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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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Indigenous - Pathways to Prosperity

Published: Dec 15, 2009 – 12:28 PM EST

SANTA ROSA, Dec. 15 /CSRwire/ - When Jessica Rodriguez stepped up to address the audience in Washington, D.C. along side of Hillary Clinton at the first Pathways to Prosperity Women Entrepreneurs Conference in October, it was a step that few would have imagined...

The Tech Museum Honors World of Good Development Organization for Applying Technology to Benefit Humanity

Published: Dec 09, 2009 – 11:51 AM EST

World of Good Development Organization, a nonprofit focused on improving the lives of low-income women in the developing world, today announced that it has been honored by The Tech Museum of Innovation with The Katherine M. Swanson Equality Award and with a $50,000...

New American Jewish World Service Fair Trade Project with Equal Exchange

Published: Dec 08, 2009 – 11:50 PM EST

WEST BRIDGEWATER, Dec. 08 /CSRwire/ - Equal Exchange is proud to announce the formation of a new fairly traded coffee and chocolate partnership with American Jewish World Service (AJWS). The Partnership is Equal Exchange's first Jewish partnership and it's twelfth overall. The AJWS...

Two Mission-Driven Food Businesses Collaborate to Beat the Recession

Published: Dec 07, 2009 – 05:55 PM EST

BOSTON, Dec. 07 /CSRwire/ - Two award-winning socially responsible enterprises, Dancing Deer, the women-led natural baking company and Equal Exchange, the worker-owned Fair Trade pioneer have joined forces to solve your gifting and holiday party needs--all while supporting some great causes. The "Taste...

Organizations Question Nestlé's Commitment to Fair Trade Cocoa

Published: Dec 07, 2009 – 02:20 PM EST

WASHINGTON D.C., Dec. 07 /CSRwire/ - Nestlé SA announced today that it would begin to source Fair Trade Certified cocoa for its Kit Kat bars in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Since stories about the use of child, forced and trafficked labor and...

Environmental Defense Fund Case Study Highlights Poland Spring Efforts to Reduce Truck Emissions

Published: Dec 03, 2009 – 10:48 AM EST

POLAND SPRING, Maine,, Dec. 03 /CSRwire/ - Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) today released a case study highlighting Poland Spring Water Company's successful efforts to curb carbon emissions by drastically reducing truck fleet idling time. Poland Spring has long been committed to protecting Maine's...

David Lammy MP Visits Tottenham Youth Centre With Top Ghanian Music Star

Published: Nov 30, 2009 – 02:03 PM EST

United Kingdom, Nov. 30 /CSRwire/ - On Friday, 27th November, 2009 Rt Hon David Lammy, MP for Tottenham and Minister of State for Higher Education and Intellectual Property, visited the Bruce Grove Youth Centre with a very special guest - Ghanaian musician Tinny,...

USAID, Walmart, TransFair USA and SEBRAE-Minas Gerais Sponsor Brazil Coffee Cupping Competition

Published: Nov 20, 2009 – 12:33 PM EST

BELO HORIZONTE, Minas Gerais, Nov. 20 /CSRwire/ - Winners for this week's Brazilian Fair Trade Certified coffee cupping competition have been announced. Sebastiao Reguim of the producer association, Unipcafem, and Marcos Antonio Nali of the producer association, Pro-nova, won first place in the...

IFC-ILO Better Work Conference Promotes Improved Labor Standards, Increased Competitiveness

Published: Nov 19, 2009 – 10:37 AM EST

WASHINGTON D.C., Nov. 19 /CSRwire/ - IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and the International Labour Organization are meeting today with governments, garment industry leaders, and labor-related organizations to promote labor standards for millions of workers and expand efforts to increase...

Kraft Foods Eliminated More Than 50 Million Truck Miles Since 2005 Through Focus on Transportation Sustainability Efforts

Published: Nov 19, 2009 – 09:56 AM EST

NORTHFIELD, Ill., Nov. 19 /CSRwire/ - Everyone hates traffic. It eats up time, wastes energy and emits harmful carbon dioxide. As population and urbanization increase, experts say traffic is only getting worse. Kraft Foods is addressing this challenge by finding alternatives to trucking...



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