November 20, 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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EcoVadis Supports Due Diligence Efforts Conducted By The Foundation For The Global Compact And Seven United Nations Agencies

Published: Oct 30, 2018 – 09:45 AM EST

PARIS, Oct. 30 /CSRwire/ - EcoVadis, the leader in business sustainability ratings for global supply chains, has announced today a three-year partnership with the Foundation for the Global Compact. The Foundation will leverage EcoVadis' platform to evaluate the risk and performance of business...

Mondelēz International Launches Cocoa Life in Brazil to Help Combat Climate Change and Ensure Sustainable Cocoa Supply

Published: Oct 24, 2018 – 09:14 AM EST

- Cocoa Life will bring economic and social development for Brazilian cocoa farmers and their families while reforesting degraded land in the Amazon rainforest. - Supported by Lacta, Brazil’s favorite chocolate brand, the initiative will reach at least 1,500 farmers and families in...

Retail Business Services Commits to Removing Artificial Ingredients from All Private Brand Products for Consumers by 2025

Published: Oct 17, 2018 – 01:46 PM EST

SALISBURY, N.C., Oct. 17 /CSRwire/ - (Globe Newswire) - Retail Business Services, the services company of Ahold Delhaize USA, today announced a landmark commitment to make the private brand products it provides to local brands and their customers cleaner and more natural by...

Keep America Beautiful Advances Effort to Recycle More and Recycle Right Ahead of America Recycles Day

Published: Oct 17, 2018 – 12:25 PM EST

STAMFORD, Conn., Oct. 17 /CSRwire/ - America Recycles Day, a Keep America Beautiful national initiative that takes place on and in the weeks leading into Nov. 15, recognizes the economic, environmental and social benefits of recycling, and provides an educational platform to raise...

Fair Trade USA Celebrates 20 Years Of Global Impact During Fair Trade Month

Published: Oct 01, 2018 – 04:03 PM EST

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 01 /CSRwire/ - Today marks the start of Fair Trade Month and the 20th anniversary of Fair Trade USA, the award-winning social enterprise and leading certifier of Fair Trade products in North America. Twenty years ago, Fair Trade USA's Founder...

Mondelēz International Employees Journey to Cocoa Life Communities for Skills-Exchange Mission

Published: Sep 19, 2018 – 09:39 AM EST

DEERFIELD, Ill., Sep. 19 /CSRwire/ - (GlobeNewswire) - This month, Mondelēz International is sending 15 colleagues to Ghana, the birthplace of Cocoa Life, the company's sustainable cocoa program. As part of the "Joy Ambassadors" skills-exchange program, employees will spend two weeks learning about...

Nespresso Revives Zimbabwe’s Coffee Production

Published: Sep 07, 2018 – 02:36 PM EST

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Sep. 07 /CSRwire/ - Nespresso announced today a long-term investment plan to revive Zimbabwe's coffee industry and stimulate the rural economy. The company will provide training and technical assistance to 400 smallholder coffee farmers over the next five years, with the...

Stimulating a Reliable Market for Maize through Public-Private Partnerships

Published: Jul 31, 2018 – 09:00 AM EST

By Elizabeth Adams, Technical Specialist, Agriculture & Food Security

Transwestern and Caesars on Climate Action in Supply Chains - Webinar

Published: Jul 30, 2018 – 02:00 PM EST

LONDON, Jul. 30 /CSRwire/ - For the majority of businesses, the supply chain is where they can have the largest impacts on climate change and greatest risks to business occur. But how do you build climate resilience and move to a low carbon...

SC Johnson expande a divulgação de ingredientes nas fragrâncias e continua liderando o setor em relação à transparência dos ingredientes

Published: Jul 17, 2018 – 08:00 AM EST

RACINE, Wis., Jul. 17 /CSRwire/ - A SC Johnson anunciou hoje que a primeira grande empresa de bens de consumo a divulgar globalmente at 0,01% dos ingredientes na frmula de suas fragrncias em todo seu portflio de marcas. Essa ao, que vai alm...

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