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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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O.co (aka Overstock.com) to Celebrate Worldstock Fair Trade's 10th Anniversary with Ten Days of Giveaways on Facebook and Twitter

Posted: Sep 16, 2011 – 10:36 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY, Sep. 16 /CSRwire/ - /PRNewswire/ - O.co (also known as Overstock.com, Inc.; NASDAQ: OSTK) today announced the 10-year anniversary of its Worldstock Fair Trade department. To celebrate this anniversary the online retailer will give away a Worldstock Fair Trade item...

Nestle receives the 2011 Stockholm Industry Water Award

Posted: Aug 26, 2011 – 01:29 PM EST

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Aug. 26 /CSRwire/ - The Award Committee recognised Nestls work to improve the water management of its suppliers, which includes over 25 million people who are involved in its entire value chain. Award Committee Member and Director of Water Projects at...

MyMela: the World's Online Gateway to India's Finest Crafts

Posted: Aug 09, 2011 – 10:00 AM EST

MIAMI, Aug. 09 /CSRwire/ - MyMela (www.mymela.com), just launched, is poised to become the leading interactive marketplace connecting global consumers with artisans from India who produce some of the worlds finest crafts. MyMela is at the forefront of a new wave of social...

EcoVadis Solution Chosen by RENAULT to Assess Suppliers' CSR Performance

Posted: Jul 19, 2011 – 08:00 AM EST

PARIS, Jul. 19 /CSRwire/ - EcoVadis of France has been selected by RENAULT to set up an innovative platform in order to assess the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) performance of the international car manufacturer's suppliers. In a recent report, the United Nations Environment...

Increasing Diverse Supply Chain Leads to Impressive Results for Wyndham Worldwide

Posted: Jul 13, 2011 – 03:11 PM EST

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Jul. 13 /CSRwire/ - (Marketwire) - Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE: WYN), one of the world's largest hospitality companies, achieved significant growth in its spend with diverse suppliers in 2010, adding value to its global supply chain while delivering on its core values....

Motorola Solutions Announces Project to Source Conflict-Free Tantalum from Democratic Republic of Congo

Posted: Jul 07, 2011 – 10:00 AM EST

Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MSI) today announced the launch of the Solutions for Hope Project, a pilot initiative to source conflict-free tantalum from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to be used in Motorola Solutions products. Tantalum is a mineral used in capacitors...

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...

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