November 20, 2017

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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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INDIGENOUS Campaigns to End Violence Against Women in Peru, and the World

Published: Nov 14, 2017 – 03:27 PM EST

SEBASTOPOL, Calif., Nov. 14 /CSRwire/ - The global movement toward gender equality is incomplete without addressing the fashion industry's supply chain violence against women. 75% of garment workers are women, and violence is a widespread epidemic. The right to live free from violence...

Euroloan and Finlayson Partner to Deliver World’s First Circular Economy Solution for Home Textiles

Published: Oct 16, 2017 – 08:34 AM EST

HELSINKI, Finland, Oct. 16 /CSRwire/ - (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) - Finlayson now offers a more responsible way to buy, use and recycle home textiles for Finnish customers. The service enables customers to return used products, to be resold or recycled into new products by...

Mondelēz International Employees Learn and Serve in Cocoa Farming Communities in Ghana

Published: Oct 12, 2017 – 08:42 AM EST

DEERFIELD, Ill., Oct. 12 /CSRwire/ - (GlobeNewswire) - This month, Mondelēz International will send employees to Ghana for a two-week skills-exchange program to learn about the challenges and opportunities in securing a sustainable cocoa supply, while sharing their diverse business skills with farmers....

Pact Expands Fight Against Worst Form of Child Labor in Africa

Published: Oct 11, 2017 – 02:22 PM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 11 /CSRwire/ - This week, Pact announced new activities to combat child labor in mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) through support from Google. Under the expansion, Pact will grow its work in tin mines and cobalt mines...

Webinar: How 3M, Williams-Sonoma and SupplyShift Leverage Data to Transform Supply Chains Across All Tiers

Published: Sep 18, 2017 – 02:00 PM EST

LONDON, Sep. 18 /CSRwire/ - Ethical Corporation is running a live webinar on how to transform data across every tier in your supply chain.Join the 60-minute webinar next September 26th at 7am PST (3pm UK/ 10am EST) with 3M, Williams-Sonoma and SupplyShift here.Learnings...

Supply Chain CSR Investments Lower Global Risk Exposure, According to EcoVadis’ First Annual CSR Performance Index

Published: Sep 12, 2017 – 04:10 PM EST

PARIS/NEW YORK, Sep. 12 /CSRwire/ - EcoVadis, the leading platform for environmental, social and ethical performance ratings for global supply chains, has published the first annual edition of its Global CSR Risk and Performance Index. The report illustrates the CSR performance of more...

Business Leaders Forum to Combat Human Trafficking 2017 in Washington, DC

Published: Aug 29, 2017 – 10:00 AM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Aug. 29 /CSRwire/ - On September 5-6, the United Way Center on Human Trafficking Slavery is hosting the 2017 Business Leaders Forum to Combat Human Trafficking in Washington, DC. Currently, there are more than 20 million victims of human trafficking around...

Supplier Development: Quantifiable Bottom Line Benefits - Webinar Recordings

Published: Aug 22, 2017 – 04:00 AM EST

LONDON, Aug. 22 /CSRwire/ - Moving beyond audit and shift mindsets across your supply chain and internally might be the hardest task but truly engaging suppliers in sustainability is key to reduce costs, drive efficiencies and minimise risk to ensure business impact, reputation...

Cargill to Modernize Harrisonburg, Va., Hatchery, Improving Turkey Health, Biosecurity and Worker Safety

Published: Aug 03, 2017 – 12:15 PM EST

HARRISONBURG, Va., Aug. 03 /CSRwire/ - Modernization work totaling $7 million has commenced at Cargill Protein's Harrisonburg, Va., turkey hatchery, with a focus on improving turkey health, biosecurity and worker safety. Construction work is being performed by Nielsen Builders, Inc., of Harrisonburg, with...

Europe’s Leading Responsible Supply Chain Conference to Return to London this October to Propel Business Impact Through the Supply Chain

Published: Jul 31, 2017 – 10:20 AM EST

LONDON, Jul. 31 /CSRwire/ - Ethical Corporation's 12th Responsible Supply Chain Summit taking place on the 17-18 of October in London will bring together C-suite leaders from global companies to drive the movement for supply chain, sourcing and sustainability execs to deliver scalability,...

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