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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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Fair Trade Certified Organic Imports Skyrocket

Posted: Apr 26, 2011 – 08:34 AM EST

OAKLAND, Calif., Apr. 26 /CSRwire/ - /PRNewswire/ - Fair Trade USA, the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in the United States, today releases its 2010 Almanac. With more than 9,500 Fair Trade Certified consumer products offered by more than 700 industry...

Research Reveals Increased Consumer Demand for Fair Trade Certified-Labeled Products

Posted: Apr 25, 2011 – 12:45 PM EST

OAKLAND, Calif., Apr. 25 /CSRwire/ - /PRNewswire/ - Fair Trade USA, the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in the United States, reports new findings which confirm that the prominent appearance of the Fair Trade Certified label increases sales among coffee-buying consumers....

Full Circle Exchange Partners with CARE, Offers Mother's Day Gifts that Keep Giving Globally

Posted: Apr 18, 2011 – 11:43 AM EST

BOISE, Idaho and ATLANTA, Apr. 18 /CSRwire/ - /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ - Full Circle Exchange and CARE are partnering this Mother's Day to honor and empower mothers around the world. Now, sons and daughters can convey their love for their mother with a gourmet gift...

Gold Now! - A Conference in New York

Posted: Mar 31, 2011 – 07:04 PM EST

NEW YORK, Mar. 31 /CSRwire/ - Gold is the ultimate object of desire. Initiatives in Art and Culture announces Gold: Substance, Symbol, and Significance, a two-day conference featuring leading authorities from the worlds of mining, finance, jewelry, art, collecting, and sustainability in a...

SAI Asks Companies to Find their "Social Fingerprint"

Posted: Mar 29, 2011 – 07:45 PM EST

NEW YORK, Mar. 29 /CSRwire/ - Social Accountability International's (SAI) Social Fingerprint is being used by companies in over 20 countries to measure their social performance now, and then learn how to improve it. Participating companies, primarily suppliers to multi-national brands and retailers,...

Asia Pulp & Paper Joins Indonesian Associations Pledging 100 Percent Industry Adherence to National Wood Legality Laws

Posted: Mar 18, 2011 – 03:41 PM EST

JAKARTA, Mar. 18 /CSRwire/ - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Jakarta-based Asia Pulp & Paper Group (APP), one of the world's largest pulp and paper producers, joined Indonesia's leading trade associations and companies involved in exporting wood-based products to pledge its support of and commitment...

Coffee Drinkers Donating to Japan Relief Efforts

Posted: Mar 17, 2011 – 12:31 PM EST

POULSBO, Wash., Mar. 17 /CSRwire/ - Grounds for Change, a specialty coffee roaster based in the Seattle area, has released another coffee in its disaster relief/NGO support series. The Japan Relief Blend released today is aimed at providing coffee drinkers with a simple...

MAJORITY WORLD(TM), the socially responsible image agency, announces major expansion plan

Posted: Mar 16, 2011 – 10:04 AM EST

LONDON, Mar. 16 /CSRwire/ - MAJORITY WORLD is a picture agency with a difference. It promotes the work of talented local photographers in the majority world -- Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East -- enabling them to gain a fairer share...

Mainstream Consumers Drive Fair Trade Certified Sales Up 24 Percent

Posted: Mar 07, 2011 – 11:36 AM EST

OAKLAND, Calif., Mar. 07 /CSRwire/ - /PRNewswire/ - Fair Trade USA, the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in the United States, today reports new data to confirm that mainstream consumers are increasing their commitment to Fair Trade faster than ever. Sales...

Kimball(R) Office Aligns with Nonprofit Furniture Refurbishing Organization, ANEW

Posted: Mar 03, 2011 – 02:01 PM EST

JASPER, Ind., Mar. 03 /CSRwire/ - /PRNewswire/ - For more than 40 years, Kimball Office has aligned with various suppliers, vendors, and manufacturers to produce sustainable contract office furniture. Now the company is partnering with Asset Network for Education Worldwide (ANEW) to extend...



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