May 07, 2015

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When companies explore the extent of human trafficking and slavery in their supply chains, what they are likely to find may be revealing and sobering. Prodded by a new law, the California Transparency in Supply Chains Act, manufacturers and retailers...

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SCS Global Services Completes Trial Testing of Colombia's New Legally Harvested Wood Verification Program for Tropical Timber

Published: May 04, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

EMERYVILLE, CA, May 04 /CSRwire/ - (Marketwired) - Leading third-party certifier and environmental standards developer SCS Global Services (SCS) announced that it has successfully completed an independent trial of Colombia's new national legally harvested wood verification standard. Once the verification program takes full...

SCS Global Services to Deliver FSC Forest Management and Chain-of-Custody Certification Services to Mexican Companies Under PRONOFOR Grant Program

Published: 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

Published: 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

Published: 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...

The Stewardship Index for Specialty Crops and The Sustainability Consortium Announce Partnership to Align Measurement and Reporting of Sustainable Agriculture

Published: Mar 02, 2015 – 02:04 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Mar. 02 /CSRwire/ - Across fresh food supply chains, businesses are advancing environmental, social and economic values. Balancing production with continually improving conservation stewardship demands an aligned approach to measure and communicate on-farm sustainability in specialty crops (all fruits, nuts, and...

A Valentine’s Day Reminder: You Don't Need a Diamond to Get Engaged or a White Dress to Get Married

Published: Feb 12, 2015 – 01:57 PM EST

AMHERST, Mass., Feb. 12 /CSRwire/ - This Valentine's Day weekend, an estimated 6 million couples will get engaged. Most of those brides to be will wear a diamond engagement ring and a white wedding gown on their big day. Once engaged, one of...

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