. 01 /CSRwire/ - Responding to an escalating campaign waged by students on campuses across the country, Aramark has agreed to work with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) to directly improve farmworker wages and working conditions in the tomato fields...

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...



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