November 11, 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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Global Advanced Metals (GAM) Declared Conformant to Minerals Due Diligence Standard

Published: Jan 22, 2019 – 10:15 AM EST

WELLESLEY HILLS, Mass. and PERTH, Australia, Jan. 22 /CSRwire/ - Global Advanced Metals (GAM) a leading producer of tantalum powders and metallurgical products has successfully undergone conflict minerals due diligence audit under the new Responsible Minerals Assurance Process (RMAP) audit standard. For the...

Sourcing Food Products From Developing Countries to Integrate Underserved Communities in the Global Supply Chain

Published: Dec 26, 2018 – 12:17 PM EST

LONDON, Dec. 26 /CSRwire/ - Ethical food sourcing company Coconut Merchant has signed on as Business Call to Action (BCtA)'s newest member, with a commitment to focus on sourcing food products from underserved communities and farmers in developing countries to provide sustainable income,...

Nestlé Waters North America Will Achieve 25 Percent Recycled Plastic in Its Packaging by 2021

Published: Dec 10, 2018 – 09:26 AM EST

STAMFORD, Conn., Dec. 10 /CSRwire/ - Nestlé Waters North America (NWNA), one of the leading beverage companies in North America, announced today that it will achieve 25 percent recycled plastic across its U.S. domestic portfolio by 2021. The company plans to continue expanding...

Less Than 10 Percent of Global Companies Report on Business Ethics KPIs, According to New EcoVadis Anti-Corruption Report

Published: Nov 20, 2018 – 09:00 AM EST

PARIS & NEW YORK, Nov. 20 /CSRwire/ - EcoVadis, the world's most trusted provider of business sustainability ratings, has published a new anti-corruption study that reports how businesses manage critical ethical issues including bribery and fraud. The major takeaway: the world's average business...

EcoVadis Supports Due Diligence Efforts Conducted By The Foundation For The Global Compact And Seven United Nations Agencies

Published: Oct 30, 2018 – 09:45 AM EST

PARIS, Oct. 30 /CSRwire/ - EcoVadis, the leader in business sustainability ratings for global supply chains, has announced today a three-year partnership with the Foundation for the Global Compact. The Foundation will leverage EcoVadis' platform to evaluate the risk and performance of business...

Mondelēz International Launches Cocoa Life in Brazil to Help Combat Climate Change and Ensure Sustainable Cocoa Supply

Published: Oct 24, 2018 – 09:14 AM EST

- Cocoa Life will bring economic and social development for Brazilian cocoa farmers and their families while reforesting degraded land in the Amazon rainforest. - Supported by Lacta, Brazil’s favorite chocolate brand, the initiative will reach at least 1,500 farmers and families in...

Retail Business Services Commits to Removing Artificial Ingredients from All Private Brand Products for Consumers by 2025

Published: Oct 17, 2018 – 01:46 PM EST

SALISBURY, N.C., Oct. 17 /CSRwire/ - (Globe Newswire) - Retail Business Services, the services company of Ahold Delhaize USA, today announced a landmark commitment to make the private brand products it provides to local brands and their customers cleaner and more natural by...

Keep America Beautiful Advances Effort to Recycle More and Recycle Right Ahead of America Recycles Day

Published: Oct 17, 2018 – 12:25 PM EST

STAMFORD, Conn., Oct. 17 /CSRwire/ - America Recycles Day, a Keep America Beautiful national initiative that takes place on and in the weeks leading into Nov. 15, recognizes the economic, environmental and social benefits of recycling, and provides an educational platform to raise...

Fair Trade USA Celebrates 20 Years Of Global Impact During Fair Trade Month

Published: Oct 01, 2018 – 04:03 PM EST

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 01 /CSRwire/ - Today marks the start of Fair Trade Month and the 20th anniversary of Fair Trade USA, the award-winning social enterprise and leading certifier of Fair Trade products in North America. Twenty years ago, Fair Trade USA's Founder...

Mondelēz International Employees Journey to Cocoa Life Communities for Skills-Exchange Mission

Published: Sep 19, 2018 – 09:39 AM EST

DEERFIELD, Ill., Sep. 19 /CSRwire/ - (GlobeNewswire) - This month, Mondelēz International is sending 15 colleagues to Ghana, the birthplace of Cocoa Life, the company's sustainable cocoa program. As part of the "Joy Ambassadors" skills-exchange program, employees will spend two weeks learning about...

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