August 14, 2020 The Corporate Social Responsibility Newswire

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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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Stepping Up Our Work on Circularity

Published: Mar 05, 2020 – 11:51 AM EST

Cisco Blogs | Corporate Social Responsibility The circular economy is a natural extension of Cisco's own business transformation. As a company, we are moving from product upgrade cycles to recurring cloud computing and a software-subscription model. With this same mindset, we aim to...

Sodexo Achieves 100% Responsibly Harvested White Fish in Maine, Announces New Commitment

Published: Mar 02, 2020 – 01:29 PM EST

Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life, has achieved serving 100% Gulf of Maine Responsibly Harvested® white fish at all of its Maine locations. The achievement comes after five years of shifting all white fish purchasing...

United Nations Global Compact Launches New Tool to Improve Working Conditions in Global Supply Chains

Published: Feb 26, 2020 – 01:43 PM EST

NEW YORK, Feb. 26 /CSRwire/ - The United Nations Global Compact today launched a new toolkit to help procurement teams improve working conditions for millions of people working in global supply chains. The "Decent Work Toolkit for Sustainable Procurement" is an online resource...

Webinar: Sustainable Procurement With Mars and HP

Published: Feb 05, 2020 – 11:00 AM EST

Feb. 05 /CSRwire/ - The global commodity system that has served society for centuries is no longer fit for purpose. What materials businesses buy, where from and how are a crucial part of the sustainability journey; companies are altering sourcing models, simplifying supply...

Fairtrade International and U.S. Chapter Fairtrade America Named Top Certification in Its Category

Published: Jan 22, 2020 – 07:32 AM EST

WASHINGTON, Jan. 22 /CSRwire/ - Fairtrade International, the original and global leader in fair trade certification, was recognized as the gold standard for fairtrade certification by a recent analysis of fair trade labels conducted by Fair World Project, an independent advocacy group promoting...

Bolstering Supply Chain Diversity

Published: Jan 21, 2020 – 11:30 AM EST

Jan. 21 /CSRwire/ - Recently, we announced a partnership with Certify My Company to assist self-classified suppliers in obtaining third-party diversity certifications. The partnership furthers our commitment to increase overall spend with small and diverse suppliers to 25 percent by 2025. Our robust...

Fair Trade USA Names Nathalie Marin-Gest Head of Fresh Goods to Focus on Evolution and Growth

Published: Jan 10, 2020 – 10:16 AM EST

OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 10 /CSRwire/ - Fair Trade USA®, the leading third-party certifier of fair trade products in North America, has named Nathalie Marin-Gest as Head of Fresh Goods, overseeing the Fair Trade Certified™ produce, floral, and seafood product categories. Marin-Gest has worked...

Freeport Cobalt, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Recognized for Responsible Mineral Sourcing

Published: Jan 02, 2020 – 12:04 PM EST

Jan. 02 /CSRwire/ - Freeport Cobalt, a Freeport-McMoRan company, was recognized as a Conformant Refiner by the Responsible Minerals Initiative for its ethical processing of responsibly sourced minerals. The certification by this international group validates the company's commitment to producing materials from responsibly...

Toolkit to Advance Reporting on Modern Slavery

Published: Dec 02, 2019 – 08:30 AM EST

ALEXANDRIA/AMSTERDAM, Dec. 02 /CSRwire/ - A toolkit to advance reporting on modern slavery has been launched by the Responsible Labor Initiative (RLI), an Initiative of the Responsible Business Alliance, and the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI). The new resource - announced on the UN...

SCS Global Services Now Offers FSSC 22000 Certification

Published: Nov 25, 2019 – 06:38 PM EST

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Nov. 25 /CSRwire/ - SCS Global Services (SCS) is pleased to announce that it has added FSSC 22000 certification, a complete food safety management systems certification scheme, to its comprehensive suite of professional auditing, training and support services for the food...



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