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 Fair Trade & Supply Chain Press Releases

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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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#WorthWearing: A Fashion Industry Twitter Chat on Fair Trade and Supply Chain Transparency with INDIGENOUS and CSRwire

Posted: Mar 01, 2013 – 02:28 PM EST

SPRINGFIELD, Mass., Mar. 01 /CSRwire/ - INDIGENOUS, a California-based organic and fair trade fashion company, is kicking off the 2013 segment of its Our World. Our Worth campaign. This latest segment of the campaign aims to address the entire industry by inviting brands...

Trade as One Launches Unique Approach to Buying Fair Trade Products

Posted: Feb 22, 2013 – 08:47 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 22 /CSRwire/ - (Marketwire) - The Justice Conference Trade as One (http://tradeasone.com), a company that makes it easy for consumers to build ethical products into their lifestyles, is launching its one-of-a-kind fair trade food subscription service today. Designed to make it...

California Organic Company to Host a Fashion Industry Panel Discussion on Fair Trade and Supply Chain Transparency

Posted: Feb 18, 2013 – 02:00 PM EST

SANTA ROSA, Calif., Feb. 18 /CSRwire/ - INDIGENOUS is kicking off the 2013 segment of its Our World. Our Worth campaign with a fashion panel discussion on fair trade and supply chain transparency at the Womens Wear Daily Magic Tradeshow, to be held...

REfficient First Company in Hamilton to Gain B Corp Certification, a Growing Global Standard for Social and Environmental Performance

Posted: Feb 14, 2013 – 08:00 AM EST

HAMILTON, O.N., Feb. 14 /CSRwire/ - REfficient has become the first company in Hamilton to become a Certified B Corporation, joining a growing list of more than 680 companies globally that have committed to meeting higher standards of social and environmental performance, transparency,...

New Report Documents How Fair Trade Certifier is Destroying Workers’ Rights

Posted: Feb 11, 2013 – 01:03 PM EST

NEW YORK, Feb. 11 /CSRwire/ - IMO violates consumer trust, changes code to accommodate companies interference with worker organizing. The Swiss-based Institute for Marketecology (IMO), which certifies companies using the Fair for Life label, neglected to intervene to uphold its commitment to fair...

Supply Chain Sustainability: Ecodesk and CSRwire Join Forces to Offer VIP Supply Chain Innovator Program

Posted: Feb 11, 2013 – 09:00 AM EST

SPRINGFIELD, Mass., Feb. 11 /CSRwire/ - Ecodesk, the worlds largest sustainability database, and CSRwire, the leading digital media platform for corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability news, have created a unique project to develop a compelling, data-driven business case for supply chain sustainability...

EICC Names Robert Lederer First Executive Director

Posted: Feb 04, 2013 – 03:54 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Feb. 04 /CSRwire/ - The Board of Directors of the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC) announced the appointment of Mr. Robert Lederer, Jr. as the organizations first Executive Director. In this position, Lederer will provide strategic leadership, have oversight to the EICCs...

New Report Helps Companies Meet and Exceed Requirements to Eliminate Human Trafficking from Supply Chains

Posted: Jan 30, 2013 – 09:19 AM EST

WASHINGTON, Jan. 30 /CSRwire/ - The Alliance to End Slavery and Trafficking (ATEST) issued a report today, Beyond SB 657: How Businesses Can Meet and Exceed Californias Requirements to Prevent Forced Labor in Supply Chains." This path breaking report provides guiding principles for...

McDonald's USA First National Restaurant Chain To Serve MSC-Certified Sustainable Fish At All US Locations

Posted: Jan 24, 2013 – 09:00 AM EST

OAK BROOK, Ill., Jan. 24 /CSRwire/ - In recognition of its ten year commitment to sustainable fishing practices, McDonalds USA (NYSE: MCD) announced today it would become the first national restaurant chain to adopt the Marine Stewardship Councils blue ecolabel on its fish...

Fair Trade USA's Multi-Stakeholder Group Reveals Results of Two-Year Apparel Pilot

Posted: Jan 23, 2013 – 10:56 AM EST

OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 23 /CSRwire/ - Fair Trade USA's Multi-Stakeholder Group (MSG) for apparel today released a report on the recently completed Fair Trade Certified apparel pilot program. Launched in 2010 after an extensive feasibility study and stakeholder consultation period, the pilot project...

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