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Investors Welcome New SEC Rule Addressing Conflict Minerals in Supply Chains

Posted: Aug 23, 2012 – 12:39 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Aug. 23 /CSRwire/ - A coalition of sustainable, socially responsible, and faith-based investors welcomes yesterdays Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rule on Section 1502, the Conflict Minerals provision, of the Dodd-Frank Act. The final rule details how corporations will need to report...

ARAMARK Partners With The Humane Society Of The United States In Movement To Eliminate Gestation Crates

Posted: Aug 21, 2012 – 09:00 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 21 /CSRwire/ - ARAMARK, a world leader in professional services, today announced it plans to eliminate all pork from animals bred using gestation crates in ARAMARKs U.S. supply chain by 2017. The announcement by ARAMARK was made in conjunction with the...

Gehry Technologies Acquires Bimshare

Posted: Jul 25, 2012 – 08:19 AM EST

LOS ANGELES, Jul. 25 /CSRwire/ - (Marketwire) - Gehry Technologies (GT), a global leader in applying technology to building industry challenges, today announced it has completed the acquisition of Bimshare, an innovative, privately-held company based in the Netherlands. On the heels of launching...

Wyndham Worldwide Ranked Among Top 10 Companies for Supplier Diversity

Posted: Jun 05, 2012 – 05:13 PM EST

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Jun. 05 /CSRwire/ - (Marketwire) - Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE: WYN), one of the world's largest hospitality companies, has been ranked by DiversityInc as one of the top 10 companies (#5) for supplier diversity, and exceeded its 2011 goals in strengthening the...

McDonald's USA Outlines 10-Year Plan for Ending Gestation Stall Use

Posted: May 31, 2012 – 04:26 PM EST

OAK BROOK, Ill., May 31 /CSRwire/ - (Marketwire) - Today McDonald's USA (NYSE: MCD) shared its ten-year plan to work with its pork suppliers to phase out the use of gestation stalls in its U.S. pork supply. In February, McDonald's USA announced its...

Women Leveraging the Power of Markets to Address Global Poverty

Posted: May 01, 2012 – 07:55 AM EST

TORONTO, May 01 /CSRwire/ - ZO Alliance Inc. is pleased to announce the investment made by TARIS Incorporated to scale its innovative social business model. For its investment TARIS will receive a 20% equity position in the company. The funds will be used...

Food Authenticity Encouraging Sustainable Supply Chains

Posted: Apr 27, 2012 – 08:40 AM EST

LONDON, Apr. 27 /CSRwire/ - Food authentication techniques are gaining popularity, partly because of growing concerns about fraud involving organic and sustainable foods. Organic Monitor (www.organicmonitor.com) finds this development is encouraging sustainability by providing greater traceability across the supply chain. The market for...

EcoVadis Chosen By HEINEKEN For Sustainability-Rating Platform

Posted: Apr 04, 2012 – 06:33 AM EST

The EcoVadis platform allows HEINEKEN to monitor risks within the supplier base spanning more than a 100 countries, and at the same time to identify innovative sustainability practices of suppliers. The EcoVadis platform will allow HEINEKEN buyers all over the world access to...

Intel, HP, GE Foundation Create Fund to Encourage Participation in Conflict-Free Smelter Program

Posted: Apr 03, 2012 – 09:00 AM EST

WASHINGTON, Apr. 03 /CSRwire/ - RESOLVE today announced the launch of a new, independent fund designed to promote early participation of smelters and refineries (smelters) in the Conflict-Free Smelter (CFS) Program. This fund, with initial financial contributions led by Intel and in collaboration...

BJ's Wholesale Club Commits to Offering Sustainable Seafood

Posted: Mar 13, 2012 – 02:05 PM EST

WESTBOROUGH, Mass, Mar. 13 /CSRwire/ - BJs Wholesale Club, Inc. today announced its commitment to members and the environment by implementing a new sustainable seafood policy ensuring all seafood products sold in BJs Wholesale Clubs are sourced from seafood suppliers identified as sustainable...

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