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Glynwood and its Affiliate LILA Launch the Modular Harvest System(TM), a Next-Generation Mobile Slaughterhouse, in Delaware County, NY

Posted: May 24, 2010 – 09:01 AM EST

COLD SPRING, NY, May 24 /CSRwire/ - With Unique Attributes and a Plan to Rotate to Several Docking Locations throughout the Hudson Valley, the MHS is poised to dramatically benefit small to mid-size livestock farmers, their communities and the growing number of consumers...

Better Work Announces the Selection of a New Director

Posted: May 14, 2010 – 11:38 AM EST

Better Work, a partnership of the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the International Finance Corporation (IFC), is pleased to announce that ILO Director-General Juan Somavia has selected Dan Rees as the new Better Work (BW) Director. Mr. Rees, of the United Kingdom, comes...

P&G Launches Supplier Environmental Sustainability Scorecard

Posted: May 12, 2010 – 09:00 AM EST

CINCINNATI, May 12 /CSRwire/ - The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) today announced the launch of the Supplier Environmental Sustainability Scorecard and rating process to measure and improve the environmental performance of its key suppliers. The new scorecard will assess P&G suppliers' environmental...

McDonald's Announces "Global Best Practices" in Sustainable Supply and Green Initiatives

Posted: May 03, 2010 – 06:51 PM EST

OAK BROOK, Ill., May 03 /CSRwire/ - From turning cooking oil into bio-fuel and potatoes into gas, McDonald's Corporation today announced a world of sustainable best practices in its supply chain and restaurants. The "Global Best of Green", updated from 2009, and the...

Sustainable Food Lab and SAI Platform launch global climate project to help farmers grow greener

Posted: Apr 14, 2010 – 08:00 AM EST

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. and BRUSSELS, Belgium, Apr. 14 /CSRwire/ - The Sustainable Food Lab, in conjunction with Sustainable Agriculture Initiative (SAI) Platform, today announce the start of a comprehensive global climate project to evaluate the greenhouse gas footprint of specific farming systems...

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...



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