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01/30/2013

Leaders across the supply chain commit to “people, planet, profit” approach to sustainable sourcing

January 30, 2013 – The Clinton Giustra Sustainable Growth Initiative (CGSGI), the Skoll Foundation, Fundación Avina, and Fair Trade USA recently hosted a daylong event aimed at making global supply chains more sustainable.  President Bill Clinton joined thirty-seven leaders from the business, farming, academic, NGO and philanthropic communities to address key challenges around global poverty and environmental degradation, market failures and growing economic disparity.
01/23/2013

Findings Lay Foundation for Greater Transparency and Impact in Apparel Sector

OAKLAND, Calif. (January 23, 2013) Fair Trade USA's Multi-Stakeholder Group (MSG) for apparel today released a report on the recently completed Fair Trade Certified™ apparel pilot program.
01/09/2013
Labor Link--a service that lets companies anonymously survey factory workers at their suppliers--hopes to make working conditions in the developing world more transparent Six billion people--many of them in developing countries--have mobile phones.
01/03/2013
As Americans renew their New Year's Resolutions to eat healthy and lose weight, Lily's stevia-sweetened chocolate offers a delicious, guilt-free, 25 percent fewer calories solution.
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