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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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Changing Expectations of CSR - Join the Ethical Sourcing Forum 2013

Posted: Jan 17, 2013 – 02:19 PM EST

NEW YORK, Jan. 17 /CSRwire/ - Through hands-on workshops and interactive panel discussions led by industry experts and best practice leaders, The Ethical Sourcing Forum 2013 will equip participants to proactively drive preemptive solutions, mitigate risks, improve performance and move beyond compliance with...

Counterpart, U.S. Labor Department to combat child labor in Burkina Faso

Posted: Jan 14, 2013 – 03:10 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 14 /CSRwire/ - A new initiative will strengthen the child labor monitoring system in the impoverished nation of Burkina Faso, which is one of Africas largest cotton producers, Counterpart International announced. (www.Counterpart.org) Supported by the U.S. Labor Departments Bureau of...

New Study: Rethinking Consumption

Posted: Nov 23, 2012 – 11:54 AM EST

NEW YORK, Nov. 23 /CSRwire/ - On the eve of the holiday shopping season, a new study by BBMG,GlobeScan and SustainAbility finds that consumers are rethinking consumption with sustainability in mind. According to the Regeneration Consumer Study, two-thirds of consumers in six countries...

New Partnership Between EcoVadis And Carbon Disclosure Project To Streamline Reporting Requests In The Supply Chain

Posted: Oct 23, 2012 – 08:00 AM EST

LONDON, Oct. 23 /CSRwire/ - EcoVadis and Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) today announced a partnership to offer an enhanced service to both EcoVadis and CDP Supply Chain customers, as well as to reduce the requests for companies in the supply chains of large...

Environmentally and Socially Conscious Seafood Distributor Lands Loan to Expand Sales of Sustainable Fish to College Campuses Nationwide

Posted: Oct 09, 2012 – 12:00 PM EST

NEW YORK, Oct. 09 /CSRwire/ - Future of Fish, a business incubator for ocean-stewarding entrepreneurs, announces the placement of a $250,000 working capital loan with one of its cohort members, Sea to Table, a Brooklyn-based seafood distributor that provides sustainably harvested fish to...

Raise The Bar, Hershey! Campaign Welcome's Hershey's Announcement To Source 100% Certified Cocoa By 2020

Posted: Oct 03, 2012 – 04:30 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Oct. 03 /CSRwire/ - The Raise the Bar, Hershey! Campaign (www.raisethebarhershey.org) welcomed todays announcement from the Hershey Co. (HSY) that it will be certifying 100 percent of its cocoa by 2020 and urged the chocolate giant to go 100 percent Fair Trade...

The Supplier Self-Assessment Questionnaire (SAQ): Ceres Launches New Tool for Strengthening Supply Chains

Posted: Sep 04, 2012 – 01:41 PM EST

BOSTON, Sep. 04 /CSRwire/ - In the modern global economy, almost every company has a supply chain that reaches around the world. On Labor Day, a day when most Americans enjoy a day off to honor working men and women, we should acknowledge,...

Investors Welcome New SEC Rule Addressing Conflict Minerals in Supply Chains

Posted: Aug 23, 2012 – 12:39 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Aug. 23 /CSRwire/ - A coalition of sustainable, socially responsible, and faith-based investors welcomes yesterdays Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rule on Section 1502, the Conflict Minerals provision, of the Dodd-Frank Act. The final rule details how corporations will need to report...

ARAMARK Partners With The Humane Society Of The United States In Movement To Eliminate Gestation Crates

Posted: Aug 21, 2012 – 09:00 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 21 /CSRwire/ - ARAMARK, a world leader in professional services, today announced it plans to eliminate all pork from animals bred using gestation crates in ARAMARKs U.S. supply chain by 2017. The announcement by ARAMARK was made in conjunction with the...

UL's Responsible Sourcing Group Issues 2011 UN Global Compact Report

Posted: Aug 16, 2012 – 11:00 AM EST

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 16 /CSRwire/ - ULs Responsible Sourcing group is a leading global provider of corporate responsibility auditing and ethical sourcing consulting services, and has released its 2011 United Nations Global Compact Report. Responsible Sourcing has been an active member of the...

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