September 25, 2020

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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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Amazon’s New ‘Climate Pledge Friendly’ Program Helps Fairtrade Consumers to Choose the World They Want

Posted: Sep 24, 2020 – 08:06 AM EST

WASHINGTON, Sep. 24 /CSRwire/ - Fairtrade today announced that it is participating in Amazons Climate Pledge Friendly program, making it easier for customers to discover and shop for more sustainable products on Amazon, including many Fairtrade-certified goods. Launching in the US, customers will...

The Consumer Goods Forum Board Issue Letter to UN Secretary General to Encourage Governments to Unblock Sea Transportation Routes and Protect Seafarers' Wellbeing

Posted: Sep 24, 2020 – 07:52 AM EST

PARIS, Sep. 24 /CSRwire/ - Members of The Consumer Goods Forum Board of Directors have published a letter addressed to the UN Secretary General Mr Antnio Guterres. The letter calls on Mr Guterres to encourage governments to take immediate action to ensure consumer...

Every Cup of Nespresso Coffee Will Be Carbon Neutral by 2022

Posted: Sep 18, 2020 – 10:09 AM EST

Every cup of Nespresso coffee will be carbon neutral by 2022 Nespresso today commits that every cup of Nespresso coffee, both for at-home and for professional customers, will be carbon neutral by 2022. This new ambition builds on more than 10 years of...

General Mills Partnership With Gunsmoke Farms to Transition 34,000 Acres of Conventional Farmland to Organic Culminates With USDA Certification

Posted: Sep 17, 2020 – 09:15 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS, Sep. 17 /CSRwire/ - General Mills today announced Gunsmoke Farms has received organic certification by the U.S. Department of Agricultures National Organics Program. Gunsmoke, a 34,000-acre farm outside of Pierre, South Dakota, had been managed conventionally for more than three decades before...

Opinion: How to Address the Impact of COVID-19 on Global Food Systems

Posted: Sep 16, 2020 – 08:00 AM EST

International Development Tetra Techs Richard Choularton and Meredith Mallory discuss seven actions the global development community can take now to begin addressing COVID-19s impact on food and agriculture systems as its full scope continues to develop. This post originally ran on Devex. According...

Our Integrated Approach to Health (of People and Our Planet)

Posted: Sep 15, 2020 – 11:30 AM EST

Originally published on LinkedIn Human health is complex. Physical health is interdependent with the health of our communities and the planet. They cant be teased apart from one another. As part of the worlds largest healthcare company, Johnson Johnson Consumer Health is uniquely...

Second Scheme Applies for SSCI Benchmarking: BRCGS

Posted: Sep 08, 2020 – 08:29 AM EST

PARIS, Sep. 08 /CSRwire/ - The Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) is pleased to announce it has received a benchmark application from the BRCGS, the first step in recognising the BRCGS as meeting industry expectations for third-party social compliance programmes. BRCGS is the...

Dow's Expertise Enables Recyclable Polyolefin-Based Fabric Decorations for Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

Posted: Aug 26, 2020 – 12:00 PM EST

MIDLAND, Mich., Aug. 26 /CSRwire/ - Creating a unique look and feel for any major sporting event especially the Olympic Games typically calls for signage and banners, to customize the experience and build the event atmosphere for athletes and fans alike. The Olympic...

Fairtrade America Fosters Women’s Equality in African and Asian Farming Communities

Posted: Aug 26, 2020 – 08:03 AM EST

WASHINGTON, Aug. 26 /CSRwire/ - On Womens Equality Day, Fairtrade America celebrates the success of its gender equality initiatives across the globe while continuing to strengthen its role as an ally to women in farming communities. An estimated 60-80% of the worlds food...

Companies Support National FFA Organization's Efforts to Connect Agricultural Education With the Food Value Chain

Posted: Aug 24, 2020 – 11:00 AM EST

INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 24 /CSRwire/ - FFA members know the important role agriculture plays in the world today and so do the organizations corporate partners. Three companiesPepsiCo, General Mills and Bob Evans Restaurantshave recently partnered with the organization to educate students on the importance...

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