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SAI's Social Fingerprint Expands With New Course on How to Build an Internal Social Performance Team

Posted: Jun 15, 2011 – 10:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, Jun. 15 /CSRwire/ - Social Accountability International (SAI) is pleased to announce its latest Social Fingerprint training course, "Building Your Internal Social Performance Team." This new course helps companies learn how to build the team and improve labor standards and working...

Sobeys Inc.'s Sustainable Seafood Policy in Action: Working in Partnership to Improve Canada's Seafood Stock

Posted: Jun 13, 2011 – 02:00 PM EST

MISSISSAUGA, O.N., Jun. 13 /CSRwire/ - Sobeys Inc. is inviting Canadians to take a deep dive into the issues and challenges facing the seafood they eat through a series of videos that highlight the complexities of the ocean ecosystem, the efforts to preserve...

Mattel Announces Sustainable Procurement Policy

Posted: Jun 10, 2011 – 07:19 PM EST

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Jun. 10 /CSRwire/ - Today Mattel announced the company is developing a sustainable procurement policy for all of Mattel's product lines which will address the important issue of deforestation. The policy will include requirements for packaging suppliers to commit to...

BASF Showcases Life-Cycle Approach - Creating and Marketing Sustainable Goods - at Sustainable Brands Conference

Posted: Jun 07, 2011 – 10:25 AM EST

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Jun. 07 /CSRwire/ - /PRNewswire/ - Demonstrating how products can optimize society's sustainable footprint, Cristian Barcan, on behalf of BASF Corporation, will discuss the company's scientific life-cycle approach at the Sustainable Brands Conference in Monterey Bay, Calif. Barcan's presentation "Creating...

Blommer Chocolate to Triple Capacity at Campbellford, Ontario Plant

Posted: Jun 02, 2011 – 12:48 PM EST

CHICAGO, Jun. 02 /CSRwire/ - Blommer Chocolate, North America's largest processor of cocoa beans and ingredient chocolate products, today announced it is expanding its Campbellford, Ontario plant and tripling capacity to meet demand from several large, long-term supply agreements. Blommer purchased the 85,000-square-foot...

Nalco PARETO Mixing Technology Helps Suzano Pulp and Paper Save More Than 79 Million Gallons of Water

Posted: May 31, 2011 – 08:08 AM EST

SAO PAULO, Brazil, May 31 /CSRwire/ - PRNewswire/Nalco (NYSE: NLC), providing essential expertise for water, energy and air, has helped Suzano Pulp and Paper's industrial units in the cities of Suzano, Sao Paulo and Mucuri, Bahia in Brazil, significantly reduce water and chemical...

Investor Coalition Calls on Companies to Adopt Vigorous Policies to Protect Against Human Trafficking Violations in Supply Chains

Posted: May 19, 2011 – 01:14 PM EST

NEW YORK, May 19 /CSRwire/ - Today a coalition of institutional investors from the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR) are sending a statement to 25 target companies asking them to make eradicating human trafficking and modern day slavery in their supply chains...

IBM Expands Further Into Africa, Opens Senegal Subsidiary

Posted: May 16, 2011 – 04:21 PM EST

DAKAR, Senegal, May 16 /CSRwire/ - /PRNewswire/ - IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced the opening of a new branch office in Dakar, Senegal, as part of the company's geographic expansion initiative to strategically increase its presence in key growth markets. The new subsidiary will...

Levi Strauss & Co. Announces New Terms of Engagement for Its Global Supply Chain

Posted: May 11, 2011 – 09:00 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, May 11 /CSRwire/ - Today, Levi Strauss & Co. (LS&Co.) announced a new Terms of Engagement for its global supply chain, moving beyond compliance to help improve the lives of workers in factories around the world. Under the new approach, LS&Co....

Annie's Homegrown Joins the EcoBonus Collect & Earn Rewards Coalition

Posted: Apr 27, 2011 – 09:35 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS, Apr. 27 /CSRwire/ - EcoBonus today announced that Annie's Homegrown has joined its eco-conscious customer rewards program as a Founding Sponsor. Annie's is the premier values-led company offering delicious, all-natural and organic pasta meals, snacks and comfort food. "Annie's has a proud...



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