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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...

Vegan, Gluten-Free Nachos? Beanfields is Leading The Way

Posted: Feb 27, 2012 – 09:00 AM EST

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 27 /CSRwire/ - Drawing on their Vegan and Non-GMO farming roots, Beanfields, LLC is inviting all snackers to experience socially responsible, allergen-free snacking in a different, more delicious way. Beanfields Bean Rice chips, best known for being nutrient-packed, family-owned and...

UK Grocery Retailing: Back to the Future?

Posted: Feb 16, 2012 – 10:06 AM EST

LONDON, Feb. 16 /CSRwire/ - Last night, Sainsburys chief executive, Justin King, spoke of how UK consumers have not neglected their beliefs in the pursuit of value for money. Despite the current strain on household incomes, consumers still want products that are sourced...

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...

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