December 08, 2016

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Increasing Food Security Through Improved Seed Quality in Bangladesh

Posted: Feb 08, 2016 – 02:43 PM EST

NEW YORK , Feb. 08 /CSRwire/ - Lal Teer Seed Limited, a Bangladesh-based research company involved in the development and production of high-quality seeds, has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a commitment to increase the quality and quantity of seeds...

EcoVadis Achieves Another Year of Record Growth, Expanding Activity by More than 50% in 2015

Posted: Jan 26, 2016 – 09:00 AM EST

NEW YORK and PARIS, Jan. 26 /CSRwire/ - EcoVadis, the company helping improve sustainability, corporate social responsibility (CSR) and fair environmental and human rights practices across the global supply chain, continues to see rising demand for its collaborative supplier sustainability ratings and improvement...

Industry-Led Sustainability Initiative Changes To Multi-Stakeholder Organisation

Posted: Jan 19, 2016 – 10:24 AM EST

AMSTERDAM, Jan. 19 /CSRwire/ - Interested parties invited to join The Roundtable for Product Social Metrics, started three years ago, is now moving forward as a multi-stakeholder organisation. With this step, the Roundtable is opening its doors to new participants, inviting interested companies,...

The North Face Introduces Fall 2016 Line Featuring 100% Certified Responsible Down

Posted: Jan 08, 2016 – 10:00 AM EST

ALAMEDA, Calif., Jan. 08 /CSRwire/ - The North Face today announced its Fall 2016 line, including more than 500 down product styles that feature certified responsible down through the Responsible Down Standard (RDS). Officially launched in January 2014, the RDS is the most...

Sodexo’s “Vermont First” Commitments Bearing Fruit as Local Product Purchases See a Significant Increase

Posted: Dec 23, 2015 – 02:53 PM EST

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Dec. 23 /CSRwire/ - Just over a year ago, Sodexo, a leader in delivering sustainable, integrated facilities management and food service operations with a significant presence in Vermont, announced a major initiative to help grow Vermonts local food economy by committing...

Tetra Pak and DeLaval Commit to Up-Skill Dairy Farm Management in China

Posted: Nov 25, 2015 – 10:12 AM EST

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Nov. 25 /CSRwire/ - Tetra Pak and DeLaval, sister companies in the Tetra Laval Group, today signed a five year agreement with the Dairy Association of China to provide training to Chinese dairy farm managers. The signing ceremony was attended by...

Duratex Celebrates 20 Years as Responsible Forestry Champion

Posted: Nov 04, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Nov. 04 /CSRwire/ - (Marketwired) - Duratex S.A., the Southern Hemisphere's largest producer of wood panels and a major forest landowner in Brazil, marked twenty years of demonstrated forest stewardship with the renewal of its Forest Stewardship Council) certificate by SCS...

Musco Family Olive Co. Ethics & Sustainability Leadership Recognized With World’s First SQF Level II Ethical Sourcing Certification

Posted: Oct 26, 2015 – 04:22 PM EST

TRACY, Calif., Oct. 26 /CSRwire/ - Musco Family Olive Co., the leading branded supplier of table olives in America, has earned FMIs (Food Marketing Institutes) Safe Quality Food Institute (SQFI) Level II Ethical Sourcing Standard Certification, becoming the first company in the world...

Climate Smart-Technologies Improving Livelihoods of Kenyan Smallholders

Posted: Oct 13, 2015 – 09:14 AM EST

NEW YORK, Oct. 13 /CSRwire/ - Equator Kenya Ltd, a food-processing company that produces African Birds Eye Chilies for export, has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a commitment to provide climate-smart technologies, training and market linkages to 8,000 smallholder farmers...

New Leaf Paper and SCS Global Services Publish Innovative Study Using Advanced LCA Methodology

Posted: Oct 08, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST

BOSTON, Oct. 08 /CSRwire/ - (Marketwired) - Today at Sustainable Brands' New Metrics conference, New Leaf Paper released a rigorous study using the most advanced life cycle assessment (LCA) framework currently available, comparing the environmental sustainability performance of its new, 100% postconsumer recycled...

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