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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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hessnatur is Certified as a B Corporation for Its Environmental and Social Standards

Posted: May 11, 2010 – 09:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, May 11 /CSRwire/ - hessnatur, the world's largest natural apparel company, is proud to announce it has been certified as a B Corporation (benefit corporation), for its commitment to the highest social and environmental standards. Adherence to these standards has enabled...

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...

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...

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