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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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Michelin and Barito Pacific Group Create a Joint-Venture to Produce Eco-Friendly Rubber and Projects to Help Protect and Restore the Fauna and Flora in the Regions Concerned

Posted: May 19, 2015 – 01:30 PM EST

PARIS, May 19 /CSRwire/ - Michelin today announces the creation of a joint-venture in Indonesia with Barito Pacific Group (BPG) for producing natural, eco-friendly rubber. According to the terms of the agreement, this new joint-venture will be owned 53% by BPG and 47%...

SCS Global Services Completes Trial Testing of Colombia's New Legally Harvested Wood Verification Program for Tropical Timber

Posted: May 04, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

EMERYVILLE, CA, May 04 /CSRwire/ - (Marketwired) - Leading third-party certifier and environmental standards developer SCS Global Services (SCS) announced that it has successfully completed an independent trial of Colombia's new national legally harvested wood verification standard. Once the verification program takes full...

SCS Global Services to Deliver FSC Forest Management and Chain-of-Custody Certification Services to Mexican Companies Under PRONOFOR Grant Program

Posted: Apr 29, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

GUADALAJARA, MEXICO, Apr. 29 /CSRwire/ - (Marketwired) - Forest managers and forest product manufacturers can now seek independent certification under the internationally renowned Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) program through Scientific Certification Systems de Mexico, a wholly owned subsidiary of SCS Global Services (SCS)....

Sustain Condoms Earns FSC® Chain of Custody Certification

Posted: Apr 09, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

BURLINGTON, VT , Apr. 09 /CSRwire/ - (Marketwired) - Leading third-party certifier SCS Global Services (SCS) announced that it has certified Sustain brand condoms under the internationally recognized Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Chain of Custody Standard. Independent audits conducted by SCS confirmed that...

Electronics Industry Leads the Way in Combating Forced Labor

Posted: Apr 08, 2015 – 08:30 AM EST

ALEXANDRIA, Va., , Apr. 08 /CSRwire/ - The Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC), a nonprofit coalition of leading electronics companies dedicated to supply chain responsibility, has made the eradication of forced labor a high priority in 2015 as evidenced by a series of...

A Valentine’s Day Reminder: You Don't Need a Diamond to Get Engaged or a White Dress to Get Married

Posted: Feb 12, 2015 – 01:57 PM EST

AMHERST, Mass., Feb. 12 /CSRwire/ - This Valentines Day weekend, an estimated 6 million couples will get engaged. Most of those brides to be will wear a diamond engagement ring and a white wedding gown on their big day. Once engaged, one of...

Coyuchi® Achieves Fair Trade Certification for Organic Cotton Towel Collection

Posted: Feb 09, 2015 – 04:30 PM EST

BERKELEY, Calif., Feb. 09 /CSRwire/ - Coyuchi, the first company to bring organic cotton bedding to the United States, is proud to announce today that the brands classic Air Weight Towel Collection has achieved Fair Trade Certification under the strict requirements set by...

Domtar Expands the Paper Trail, Digital Transparency Tool That Traces Impacts of Paper Production

Posted: Jan 30, 2015 – 04:42 PM EST

MONTREAL, Jan. 30 /CSRwire/ - Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) today announced significant updates to The Paper Trail, its award-winning interactive tool that helps customers trace the impacts of their paper purchases. The totally renovated site includes social and economic information in...

Women In The Agricultural Supply Chain

Posted: Jan 27, 2015 – 06:06 PM EST

MCLEAN, V.A., Jan. 27 /CSRwire/ - Their contribution is vital to growing important Mars crops, such as coffee, tea and cocoa, where women can provide up to 45% of the labor and frequently face discrimination. Empowering women in agriculture will build stronger communities,...

Intertek Partners with CREATe.org to offer Solutions to Improve Intellectual Property (IP) Protection within Supply Chains

Posted: Jan 27, 2015 – 02:00 PM EST

BOXBOROUGH, M.A. and WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 27 /CSRwire/ - Intertek, a leading provider of quality and safety solutions serving a wide range of industries around the world, announces a partnership with the Center for Responsible Enterprise And Trade (CREATe.org) to offer a CREATe...

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