November 30, 2015 The Corporate Social Responsibility Newswire

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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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Tetra Pak and DeLaval Commit to Up-Skill Dairy Farm Management in China

Published: Nov 25, 2015 – 10:12 AM EST

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Nov. 25 /CSRwire/ - Tetra Pak and DeLaval, sister companies in the Tetra Laval Group, today signed a five year agreement with the Dairy Association of China to provide training to Chinese dairy farm managers. The signing ceremony was attended by...

Majority of Companies Not Legally Compliant With California Trafficking/Slavery Disclosure Law

Published: Nov 20, 2015 – 09:12 AM EST

LEIPZIG, Germany, Nov. 20 /CSRwire/ - The same group that evaluated SEC filers' corporate disclosures with Dodd-Frank Section 1502 (conflict minerals) now evaluated companies' disclosures required by the California Transparency in Supply Chains Act of 2010 (SB 657). Development International (DI), a not-for-profit...

First Green Supply Chain Forum Hosted in Tianjin, China

Published: Nov 19, 2015 – 09:20 AM EST

TIANJIN, China, Nov. 19 /CSRwire/ - On October 22, 2015, The Sustainability Consortium (TSC) convened the "Sustainable Development and Business Practices - 2015 Green Supply Chain Forum" jointly with Tianjin Green Supply Chain Center (TGCC), China Environmental United Certification Center (CEC), Institute of...

Duratex Celebrates 20 Years as Responsible Forestry Champion

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

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Nov. 04 /CSRwire/ - (Marketwired) - Duratex S.A., the Southern Hemisphere's largest producer of wood panels and a major forest landowner in Brazil, marked twenty years of demonstrated forest stewardship with the renewal of its Forest Stewardship Council) certificate by SCS...

Improving Workplace Health: New Guidelines for Companies

Published: Nov 03, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 03 /CSRwire/ - The Evidence Project/RAISE Health in partnership with Business for Social Responsibility (BSR) HERproject released a new tool today at the BSR 2015 annual conference that helps companies in low- and middle-income countries improve their health services for...

Musco Family Olive Co. Ethics & Sustainability Leadership Recognized With World’s First SQF Level II Ethical Sourcing Certification

Published: Oct 26, 2015 – 04:22 PM EST

TRACY, Calif., Oct. 26 /CSRwire/ - Musco Family Olive Co., the leading branded supplier of table olives in America, has earned FMI's (Food Marketing Institute's) Safe Quality Food Institute (SQFI) Level II Ethical Sourcing Standard Certification, becoming the first company in the world...

Climate Smart-Technologies Improving Livelihoods of Kenyan Smallholders

Published: Oct 13, 2015 – 09:14 AM EST

NEW YORK, Oct. 13 /CSRwire/ - Equator Kenya Ltd, a food-processing company that produces African Bird's Eye Chilies for export, has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a commitment to provide climate-smart technologies, training and market linkages to 8,000 smallholder farmers...

New Leaf Paper and SCS Global Services Publish Innovative Study Using Advanced LCA Methodology

Published: Oct 08, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST

BOSTON, Oct. 08 /CSRwire/ - (Marketwired) - Today at Sustainable Brands' New Metrics conference, New Leaf Paper released a rigorous study using the most advanced life cycle assessment (LCA) framework currently available, comparing the environmental sustainability performance of its new, 100% postconsumer recycled...

Diamonds Might Be a Girl's Best Friend, but Pearls Could Soon Be the Oceans'

Published: Oct 07, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Oct. 07 /CSRwire/ - (Marketwired) - In a world first, Australian Pearl Producers Association (PPA) have entered the Australia pearl oyster fishery to be assessed against the MSC's standard for sustainable fishing. If the fishery achieves certification, this could influence the...

ReGrow West Africa Partnership, Which Targets Post Ebola Economic Recovery, A Featured CGI Commitment

Published: Sep 28, 2015 – 01:44 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Sep. 28 /CSRwire/ - Yesterday, at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting in New York, Stephen D'Esposito, President and CEO of RESOLVE, joined Chelsea Clinton and other leaders on stage, during the Plenary Session titled "Investing in Prevention and Resilient Health...



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