July 06, 2020

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Innovative Ways We're Addressing the Root Causes of Child Labor

Posted: Jun 29, 2020 – 11:30 AM EST

·Our Cocoa For Good strategy is at the heart of our sustainable cocoa work ·Driving social and economic benefits, with the help of our partners, helps eliminate child labor ·Together, we’re working to keep children in school and away from dangerous activities

Going Beyond 'Fair Trade' With Hershey's Sustainable Cocoa Strategy

Posted: Jun 19, 2020 – 11:30 AM EST

• Hershey’s responsible sourcing efforts are about much more than certification • Addressing cocoa farming conditions and systemic problems is essential to sustainability • 100 percent certification is only the start of our investments to drive meaningful change

Adobe Celebrates Sustainable Package Design and Dieline 2020 Award Winners

Posted: Jun 16, 2020 – 12:30 PM EST

Originally published by Adobe The Dieline Awards, known as a benchmark of impeccably designed consumer packaged goods, is one of the largest packaging design competitions in the world. With thousands of entries from 23 different countries, the awards continue to evolve and shape...

Fairtrade International System Announces New Funding to Help Producers Mitigate the Effects of COVID-19

Posted: Jun 15, 2020 – 08:03 AM EST

WASHINGTON, Jun. 15 /CSRwire/ - Fairtrade International and including its U.S. chapter, Fairtrade America, champion the rapid growth of two new funds to aid farmers and workers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic by providing immediate support as well as relief for the anticipated...

Making a Wave of Change With Recycled Plastics

Posted: Jun 08, 2020 – 10:30 AM EST

Originally Published on the Off the Floor Blog An interactive, large-scale sculpture built almost entirely from upcycled materials by Brooklyn-based artist Basia Goszczynska, Overflow represents plastic pollution in our oceans while celebrating ingenious recycling technologies that help minimize our waste stream. The work...

Hershey Continues to Scale Cocoa Sustainability Efforts

Posted: May 29, 2020 – 10:30 AM EST

• 100% Visibility of High-Risk Cocoa Supply Chain by 2025 • Expansion of Child Labor Monitoring and Remediation System across entire direct cocoa supply • Achieved 100% certified and sustainable cocoa in January • 100% Satellite Mapping of West African supply chain

Hershey Doubling Down on Commitment to Ethical Cocoa Supply Chain

Posted: May 28, 2020 – 11:00 AM EST

Originally published by The Hershey Company The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) has announced an expansion of its Cocoa For Good program, committing to 100% direct-sourced cocoa in high-risk areas by 2025, which will include all of its cocoa sourced by its suppliers from Cote...

Bonsucro Delivers Environmental and Social Impact in Sugarcane Production

Posted: May 20, 2020 – 03:30 AM EST

LONDON, May 20 /CSRwire/ - Bonsucros latest annual Outcome Report has once again shown that the organisations sustainable sugarcane certification leads to significant improvements in both workers rights and the environment. The 2020 report uses data from the Bonsucro Calculator a reporting tool...

Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative Invites Certification Schemes to Take Part in Benchmarking Process

Posted: May 05, 2020 – 12:41 PM EST

PARIS, May 05 /CSRwire/ - The consumer goods industry has extended a formal invitation to third party audit certification schemes to undergo the Sustainable Supply Chain Initiatives (SSCI) Benchmarking Process. This call to action follows the publication of the SSCIs first set of...

RESOLVE, Peer Ledger, and Truvi Join Forces to Utilize Blockchain and AI Technology to Expedite Critically Needed PPE and Supplies in Response to COVID-19

Posted: Apr 30, 2020 – 01:49 PM EST

RESOLVE and Peer Ledger Announce Blockchain Partnership to provide a Technology Platform to Aggregate Makers to Speed Critical Supplies like PPE to Health, Food, and other Workers & Communities, with Free Access for COVID-19 Response until September 2020. Truvi joins with RESOLVE to...



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