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Hershey Expands Responsible Cocoa Community Programs in west Africa

Posted: Jan 30, 2012 – 09:28 AM EST

HERSHEY, Pa., Jan. 30 /CSRwire/ - Certified Products: Hershey to source cocoa for Hershey's Bliss chocolates from Rainforest Alliance Certified Ivory Coast Investment: Hershey to expand company's innovative CocoaLink mobile phone program to farmers in Ivory Coast Farmers Families: HERSHEY LEARN TO GROW...

SC Johnson Helps Families Learn More About the Products They Use Every Day

Posted: Jan 26, 2012 – 02:12 PM EST

RACINE, Wis., Jan. 26 /CSRwire/ - /PRNewswire/ - SC Johnson announced today the release of its Exclusive Fragrance Palette that was more than two years in the making. This fragrance palette provides a comprehensive list of the fragrance ingredients found in the company's...

Mobile Technology Applications to Replace Eco-Labels?

Posted: Jan 06, 2012 – 10:05 AM EST

LONDON, Jan. 06 /CSRwire/ - Advances in mobile technology are increasing the number of consumer products with smart barcodes. Although this development is encouraging more sustainable products, Organic Monitor (www.organicmonitor.com) believes the implications are far reaching and could eventually lead to the demise...

Summit Explores De-Commoditization of Food Ingredients

Posted: Dec 09, 2011 – 12:58 PM EST

LONDON, Dec. 09 /CSRwire/ - The de-commoditization of food ingredients by sustainable development is a major focus of the Sustainable Foods Summit (www.sustainablefoodssummit.com), taking place in San Francisco on 17-18th January 2012. Growing consumer demand for sustainable products is leading many ingredients to...

Women Change the World. Shop Different.

Posted: Nov 28, 2011 – 08:00 PM EST

Earth Divas announces the launch of Divas4Divas, a campaign mobilizing women to deploy holiday shopping as a powerful tool to lift women out of poverty in developing countries. The campaign encourages women consumers to exert their immense economic power to improve the lives...

International Trade Centre and CSRwire Announce New Partnership

Posted: Nov 24, 2011 – 09:00 AM EST

GENEVA, Nov. 24 /CSRwire/ - From a recent collaboration with the International Trade Centre (ITC), a joint agency of the United Nations and the World Trade Organization, CSRwire is pleased to introduce a partnership which will extend free access to all CSRwire members...

Social Accountability International Announces Enhanced Corporate Programs Membership

Posted: Nov 17, 2011 – 03:44 PM EST

NEW YORK, Nov. 17 /CSRwire/ - SAI is pleased to announce its newly enhanced Corporate Programs, which seek to enable more interaction and shared learning among all members. Offered at no increased cost, this revised membership program provides companies with greater access to...

Mars Joins Global Food Safety Partnership With the World Bank

Posted: Nov 13, 2011 – 07:22 PM EST

MCLEAN, Va., Nov. 13 /CSRwire/ - /PRNewswire/ - Today, Mars, Incorporated announced a $500,000 commitment towards creating a Global Food Safety Fund (the Fund) at the 2011 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meeting in Honolulu, Hawaii. The Fund would be a public-private partnership managed...

Group O Recognized as 2011 National Minority Supplier of the Year

Posted: Nov 09, 2011 – 09:13 AM EST

MILAN, Ill., Nov. 09 /CSRwire/ - The National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) has recognized Group O as its 2011 National Minority Supplier of the Year in the category of companies with annual sales of $50 million or more. Group O Founder and...

Kraft Foods Nurtures the Next Generation of Dominican Cocoa Farmers with Launch of Cocoa Partnership

Posted: Oct 17, 2011 – 12:39 PM EST

NORTHFIELD, Ill., Oct. 17 /CSRwire/ - /PRNewswire/ - Kraft Foods (NYSE: KFT) is launching its successful Cocoa Partnership to the Dominican Republic in a five-year commitment with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). Working together, the Cocoa Partnership and USAID hope...



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