June 05, 2020

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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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Webinar: Sustainable Procurement With Mars and HP

Posted: Feb 05, 2020 – 11:00 AM EST

Feb. 05 /CSRwire/ - The global commodity system that has served society for centuries is no longer fit for purpose. What materials businesses buy, where from and how are a crucial part of the sustainability journey; companies are altering sourcing models, simplifying supply...

Fairtrade International and U.S. Chapter Fairtrade America Named Top Certification in Its Category

Posted: Jan 22, 2020 – 07:32 AM EST

WASHINGTON, Jan. 22 /CSRwire/ - Fairtrade International, the original and global leader in fair trade certification, was recognized as the gold standard for fairtrade certification by a recent analysis of fair trade labels conducted by Fair World Project, an independent advocacy group promoting...

Bolstering Supply Chain Diversity

Posted: Jan 21, 2020 – 11:30 AM EST

Jan. 21 /CSRwire/ - Recently, we announced a partnership with Certify My Company to assist self-classified suppliers in obtaining third-party diversity certifications. The partnership furthers our commitment to increase overall spend with small and diverse suppliers to 25 percent by 2025. Our robust...

Fair Trade USA Names Nathalie Marin-Gest Head of Fresh Goods to Focus on Evolution and Growth

Posted: Jan 10, 2020 – 10:16 AM EST

OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 10 /CSRwire/ - Fair Trade USA, the leading third-party certifier of fair trade products in North America, has named Nathalie Marin-Gest as Head of Fresh Goods, overseeing the Fair Trade Certified produce, floral, and seafood product categories. Marin-Gest has worked...

Freeport Cobalt, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Recognized for Responsible Mineral Sourcing

Posted: Jan 02, 2020 – 12:04 PM EST

Jan. 02 /CSRwire/ - Freeport Cobalt, a Freeport-McMoRan company, was recognized as a Conformant Refiner by the Responsible Minerals Initiative for its ethical processing of responsibly sourced minerals. The certification by this international group validates the company's commitment to producing materials from responsibly...

Toolkit to Advance Reporting on Modern Slavery

Posted: Dec 02, 2019 – 08:30 AM EST

ALEXANDRIA/AMSTERDAM, Dec. 02 /CSRwire/ - A toolkit to advance reporting on modern slavery has been launched by the Responsible Labor Initiative (RLI), an Initiative of the Responsible Business Alliance, and the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI). The new resource announced on the UN International...

SCS Global Services Now Offers FSSC 22000 Certification

Posted: Nov 25, 2019 – 06:38 PM EST

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Nov. 25 /CSRwire/ - SCS Global Services (SCS) is pleased to announce that it has added FSSC 22000 certification, a complete food safety management systems certification scheme, to its comprehensive suite of professional auditing, training and support services for the food...

Bridgestone Brings First At-Scale Use of Recovered Carbon Black to Tire Market

Posted: Nov 25, 2019 – 05:22 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 25 /CSRwire/ - Bridgestone Americas, Inc. (Bridgestone) today announced the industrys first at-scale use of recovered carbon black (rCB) in the tire market as part of its long-standing partnership with Delta-Energy Group, LLC, a market leader for material recovery from...

ITA and RMI Demonstrate Assurance Leadership in Tin Due Diligence

Posted: Nov 13, 2019 – 10:30 AM EST

HERTFORDSHIRE, United Kingdom and ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 13 /CSRwire/ - The International Tin Association (ITA) and the Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI), an Initiative of the Responsible Business Alliance, have jointly developed and published new Assessment Criteria for Tin Smelting Companies, which clarify a...

Fairtrade America Partners With Five Certified Brands to Encourage Consumers to Shop and Entertain Ethically This Holiday Season

Posted: Nov 12, 2019 – 08:00 AM EST

WASHINGTON, Nov. 12 /CSRwire/ - Fairtrade America is the U.S. member organization of Fairtrade International, an independent, third party certification that betters the lives of farmers and workers in developing countries. Today, the U.S. organization announced it has partnered with five licensees to...

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