August 14, 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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Supply Chain Sustainability Is a Core Strategy for Driving Impact on Growth, Valuation, Brand, and Society

Published: Mar 26, 2020 – 08:00 AM EST

Mar. 26 /CSRwire/ - Pressure is mounting for companies to add value to society. Sustainability leaders and C-suite execs are on the hot seat - and not only those making public commitments like UN Global Compact, the SDGs, SBTi, "net zero" pledges, and...

Consumer Trends and What They Mean for Pet Food Processing

Published: Mar 25, 2020 – 08:27 AM EST

Mar. 25 /CSRwire/ - The US pet food market is booming. In 2018, Americans spent more than $30 billion on food of a total $72 billion spent on pets, according to the American Pet Products Association. Pets are becoming full-fledged members of more...

COVID-19: How Fair Trade USA Is Responding and What You Can Do

Published: Mar 23, 2020 – 04:35 PM EST

How Fair Trade USA Is Responding to COVID-19 As the world mobilizes to stop the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic, many people are searching for ways to support the economy and cultivate a sense of unity amid chaos. Business owners and workers in...

Victory Hemp Foods Announces New Strategic Partnership with International Ingredient Supplier Applied Food Sciences (AFS)

Published: Mar 19, 2020 – 03:54 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Mar. 19 /CSRwire/ - Furthering their dedication to dramatically expand the range of products in which hemp grain can be used as ingredients, Louisville Kentucky-based Victory Hemp Foods recently announced that they have entered into a strategic partnership with Austin Texas-based...

Managing Supply Chain Disruptions in the Pharmaceutical Industry

Published: Mar 19, 2020 – 01:30 PM EST

Mar. 19 /CSRwire/ - The COVID-19 pandemic will have far-reaching implications, including supply chain disruptions for pharmaceutical manufacturers. Rightly so, most of the concern is currently on finding a vaccine and creating the process and facilities to manufacture it quickly, at-scale. But there...

Plant-Based Food Manufacturing: Hopping on the Plant-Based Train

Published: Mar 18, 2020 – 05:42 PM EST

Plant-based is all the rage right now. From plant-based ice cream, dips and snacks, to meat, chicken, pet food and even packaging materials, the entire food and beverage industry is hopping on the plant-based food manufacturing train.

SupplyShift Offers Multi-tier Supply Chain Mapping at No Cost to Assess COVID-19 Impact

Published: Mar 18, 2020 – 09:00 AM EST

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. , Mar. 18 /CSRwire/ - SupplyShift, a leading supply chain responsibility and transparency platform, has announced that they will offer a multi-tier mapping assessment at no cost to help companies measure the impacts of COVID-19 throughout global supply chains. The...

Fairtrade Prices Boost Cocoa Farmers’ Income by $15 Million in Q4 2019

Published: Mar 16, 2020 – 08:17 AM EST

WASHINGTON, Mar. 16 /CSRwire/ - Sales of Fairtrade certified cocoa from Côte d'Ivoire in the fourth quarter of 2019 increased farmers' earnings by approximately $15.1 million USD compared to non-Fairtrade cocoa, according to preliminary figures released by Fairtrade International last month. Fairtrade International...

Indian Certification Body Eco Stewardship Partners With SCS Global Services

Published: Mar 10, 2020 – 01:53 PM EST

UTTAR PRADESH, India, Mar. 10 /CSRwire/ - SCS Global Services (SCS) announced that it has teamed up with veteran certification providers, Shovans Das and Teena Antil, who together have co-founded Eco Stewardship Pvt. Ltd. to serve India and the Middle East and North...

Reforestation: More Than Planting Trees

Published: Mar 06, 2020 – 11:30 AM EST

By Benjamin Ware, Global Head of Responsible Sourcing at Nestlé Climate change and biodiversity loss are on everyone's minds these days - as they should be. Experts agree that reforesting our planet is critical if we are to reverse biodiversity loss and head...

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