January 17, 2018

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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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Shaping a Future of Sustainable Trade: The Foreign Trade Association Becomes amfori

Published: Jan 15, 2018 – 08:00 AM EST

BRUSSELS, Jan. 15 /CSRwire/ - The Foreign Trade Association is now amfori, the organisation for trade with purpose.As the world continues to change faster and more fundamentally than ever before, expectations toward businesses are increasing. It's no longer enough to deliver high-quality products...

Smithfield Foods Achieves Industry-Leading Animal Care Commitment, Unveils New Virtual Reality Video of Its Group Housing Systems

Published: Jan 08, 2018 – 10:15 AM EST

SMITHFIELD, Va., Jan. 08 /CSRwire/ - Smithfield Foods, Inc. is proud to announce that it has fulfilled its industry-leading commitment of providing group housing systems for pregnant sows on all company-owned farms in the United States. Smithfield also released a 360-degree, virtual reality...

World Agroforestry Centre Publishes a Climate Change Atlas for Central America

Published: Dec 20, 2017 – 04:23 PM EST

LIMA, Peru, Dec. 20 /CSRwire/ - The World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) in collaboration with Bioversity International and The Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education Center (CATIE) today published an Atlas titled 'Suitability of key Central American agroforestry species under future climates'. The Atlas...

Philips and Dell on Revolutionizing Global Supply Chains – Complimentary Webinar

Published: Dec 04, 2017 – 01:00 PM EST

LONDON, Dec. 04 /CSRwire/ - For most companies their greatest risks and impacts lie within their supply chains. To truly address areas such as; GHG emissions, Human Rights violations and water usage companies need to work with a whole host of partners.In a...

The L’OCCITANE Group and Burkina Faso: A Long-term Commitment to Improving the Lives of Burkinabe Women

Published: Dec 01, 2017 – 10:59 AM EST

GENEVA, Dec. 01 /CSRwire/ - The L'OCCITANE Group has been working to improve the lives and working conditions of Burkinabe women for more than 30 years. To measure the impact of its ongoing support, the natural cosmetics and well-being products group conducted a...

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...

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