July 05, 2015

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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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Convercent Accelerates Growth and Customer Adoption in 2014

Posted: Jan 13, 2015 – 07:00 AM EST

DENVER, CO, Jan. 13 /CSRwire/ - (Marketwired) - Convercent, the leader in cloud compliance management, today announced a substantial increase in customer adoption in 2014, with 300 percent new sales growth fueled by a 79 percent increase in the number of companies using...

Electronics Industry Outlines Next Steps Against Forced Labor in Malaysia

Posted: Jan 07, 2015 – 08:30 AM EST

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 07 /CSRwire/ - The Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC), a nonprofit coalition of leading electronics companies dedicated to supply chain responsibility, today announced that it will conduct shadow audits and increase its industry and government engagement in Malaysia to further...

Kennemer Foods International (KFI) Provides a Valuable Safety Net to Cocoa Farmers

Posted: Dec 17, 2014 – 12:42 PM EST

NEW YORK/MANILA, Dec. 17 /CSRwire/ - Kennemer Foods International, Inc. (KFI), a growing consolidator and supplier of cocoa beans to the international market, has announced its commitment to the Business Call to Action. The company has created an initiative to integrate 35,000 smallholder...

TAU Investment Management and Gap Inc. Announce Partnership to Accelerate Supply Chain Innovations

Posted: Dec 03, 2014 – 02:00 PM EST

New York/San Francisco, Dec. 03 /CSRwire/ - Today TAU Investment Management and Gap Inc. announced a partnership to promote best-in-class innovations and support the development of more sustainable, efficient and improved garment factories and mills across Southeast Asia. The launch of this corporate...

Sustainable Sugar Cane Certification Reaches Central America

Posted: Nov 20, 2014 – 09:05 AM EST

EMERYVILLE, CA, Nov. 20 /CSRwire/ - (Marketwired) - Certification of the SABMiller Azucarera del Norte ("Azunosa") sugarcane production operation and mill in Honduras to the Bonsucro sustainable sugarcane standard represents a "first" on several counts. SCS Global Services (SCS), the accredited third-party certification...

Combatting Health Risks and Promoting Better Hand Washing and Hygiene

Posted: Nov 12, 2014 – 02:52 PM EST

NEW YORK / TOKYO, Nov. 12 /CSRwire/ - Saraya Co. Ltd, a Japanese manufacturer of hygiene and sanitation products, joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with an initiative to decrease healthcare associated infections in Uganda. Saraya brings alcohol-based hand rub products to...

Eastman Chemical Company, Unilever, Monsanto, Petronas, John Lewis, M&S to Discuss Future of Value Chain Sustainability

Posted: Nov 06, 2014 – 10:55 AM EST

LONDON, Nov. 06 /CSRwire/ - Over 120 organisations have registered to attend the Ethical Corporations Sustainable Supply Chain Summit taking place on 19-20th November in London. The room will be dominated by the corporate brands (over 62%) of or above director level working...

British American Tobacco Launches First Ever Farmers’ Livelihoods Report

Posted: Nov 05, 2014 – 05:53 PM EST

LONDON, Nov. 05 /CSRwire/ - British American Tobacco has launched its latest Sustainability Focus Report, Supporting Farmers Livelihoods: The Opportunity, which highlights the important role played by the 100,000 tobacco farmers who supply the Company and proposes a new approach to agricultural policy...

Key Supply Chain Sustainability Trends 2014

Posted: Oct 24, 2014 – 09:24 AM EST

LONDON, Oct. 24 /CSRwire/ - Exploring the ways to build a responsible, resilient and secure value chain to minimise risks and future proof business is underpinning idea for the majority of supply chain professionals. Ethical Corporation went further and managed to break it...

American Shoppers Willing to Spend 31 Percent More Per Week On Responsibly Produced Food

Posted: Oct 15, 2014 – 12:14 PM EST

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 15 /CSRwire/ - On average, Americans are willing to spend 31 percent more per week on grocery food produced in ways that uphold the principles of corporate social responsibility (CSR), according to the Conscious Consumer Study issued today by...

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