June 16, 2019

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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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RMI and GRI Partner to Enhance Reporting on Responsible Minerals Sourcing from Conflict-Affected and High-Risk Areas

Posted: Apr 10, 2018 – 09:00 AM EST

ALEXANDRIA, Va./AMSTERDAM, Apr. 10 /CSRwire/ - The Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI) and the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) today announced a project to help improve companies minerals sourcing due diligence and impact reporting by providing reporting resources and tools based on internationally recognized frameworks....

Ocado Reduces Food Waste Through Redistribution Initiatives

Posted: Apr 03, 2018 – 11:00 AM EST

HATFIELD, UK, Apr. 03 /CSRwire/ - Food waste is a huge global issue. Every year, UK households throw away 13 billion worth of food. A staggering 7.3 million tonnes of household food waste was thrown away in 2015, according to the waste advisory...

iPoint Receives Funding for Blockchain-based Minerals Traceability System

Posted: Feb 07, 2018 – 09:30 AM EST

REUTLINGEN, Germany, Feb. 07 /CSRwire/ - iPoints proposal for a Blockchain-based traceability and data reporting system in Rwanda has been selected as one of only four projects to receive funding from the European Partnership for Responsible Minerals (EPRM). The goal of the project...

Bridgestone Elevates Standards in Sustainable Procurement Practices; Launches New Policy for Suppliers and Partners

Posted: Feb 06, 2018 – 04:00 AM EST

TOKYO, Japan, Feb. 06 /CSRwire/ - Bridgestone Corporation (Bridgestone), the worlds largest tire and rubber company, today announced a new Global Sustainable Procurement Policy to help identify and evaluate qualified suppliers, promote best practices, and serve as a communication and improvement tool for...

Shaping a Future of Sustainable Trade: The Foreign Trade Association Becomes amfori

Posted: Jan 15, 2018 – 08:00 AM EST

BRUSSELS, Jan. 15 /CSRwire/ - The Foreign Trade Association is now amfori, the organisation for trade with purpose.As the world continues to change faster and more fundamentally than ever before, expectations toward businesses are increasing. Its no longer enough to deliver high-quality products...

Smithfield Foods Achieves Industry-Leading Animal Care Commitment, Unveils New Virtual Reality Video of Its Group Housing Systems

Posted: Jan 08, 2018 – 10:15 AM EST

SMITHFIELD, Va., Jan. 08 /CSRwire/ - Smithfield Foods, Inc. is proud to announce that it has fulfilled its industry-leading commitment of providing group housing systems for pregnant sows on all company-owned farms in the United States. Smithfield also released a 360-degree, virtual reality...

World Agroforestry Centre Publishes a Climate Change Atlas for Central America

Posted: Dec 20, 2017 – 04:23 PM EST

LIMA, Peru, Dec. 20 /CSRwire/ - The World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) in collaboration with Bioversity International and The Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education Center (CATIE) today published an Atlas titled Suitability of key Central American agroforestry species under future climates. The Atlas...

Philips and Dell on Revolutionizing Global Supply Chains – Complimentary Webinar

Posted: Dec 04, 2017 – 01:00 PM EST

LONDON, Dec. 04 /CSRwire/ - For most companies their greatest risks and impacts lie within their supply chains. To truly address areas such as; GHG emissions, Human Rights violations and water usage companies need to work with a whole host of partners.In a...

The L’OCCITANE Group and Burkina Faso: A Long-term Commitment to Improving the Lives of Burkinabe Women

Posted: Dec 01, 2017 – 10:59 AM EST

GENEVA, Dec. 01 /CSRwire/ - The LOCCITANE Group has been working to improve the lives and working conditions of Burkinabe women for more than 30 years. To measure the impact of its ongoing support, the natural cosmetics and well-being products group conducted a...

Euroloan and Finlayson Partner to Deliver World’s First Circular Economy Solution for Home Textiles

Posted: Oct 16, 2017 – 08:34 AM EST

HELSINKI, Finland, Oct. 16 /CSRwire/ - (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) - Finlayson now offers a more responsible way to buy, use and recycle home textiles for Finnish customers. The service enables customers to return used products, to be resold or recycled into new products by...

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