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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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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...

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...

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