September 01, 2016

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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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GM Recycles 2 Million Flint Water Bottles into Fleece

Published: Aug 24, 2016 – 06:12 PM EST

DETROIT, Aug. 24 /CSRwire/ - General Motors is adding 2 million water bottles from Flint, Michigan residents into its Do Your Part water bottle recycling initiative. The company partnered with Schupan Recycling to collect the bottles. The plastic is washed, flaked and turned...

Social Enterprise from Cameroon Wins Creating Shared Value Prize 2016

Published: Jun 21, 2016 – 02:00 PM EST

VEVEY, Switzerland, Jun. 21 /CSRwire/ - At the Creating Shared Value Global Forum in Abidjan, Nestl announced the winner of the Creating Shared Value [CSV] Prize 2016: Agro-Hub from Cameroon is the new prize laureate and Natural Extracts Industries from Tanzania the runner-up.Nestl...

ImpactAssets Impact Investment Notes Deploys $8.3MM In Capital to Latin America and Asia

Published: Jun 21, 2016 – 10:00 AM EST

The ImpactAssets Microfinance Plus Note and the ImpactAssets Global Sustainable Agriculture Note open doors to investors interested in addressing poverty and global sustainable agriculture, while realizing targeted financial returns.

EcoPlanet Bamboo Triples West African Operations

Published: Jun 14, 2016 – 02:05 PM EST

CHICAGO, Jun. 14 /CSRwire/ - EcoPlanet Bamboo has signed a long-term lease, tripling the size of its Ghana forestry operations to 26,000 acres (10,500 hectares). This expanded area will enable the landscape scale restoration of a highly degraded ecosystem in a commercially viable...

EcoVadis and Together for Sustainability win SPLC Market Transformation Award

Published: Jun 01, 2016 – 09:00 AM EST

Case study shows how chemical industry initiative TfS, using EcoVadis, drives significant supplier sustainability improvements with maximum efficiency

Nestlé Announces the Finalists for the 2016 CSV Prize

Published: May 23, 2016 – 08:00 AM EST

VEVEY, Switzerland, May 23 /CSRwire/ - With the opening of the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, Nestl has announced the finalists for the Creating Shared Value [CSV] Prize 2016:Natural Extracts Industries [NEI] from Tanzania and Agro-Hub from Cameroun. After four screening phases, the...

Pact Report Highlights Progress Against Child Labor in Mining in Congo

Published: May 11, 2016 – 09:53 AM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 11 /CSRwire/ - Today, Pact released a report detailing the progress of efforts to address child labor in mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The report provides an in-depth look at four years of on-the-ground programming in the country,...

The Sustainability Consortium Releases Landmark Report to Drive More Sustainable Consumer Products

Published: Apr 21, 2016 – 05:00 PM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. , Apr. 21 /CSRwire/ - The Sustainability Consortium (TSC) announced today the release of its first Impact Report, marking a significant collaboration between leading multi-national corporations, civil society, and academia, combining science and metrics with practical guidance on implementation to accelerate...

The North Face Expands Made In The U.S.A. “Backyard Project” Collection

Published: Mar 01, 2016 – 12:00 PM EST

ALAMEDA, Calif., Mar. 01 /CSRwire/ - The North Face, the world's premier supplier of authentic, innovative and technically advanced outdoor apparel, equipment and footwear, today launches the second installment of its locally produced, Made in the U.S.A. clothing line, The Backyard Project. For...

Harry Pastuszek of PYXERA Global to Speak at Responsible Business Summit

Published: Feb 29, 2016 – 02:58 PM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 29 /CSRwire/ - Harry Pastuszek, Vice President of Enterprise and Community Development at PYXERA Global will speak at the 2016 Responsible Business Summit this June 7 and 8. Mr. Pastuszek will reveal new approaches to collaborate with suppliers to achieve...

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