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Students call on Sodexo to follow suit as Aramark agrees to work with CIW

Posted: Apr 01, 2010 – 10:30 AM EST

IMMOKALEE, Fla., Apr. 01 /CSRwire/ - Responding to an escalating campaign waged by students on campuses across the country, Aramark has agreed to work with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) to directly improve farmworker wages and working conditions in the tomato fields...

FutureMark(TM) Makes New Strides in Reducing Environmental Impact of Paper Production

Posted: Mar 29, 2010 – 01:53 PM EST

ALSIP, Ill., Mar. 29 /CSRwire/ - Today FutureMark Paper Company, the only North American manufacturer capable of producing up to 100 percent recycled coated paper for magazines and catalogs, announced two new initiatives to lower the environmental impact of paper production. The company...

CVS/pharmacy To Support World Wildlife Fund with Sales of GreenBagTag

Posted: Mar 29, 2010 – 09:24 AM EST

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Mar. 29 /CSRwire/ - /PRNewswire/ - CVS/pharmacy today announced its support of World Wildlife Fund (WWF) in conjunction with the GreenBagTag program launched last fall. Starting on April 1st, for one year, CVS/pharmacy will begin donating 5 cents to World Wildlife...

CBRE Teams with The Green Standard

Posted: Mar 18, 2010 – 04:45 PM EST

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Mar. 18 /CSRwire/ - Twenty professionals in the building field are adding a new credential to their business cards and website- Green Purchasing Accredited Professional. This communicates to their clients and others that they have acquired knowledge of best practices...

A Holistic Partnership For Haiti

Posted: Feb 02, 2010 – 10:20 AM EST

TORONTO, On., COSTA MESA, Calif., & LAKE MARY, Fla., Feb. 02 /CSRwire/ - In the wake of the earthquake in Haiti, three organizations who have been working in the country team up for the long haul with a holistic approach to supporting the...

Kraft Foods Starts New Year 150 Million Pounds Lighter

Posted: Jan 27, 2010 – 09:55 AM EST

NORTHFIELD, Ill., Jan. 27 /CSRwire/ - A few years ago, Kraft Foods decided to lose a lot of weight. And today, it's starting the new year 150 million pounds (116 million kilograms) leaner - having eliminated enough material from its supply chain since...

Haiti-Based WIN Group, SEACOR Holdings Begin Emergency Project to Restore Import Capability at Haiti's Major Bulk Fuels Terminal

Posted: Jan 25, 2010 – 01:43 PM EST

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 25 /CSRwire/ - WIN Group, the Haitian conglomerate that owns and operates Terminal Varreux in Port-au-Prince, situated just five miles from the epicenter of the January 12 earthquake, and SEACOR Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CKH) (SEACOR) have launched an emergency...

JCPenney Recognized for Supplier Diversity

Posted: Jan 12, 2010 – 10:25 AM EST

PLANO, Texas, Jan. 12 /CSRwire/ - J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP) was recently honored with several distinctions for the Company's pioneering legacy of building supplier relationships with minority and women-owned businesses. The national Women's Business Enterprise inducted JCPenney into its Hall...

Cadbury Cocoa Partnership supports COCOBOD extension programme in 100 communities

Posted: Jan 08, 2010 – 10:52 AM EST

MIDDLESEX, U.K., Jan. 08 /CSRwire/ - The Cadbury Cocoa Partnership welcomes today's announcement from COCOBOD of a nationwide programme of extension services specifically for cocoa farmers. The Cadbury Cocoa Partnership supports the idea of business, governments and non-governments experts working together co-ordinating the...

The Tech Museum Honors World of Good Development Organization for Applying Technology to Benefit Humanity

Posted: Dec 09, 2009 – 11:51 AM EST

World of Good Development Organization, a nonprofit focused on improving the lives of low-income women in the developing world, today announced that it has been honored by The Tech Museum of Innovation with The Katherine M. Swanson Equality Award and with a $50,000...

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