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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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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...

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,...

2015 AIAG Corporate Responsibility Summit

Posted: Jan 20, 2015 – 03:00 PM EST

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Jan. 20 /CSRwire/ - REGISTRATION IS OPEN for "Sustainable Best Practices Throughout the Value Chain". Effective corporate responsibility practices are built on a foundation of knowledge, regular training and peer-to-peer collaboration. The AIAG Corporate Responsibility Summit is unique opportunity to build...

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...

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