December 10, 2016 The Corporate Social Responsibility Newswire

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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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L'OCCITANE Joins the Business Call to Action Focusing on Shea Butter Production

Posted: Dec 17, 2013 – 04:58 PM EST

NEW YORK and MANOSQUE, France, Dec. 17 /CSRwire/ - LOCCITANE EN PROVENCE, a leading natural ingredient-based cosmetics firm, has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) as it launched an environmental and social project for traditional shea butter production in Burkina Faso. The...

Levi Strauss & Co. Unveils First-of-Its Kind Design Process to Sustainability Thought Leaders and Pioneers at New Innovation Lab

Posted: Nov 07, 2013 – 09:00 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 07 /CSRwire/ - Last night, Levi Strauss Co. debuted the Dockers Wellthread process for responsible sourcing at the companys new innovation lab in San Francisco. This ground-breaking approach combines sustainable design and environmental practices with an emphasis on supporting the...

Indiegogo Campaign Promotes Fair Trade and Supply Chain Transparency on Behalf of Artisans and Farmers

Posted: Oct 07, 2013 – 12:40 PM EST

SANTA ROSA, Calif., Oct. 07 /CSRwire/ - INDIGENOUS Fair Trade + Organic (INDIGENOUS) has launched an Indiegogo campaign to raise funds to put The Fair TRACE TOOL in the hands of more fair trade enterprises, and fund social impact research with artisans and...

Bettercoal Set to Drive Supply Chain Responsibility with CRedit360's Sustainability Software

Posted: Oct 07, 2013 – 11:00 AM EST

CAMBRIDGE, U.K. and CHICAGO, Oct. 07 /CSRwire/ - Not-for-profit group Bettercoal has selected CRedit360s award-winning sustainability data management software to analyse the ethical, social and environmental impacts of coal mining supply chains. The information will be integral to helping coal buyers make responsible...

From Istanbul to Tokyo to Stockholm, Inclusive Business Has Come of Age

Posted: Sep 20, 2013 – 04:56 PM EST

NEW YORK, Sep. 20 /CSRwire/ - Leading global businesses announced significant commitments toward the Millennium Development goals today. Turkish internet giant TTNET, the Brazilian subsidiary of Spanish financial services provider Santander, Japanese retailing conglomerate MUJI, and many other large multinational and domestic companies...

General Mills Launches $1.1 Million Sustainable Sourcing Program in Peru

Posted: Sep 06, 2013 – 08:51 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS, Sep. 06 /CSRwire/ - As part of the General Mills long term sustainable sourcing program, the company and its Foundation announced today a four-year joint commitment with supplier partner AgroMantaro to provide $1.1 million to help smallholder artichoke farmers in Peru increase...

Transforming Lives, Empower Pragati Joins the Business Call to Action to Grow Skills and Scale Up Services in India

Posted: Aug 14, 2013 – 01:47 PM EST

NEW YORK and NEW DELHI, Aug. 14 /CSRwire/ - Indias financial inclusion network and operations skills giant Empower Pragati has announced it will join the Business Call to Action (BCtA), with plans to expand skills training aimed at boosting incomes for some two...

Most U.S. Consumers Want the Option to Receive Paper Bills and Statements

Posted: Aug 01, 2013 – 08:30 AM EST

CHICAGO, Aug. 01 /CSRwire/ - (Marketwired) - As pressure to go paperless from banks, utilities, telecommunications companies and other service providers grows, a majority of U.S. consumers wants to keep the option to receive paper bills and statements, according to survey results published...

ZDHC Group Releases Joint Roadmap, Version 2

Posted: Jun 11, 2013 – 01:05 PM EST

LONDON, Jun. 11 /CSRwire/ - The Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals Group (ZDHC Group) today released version two of the Joint Roadmap. The Roadmap defines the critical path for achieving a new standard of environmental performance for the global apparel and footwear industry....

Report Finds Child Labor and Worker Rights’ Violations at Certified Walmart Shrimp Supplier

Posted: Jun 06, 2013 – 02:40 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Jun. 06 /CSRwire/ - Longtime Walmart shrimp supplier, certified by the Global Aquaculture Alliance, engaged in serious violations of Thai law and international human rights standards, according to a new briefing paper released today by Warehouse Workers United (WWU) and the International...



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