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March 28, 2014 A doc on fair trade coffee, from farm to cup
Nuvo - But it's a good start: "Fair trade is bringing farmers [to global markets], and giving the farmers dignity and pride by forming long-term, direct relationships ... fair trade issues before: Their 2012 documentary, The...
March 28, 2014 Fair Trade Plan Threatens to Split Movement
Supermarket News - Fair Trade USA â formerly îTransFair USAî â the countryâs largest certifier of fair trade products, has certified 10,000 products and reported 63% sales growth in this yearâs...
In recent years, a lot of buzz has been in the media about rising levels of sustainability reporting among large corporations. However, there has been comparatively little discussion of how smaller companies fit into the trend of...
March 28, 2014 Sustainability 2.0: The CSO's Role Keeps GrowingSource: CIO Insight
Over the course of a decade, sustainability has morphed from a fringe and feel-good idea embraced by a handful of companies into a mainstream business concept. In recent years, companies—particularly Global 2000 firms—have...
Source: Enterprising Investor
For many investors, environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues are material considerations in investment decisions. ESG issues include air and water pollution, climate change, employee retention, data protection,...
La Prensa Latina - "The point isn't to be alarmist or cynical, says Jerome Glenn, CEO of the Millennium Project. It's about identifying the challenges Earth faces and finding a way to rise above them. "We have no right to be...
March 27, 2014 World’s Largest Investors Launch Effort to Engage Global Stock Exchanges on Sustainability Reporting Standard for CompaniesSource: Ceres
Sustainability advocacy group Ceres, in collaboration with BlackRock and other major institutional investors, today announced an initiative to engage global stock exchanges via the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) on a...
March 27, 2014 European firms confront water crisisSource: EurActiv
Throughout the EU, companies are coming to grips with global water shortages linked to CO2 emissions. EurActiv.fr reports. A study, led by the Carbon Disclosure Project to commemorate World Water Day, analysed 70 European...
March 27, 2014 World's Largest Automakers Reach Unprecedented Agreement On Responsibility Expectations For SuppliersSource: PR NewsWire
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. and BRUSSELS-- Two leading corporate responsibility business associations, AIAG and CSR Europe, facilitator of the European Automotive Working Group on Supply Chain Sustainability, today announced an...
March 27, 2014 Sustainability Is the Organic Movement's StrengthSource: Huff Post
There is still room to be had for conversations over dinner; and ongoing debates by politicians citing many more scholarly studies as to whether organic produce is actually "better for you" than conventionally raised crops. And...
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