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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...

Gehry Technologies Acquires Bimshare

Posted: Jul 25, 2012 – 08:19 AM EST

LOS ANGELES, Jul. 25 /CSRwire/ - (Marketwire) - Gehry Technologies (GT), a global leader in applying technology to building industry challenges, today announced it has completed the acquisition of Bimshare, an innovative, privately-held company based in the Netherlands. On the heels of launching...

UL Responsible Sourcing Hires Dennis Cohen as Vice President and General Manager

Posted: Jul 02, 2012 – 05:13 PM EST

LOS ANGELES, Jul. 02 /CSRwire/ - UL Responsible Sourcing, a leading global provider of corporate responsibility auditing and ethical sourcing consulting services, today announced that Dennis Cohen has joined the company as Vice President and General Manager. He will have full responsibility for...

Hershey's Trangressions Mount On World Day Against Child Labor

Posted: Jun 12, 2012 – 11:17 AM EST

WASHINGTON, Jun. 12 /CSRwire/ - Leaders of several prominent human rights, consumer, and healthcare groups spoke out today in an appeal to Hersheys leadership, demanding reforms to the candy makers corporate social responsibility (CSR) practices, including the companys ongoing use of abusive child...

Wyndham Worldwide Ranked Among Top 10 Companies for Supplier Diversity

Posted: Jun 05, 2012 – 05:13 PM EST

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Jun. 05 /CSRwire/ - (Marketwire) - Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE: WYN), one of the world's largest hospitality companies, has been ranked by DiversityInc as one of the top 10 companies (#5) for supplier diversity, and exceeded its 2011 goals in strengthening the...

McDonald's USA Outlines 10-Year Plan for Ending Gestation Stall Use

Posted: May 31, 2012 – 04:26 PM EST

OAK BROOK, Ill., May 31 /CSRwire/ - (Marketwire) - Today McDonald's USA (NYSE: MCD) shared its ten-year plan to work with its pork suppliers to phase out the use of gestation stalls in its U.S. pork supply. In February, McDonald's USA announced its...

An Open Letter to Green Mountain Coffee Roasters From Equal Exchange

Posted: May 21, 2012 – 07:00 AM EST

WEST BRIDGEWATER, Mass., May 21 /CSRwire/ - In a rare business-to-business plea Equal Exchange has released an open letter to Larry Blanford, the CEO of fellow New England specialty coffee company, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters (GMCR) in the form of a full-page color...

Women Leveraging the Power of Markets to Address Global Poverty

Posted: May 01, 2012 – 07:55 AM EST

TORONTO, May 01 /CSRwire/ - ZO Alliance Inc. is pleased to announce the investment made by TARIS Incorporated to scale its innovative social business model. For its investment TARIS will receive a 20% equity position in the company. The funds will be used...

Food Authenticity Encouraging Sustainable Supply Chains

Posted: Apr 27, 2012 – 08:40 AM EST

LONDON, Apr. 27 /CSRwire/ - Food authentication techniques are gaining popularity, partly because of growing concerns about fraud involving organic and sustainable foods. Organic Monitor (www.organicmonitor.com) finds this development is encouraging sustainability by providing greater traceability across the supply chain. The market for...

Raise The Bar Coalition to Hershey and Cadbury: Get Child Slave Labor Out of Our Easter Baskets

Posted: Apr 05, 2012 – 04:24 PM EST

WASHINGTON D.C., Apr. 05 /CSRwire/ - The Raise the Bar, Hershey! Coalition which has called on The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) to remove forced child labor from its products has an additional target this Easter: Cadbury/Kraft (NYSE: KFT). While Cadbury has demonstrated its...



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