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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...

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...



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