August 14, 2020 The Corporate Social Responsibility Newswire

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Unilever, Symrise and GIZ Join Forces to Support Vanilla Farmers

Posted: Jan 29, 2014 – 04:00 AM EST

LONDON, ROTTERDAM, HOLZMINDEN and ESCHBORN, Jan. 29 /CSRwire/ - Unilever, its supplier Symrise and the Deutsche Gesellschaft fr Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH today announced a partnership to improve the livelihoods of 4,000 vanilla farmers in the Sava region, Madagascar. This unique development partnership...

Global Easy Water Products Joins the Business Call to Action

Posted: Jan 28, 2014 – 04:22 PM EST

NEW YORK, Jan. 28 /CSRwire/ - Global Easy Water Products (GEWP), a leading social enterprise has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with plans to provide low-cost micro irrigation systems for smallholder farmers in India. The company expects to reach 300,000 families...

Carlsberg Joins Forces With Suppliers to Eliminate Waste by Developing Next Generation of Packaging for High-Quality 'Upcycling'

Posted: Jan 21, 2014 – 09:56 AM EST

COPENHAGEN, Jan. 21 /CSRwire/ - (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) - Carlsberg and selected global suppliers have joined forces to rethink the design and production of packaging material, to develop the next generation of packaging products that are optimised for recycling and reuse, while, at the...

New Collaboration Between EcoVadis and BSR's Clean Cargo Working Group to Streamline Environmental Reporting in the Sea Freight Supply Chain

Posted: Jan 10, 2014 – 07:57 AM EST

NEW YORK, Jan. 10 /CSRwire/ - EcoVadis and BSRs Clean Cargo Working Group (CCWG) announced today a partnership aiming at standardizing sustainability reporting requests for the Sea Freight supply chain. Under this partnership EcoVadis will align its environmental assessment questionnaires for sea carriers...

L'OCCITANE Joins the Business Call to Action Focusing on Shea Butter Production

Posted: Dec 17, 2013 – 04:58 PM EST

NEW YORK and MANOSQUE, France, Dec. 17 /CSRwire/ - LOCCITANE EN PROVENCE, a leading natural ingredient-based cosmetics firm, has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) as it launched an environmental and social project for traditional shea butter production in Burkina Faso. The...

Levi Strauss & Co. Unveils First-of-Its Kind Design Process to Sustainability Thought Leaders and Pioneers at New Innovation Lab

Posted: Nov 07, 2013 – 09:00 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 07 /CSRwire/ - Last night, Levi Strauss Co. debuted the Dockers Wellthread process for responsible sourcing at the companys new innovation lab in San Francisco. This ground-breaking approach combines sustainable design and environmental practices with an emphasis on supporting the...

Bettercoal Set to Drive Supply Chain Responsibility with CRedit360's Sustainability Software

Posted: Oct 07, 2013 – 11:00 AM EST

CAMBRIDGE, U.K. and CHICAGO, Oct. 07 /CSRwire/ - Not-for-profit group Bettercoal has selected CRedit360s award-winning sustainability data management software to analyse the ethical, social and environmental impacts of coal mining supply chains. The information will be integral to helping coal buyers make responsible...

From Istanbul to Tokyo to Stockholm, Inclusive Business Has Come of Age

Posted: Sep 20, 2013 – 04:56 PM EST

NEW YORK, Sep. 20 /CSRwire/ - Leading global businesses announced significant commitments toward the Millennium Development goals today. Turkish internet giant TTNET, the Brazilian subsidiary of Spanish financial services provider Santander, Japanese retailing conglomerate MUJI, and many other large multinational and domestic companies...

General Mills Launches $1.1 Million Sustainable Sourcing Program in Peru

Posted: Sep 06, 2013 – 08:51 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS, Sep. 06 /CSRwire/ - As part of the General Mills long term sustainable sourcing program, the company and its Foundation announced today a four-year joint commitment with supplier partner AgroMantaro to provide $1.1 million to help smallholder artichoke farmers in Peru increase...

Transforming Lives, Empower Pragati Joins the Business Call to Action to Grow Skills and Scale Up Services in India

Posted: Aug 14, 2013 – 01:47 PM EST

NEW YORK and NEW DELHI, Aug. 14 /CSRwire/ - Indias financial inclusion network and operations skills giant Empower Pragati has announced it will join the Business Call to Action (BCtA), with plans to expand skills training aimed at boosting incomes for some two...



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