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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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PYXERA Global Joins the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s CE100 Network

Published: Sep 24, 2019 – 04:27 PM EST

Sep. 24 /CSRwire/ - PYXERA Global is joining the Ellen MacArthur Foundation's Circular Economy 100 network (CE100 network) this week, a pre-competitive innovation network established by the Foundation to enable organizations to develop new opportunities and more quickly realize their circular economy ambitions....

Don't Miss 3BL Media's Climate Week Event!

Published: Sep 13, 2019 – 08:00 AM EST

Sep. 13 /CSRwire/ - 3BL Media and BBMG invite professionals from all industries to hear about the transformation underway in apparel and fashion.Enjoy free drinks and hors d'oeuvres during our Climate Week panel discussion and social with leaders including: Jeannette Ferran Astorga, Vice...

Bayer Provides Produce Growers With Holistic Approach to Field Challenges During First Ever Agriculture and Innovation Showcase

Published: Sep 04, 2019 – 02:33 PM EST

WOODLAND, Calif., Sep. 04 /CSRwire/ - As farmers face increased pressure to provide fruits and vegetables that are more flavorful, more sustainably produced and delivered faster and fresher to consumers, they need innovative and tailored solutions that can also help them maintain a...

Improving Forest Sustainability, Mohawk Industries Joins the NWFA Responsible Procurement Program (RPP)

Published: Aug 28, 2019 – 06:22 PM EST

CALHOUN, Ga, Aug. 28 /CSRwire/ - Mohawk Industries, a major full-line supplier of floor coverings and a leading supplier of wood flooring in the United States, has joined the National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA) Responsible Procurement Program (RPP). The RPP is a joint...

Impact and Growth of Fair Trade Certification Highlighted at 2nd World Coconut Congress

Published: Aug 28, 2019 – 06:15 PM EST

OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 28 /CSRwire/ - Industry leaders, companies, and innovators in the coconut community will gather for the 2nd World Coconut Congress this week in Manilla, Philippines. Fair Trade USA®, the leading certifier of fair trade products in North America, is pleased...

From Farm to Table: Online Company Increasing Incomes of Turkish Small-scale Farmers by Connecting Them Directly to Consumers

Published: Aug 27, 2019 – 07:17 PM EST

ISTANBUL, Aug. 27 /CSRwire/ - Fair trade company Tarlamvar has joined Business Call to Action with a commitment to revitalize Turkey's small-scale farming sector by providing livelihood opportunities to at least 1000 low-income small-scale family farmers through its supply chain and providing capacity...

RMI and ICA Partner to Advance Responsible Copper Production and Trade

Published: Aug 20, 2019 – 08:30 AM EST

ALEXANDRIA, Va. and WASHINGTON, Aug. 20 /CSRwire/ - The Responsible Business Alliance (RBA), on behalf of its Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI), and the International Copper Association, Ltd. (ICA), have signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly advance the responsible production and trade of...

Fair Trade USA Certifies Multi-Species Fishery in Mozambique

Published: Aug 01, 2019 – 07:52 PM EST

Fair Trade USA®, the leading third-party certifier of fair trade products in North America, has certified Afritex Ventures, headquartered in Mauritius, with operations in Mozambique, Africa. The species certified according to Fair Trade USA's Capture Fisheries Standard (CFS) include mahi-mahi, swordfish, and yellowfin...

2019 Sustainable Procurement Barometer: Sustainable Supply Chain Awareness Grows, ‘Compliance Trap’ Hinders Progress and Business Impact

Published: Jul 24, 2019 – 09:30 AM EST

PARIS and NEW YORK, Jul. 24 /CSRwire/ - EcoVadis today released its 2019 Sustainable Procurement Barometer: From Compliance to Performance, which offers insight into how sustainability is evolving in procurement priorities, and the tools and processes being used to drive tangible improvements and...

Equitable Food Initiative Receives Walmart Foundation Grant to Promote Responsible Labor Practices in Mexico

Published: Jul 23, 2019 – 11:10 AM EST

WASHINGTON, Jul. 23 /CSRwire/ - Equitable Food Initiative has received a $1.2 million grant from Walmart Foundation to advance responsible labor practices through workforce development programs on fresh produce farms in Mexico. The grant runs through the end of 2020. Since 2012, EFI...

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