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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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REfficient First Company in Hamilton to Gain B Corp Certification, a Growing Global Standard for Social and Environmental Performance

Posted: Feb 14, 2013 – 08:00 AM EST

HAMILTON, O.N., Feb. 14 /CSRwire/ - REfficient has become the first company in Hamilton to become a Certified B Corporation, joining a growing list of more than 680 companies globally that have committed to meeting higher standards of social and environmental performance, transparency,...

New Report Documents How Fair Trade Certifier is Destroying Workers’ Rights

Posted: Feb 11, 2013 – 01:03 PM EST

NEW YORK, Feb. 11 /CSRwire/ - IMO violates consumer trust, changes code to accommodate companies interference with worker organizing. The Swiss-based Institute for Marketecology (IMO), which certifies companies using the Fair for Life label, neglected to intervene to uphold its commitment to fair...

Supply Chain Sustainability: Ecodesk and CSRwire Join Forces to Offer VIP Supply Chain Innovator Program

Posted: Feb 11, 2013 – 09:00 AM EST

SPRINGFIELD, Mass., Feb. 11 /CSRwire/ - Ecodesk, the worlds largest sustainability database, and CSRwire, the leading digital media platform for corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability news, have created a unique project to develop a compelling, data-driven business case for supply chain sustainability...

EICC Names Robert Lederer First Executive Director

Posted: Feb 04, 2013 – 03:54 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Feb. 04 /CSRwire/ - The Board of Directors of the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC) announced the appointment of Mr. Robert Lederer, Jr. as the organizations first Executive Director. In this position, Lederer will provide strategic leadership, have oversight to the EICCs...

New Report Helps Companies Meet and Exceed Requirements to Eliminate Human Trafficking from Supply Chains

Posted: Jan 30, 2013 – 09:19 AM EST

WASHINGTON, Jan. 30 /CSRwire/ - The Alliance to End Slavery and Trafficking (ATEST) issued a report today, Beyond SB 657: How Businesses Can Meet and Exceed Californias Requirements to Prevent Forced Labor in Supply Chains." This path breaking report provides guiding principles for...

McDonald's USA First National Restaurant Chain To Serve MSC-Certified Sustainable Fish At All US Locations

Posted: Jan 24, 2013 – 09:00 AM EST

OAK BROOK, Ill., Jan. 24 /CSRwire/ - In recognition of its ten year commitment to sustainable fishing practices, McDonalds USA (NYSE: MCD) announced today it would become the first national restaurant chain to adopt the Marine Stewardship Councils blue ecolabel on its fish...

New Study: Rethinking Consumption

Posted: Nov 23, 2012 – 11:54 AM EST

NEW YORK, Nov. 23 /CSRwire/ - On the eve of the holiday shopping season, a new study by BBMG,GlobeScan and SustainAbility finds that consumers are rethinking consumption with sustainability in mind. According to the Regeneration Consumer Study, two-thirds of consumers in six countries...

New Partnership Between EcoVadis And Carbon Disclosure Project To Streamline Reporting Requests In The Supply Chain

Posted: Oct 23, 2012 – 08:00 AM EST

LONDON, Oct. 23 /CSRwire/ - EcoVadis and Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) today announced a partnership to offer an enhanced service to both EcoVadis and CDP Supply Chain customers, as well as to reduce the requests for companies in the supply chains of large...

Environmentally and Socially Conscious Seafood Distributor Lands Loan to Expand Sales of Sustainable Fish to College Campuses Nationwide

Posted: Oct 09, 2012 – 12:00 PM EST

NEW YORK, Oct. 09 /CSRwire/ - Future of Fish, a business incubator for ocean-stewarding entrepreneurs, announces the placement of a $250,000 working capital loan with one of its cohort members, Sea to Table, a Brooklyn-based seafood distributor that provides sustainably harvested fish to...

The Supplier Self-Assessment Questionnaire (SAQ): Ceres Launches New Tool for Strengthening Supply Chains

Posted: Sep 04, 2012 – 01:41 PM EST

BOSTON, Sep. 04 /CSRwire/ - In the modern global economy, almost every company has a supply chain that reaches around the world. On Labor Day, a day when most Americans enjoy a day off to honor working men and women, we should acknowledge,...

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