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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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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...

Women in Iraq Create Prosperity Candles for U.S. Market

Posted: Jun 25, 2010 – 11:48 AM EST

NORTHAMPTON, Mass., Jun. 25 /CSRwire/ - With its unique mission to support thousands of women entrepreneurs living in distressed areas of the world to build thriving businesses, Prosperity Candle inaugurates its first handmade pillar candles - in partnership with enterprising women in Baghdad,...

Organic Valley Supply Management Program Pays Off!

Posted: Jun 24, 2010 – 11:51 AM EST

LA FARGE, Wis., Jun. 24 /CSRwire/ - Organic Valley, America's largest cooperative of organic farmers and one of the nation’s leading organic brands, today announced it will raise its supply quota in a move to get farmer-owners from 93% to 100% of their...

STR Responsible Sourcing Becomes First Accredited Responsible Jewellery Council Auditor

Posted: Jun 22, 2010 – 10:50 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Jun. 22 /CSRwire/ - STR Responsible Sourcing (STR RS), a leading global provider of ethical sourcing consulting services, today announced that it has become the first auditing firm accredited by the Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC) to verify members' compliance with the...

Empower women in Iraq by joining the Prosperity Circle

Posted: Jun 14, 2010 – 10:48 AM EST

NORTHAMPTON, Mass., Jun. 14 /CSRwire/ - Please join us for an intimate and informative gathering on Monday, June 21st at the home of Patsy and Ted Barber in Northampton, MA. We would like to offer you the opportunity to meet the Prosperity Candle...

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...

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