September 20, 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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Every Cup of Nespresso Coffee Will Be Carbon Neutral by 2022

Published: Sep 18, 2020 – 10:09 AM EST

Every cup of Nespresso coffee will be carbon neutral by 2022 Nespresso today commits that every cup of Nespresso coffee, both for at-home and for professional customers, will be carbon neutral by 2022. This new ambition builds on more than 10 years of...

General Mills Partnership With Gunsmoke Farms to Transition 34,000 Acres of Conventional Farmland to Organic Culminates With USDA Certification

Published: Sep 17, 2020 – 09:15 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS, Sep. 17 /CSRwire/ - General Mills today announced Gunsmoke Farms has received organic certification by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Organics Program. Gunsmoke, a 34,000-acre farm outside of Pierre, South Dakota, had been managed conventionally for more than three decades before...

Opinion: How to Address the Impact of COVID-19 on Global Food Systems

Published: Sep 16, 2020 – 08:00 AM EST

International Development Tetra Tech's Richard Choularton and Meredith Mallory discuss seven actions the global development community can take now to begin addressing COVID-19's impact on food and agriculture systems as its full scope continues to develop. This post originally ran on Devex. According...

Our Integrated Approach to Health (of People and Our Planet)

Published: Sep 15, 2020 – 11:30 AM EST

Originally published on LinkedIn Human health is complex. Physical health is interdependent with the health of our communities and the planet. They can't be teased apart from one another. As part of the world's largest healthcare company, Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health is...

Second Scheme Applies for SSCI Benchmarking: BRCGS

Published: Sep 08, 2020 – 08:29 AM EST

PARIS, Sep. 08 /CSRwire/ - The Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) is pleased to announce it has received a benchmark application from the BRCGS, the first step in recognising the BRCGS as meeting industry expectations for third-party social compliance programmes. BRCGS is the...

Dow's Expertise Enables Recyclable Polyolefin-Based Fabric Decorations for Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

Published: Aug 26, 2020 – 12:00 PM EST

MIDLAND, Mich., Aug. 26 /CSRwire/ - Creating a unique look and feel for any major sporting event - especially the Olympic Games - typically calls for signage and banners, to customize the experience and build the event atmosphere for athletes and fans alike....

Fairtrade America Fosters Women’s Equality in African and Asian Farming Communities

Published: Aug 26, 2020 – 08:03 AM EST

WASHINGTON, Aug. 26 /CSRwire/ - On Women's Equality Day, Fairtrade America celebrates the success of its gender equality initiatives across the globe while continuing to strengthen its role as an ally to women in farming communities. An estimated 60-80% of the world's food...

Our Best Climate Solution Is Circular

Published: Aug 24, 2020 – 11:00 AM EST

Embracing circularity principles as part of natural climate solutions must be a part of the COVID-19 recovery. International Paper explains how it is helping to do just that.

Companies Support National FFA Organization's Efforts to Connect Agricultural Education With the Food Value Chain

Published: Aug 24, 2020 – 11:00 AM EST

INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 24 /CSRwire/ - FFA members know the important role agriculture plays in the world today - and so do the organization's corporate partners. Three companies-PepsiCo, General Mills and Bob Evans Restaurants-have recently partnered with the organization to educate students on the...

Enabling Landscape and Community-led Natural Resource Management

Published: Aug 21, 2020 – 10:30 AM EST

Aug. 21 /CSRwire/ - Launched in January 2019, the Kakum Cocoa Agroforestry Landscape Program in Ghana is an exciting new partnership between Hershey, the Nature Conservation Research Centre, Ghana's Forestry Commission, the Ghana Cocoa Board and our supplier, Ecom Agrotrade Ltd. The purpose...

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