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Walmart steps up certification of responsible sourcing of seafood - news

By Brian Collett — Walmart, which has more than 11,000 stores globally and is the world’s largest company by revenue, has announced it aims to eliminate forced and child labour and...

Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil Europe conference Europe highlights partnerships - news

By Brian Collett — The importance of strength in numbers in encouraging responsible practice was emphasised by the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil at its Europe conference.  ...

Global apparel industry takes steps toward better performance - news

By Brian Collett — The global apparel industry is making changes to promote better practices.   A pact to improve garment factory working conditions worldwide has been signed...

Subway signs on to responsible tuna sourcing - news

By Brian Collett — Subway, regarded as the world’s largest fast food company, has joined the global organisation that promotes responsible tuna fishing.    The...

Grocery chains innovate to reduce food waste - news

By Brian Collett - Tesco, Britain’s biggest supermarket group, has become the latest retailer to offer leftover food from its stores to charity. Its aim is that by the end of next year,...

Shine like a diamond - news

Renowned jewellery retailer Tiffany is looking to drive meaningful change and lead in sustainable luxury. Anisa Kamadoli Costa , chief sustainability officer, tells Laura Klepacki how...

Restaurants urged to serve more sustainable seafood - news

More than half Britain’s large restaurant chains are reported to be serving fish and seafood from overfished areas or to be hiding their origins. They are said to be offering species...

Amnesty warns over abuses in diamond supply chain - news

The Central African Republic’s (CAR) biggest traders have purchased diamonds worth several million dollars without properly investigating whether they financed armed groups, Amnesty...

Unilever accelerates sustainable packaging target for 2015 - news

Magnum and Walls ice cream maker Unilever has brought its sustainable paper and board packaging use target forward. The multinational FMCG giant will now source all of its paper and board...

Reform that would be worth its weight in gold - news

As the Three Wise Men didn’t arrive until 6th January, I think it’s perfectly acceptable to keep a quasi festive theme in this issue, the first edition of 2015 (particularly as I am...

Kellogg announces new goals to reduce energy, water and waste - news

Cornflakes-maker Kellogg is to responsibly source its top 10 ingredients and materials by 2020, and validate compliance across all direct suppliers by 2015. The move is part of a new tranche of...

Responsible sourcing unearths unseen benefits - news

By Jon Woodhead, Head of UK Sustainability, DNV GL – Business Assurance As expectations grow on companies to take responsibility for sustainability-related issues beyond that of...

Campaigners criticise 'weak' EU safeguards against conflict minerals - news

A law proposed by the European Commission on responsible sourcing of minerals is not strong enough to prevent European companies from effectively financing conflict or human rights abuses,...

BMS market takes first step with FTSE4Good - news

The market for breast milk substitutes is a highly contentious ethical area, especially for investors. The FTSE4Good criteria for the category – launched last year – is an attempt...

Barcardi to ramp up responsible drinking efforts - news

The world’s largest privately owned drinks company, Bacardi Limited, has announced plans to strengthen and expand its responsible drinking and responsible marketing efforts globally....

Looking good on more than paper - news

$21bn paper product and nappy maker Kimberly-Clark began setting five year sustainability goals in 1994. The latest, Sustainability 2015, is a 10-point agenda that ranges from social programmes...

P&G reports absolute reductions in waste, water, CO2 and energy - news

Consumer products giant Procter & Gamble has reported making significant progress in meeting its sustainability in its 15th sustainability report. Len Sauers, vp of sustainability at...

Levi Strauss makes strides in sustainable fashion - news

Jeans giant Levi Strauss & Co. has debuted the Dockers Wellthread process for responsible sourcing at the company’s new innovation lab in San Francisco. The ground-breaking approach...

Oxfam calls for food companies to ensure responsible sourcing - news

Some of the biggest names in the food and drink industry are not doing enough to stop poor people from being forced from their land to make way to grow crops, according to a new report from...

Cohen joins UL Responsible Sourcing - news

UL Responsible Sourcing, a global provider of corporate responsibility auditing and ethical sourcing consulting services, this month announced that Dennis Cohen has joined the company as vice...

US fairtrade body opts for volume over standards - news

The US branch of the world fairtrade organisation has split from its parent body as part of an effort to increase its influence by relaxing standards. Fair Trade USA broke with Fairtrade...

Motorola pilots conflict-free supply in Congo - news

One of the world’s largest telecommunications groups has announced a project to source conflict-free materials from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Motorola’s pilot...

New regime aims to block conflict minerals by 2012 - news

A system has been introduced by the electronics industry to ensure that minerals sourced from conflict zones no longer find their way into devices such as mobile phones. The voluntary...

inbrief - news

STR Responsible Sourcing has become the first business accredited by the Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC) to audit companies against its certification system. STR, which has auditors in 30...

Nestle bows to pressure on rainforest products - news

Nestle is to stop using products from sources that contribute to rainforest destruction, after a campaign against its use of palm oil linked to deforestation. The food giant will identify...

inbrief - news

An ethical sourcing consultancy has created an international online referencing service for labour laws and employment standards. US-based STR Responsible Sourcing will provide full-text English...

inbrief - news

British consultancy csrnetwork has teamed up with the media agency Naked Communications to offer companies a new advisory service on communicating their corporate policies and programmes....

inbrief - news

Frank Pronk has become director of the Amsterdam-based ethical coffee certification body UTZ Certified. Pronk moves from the Dutch consultancy Kern Konsult, where he was director, and replaces...

sustainability goals set for government spending - news

Corporate responsibility is set to receive a significant boost in the UK as the result of a government-commissioned inquiry urging ministers to introduce a sustainable procurement plan covering...

inbrief - news

Sainsbury is building a corporate social responsibility web site that will be launched in mid-June with links to its main web site. The UK food retailer already runs a site that...

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TwentyFifty Ltd - directory

twentyfifty builds the capacity of companies to understand and address their impacts and lead change that serves both business and society.  We have over a decades experience of business...

Cigna Releases Fourth Annual Cigna Connects Corporate Responsibility Report - reports

With the release today of its 2016 Cigna Connects Corporate Responsibility Report, global health service leader Cigna (NYSE:CI) shares the specific initiatives through which the company applies...

Innovating for Balance People - Planet - Profit - reports

Innovating for Balance  covers sustainability management, responsible sourcing, efficient production with environmental key performance indicators, Lenzing’s innovations, key...

Nestlé in the U.S. Releases 2016 Creating Shared Value Report - reports

Nestlé in the U.S.’s 2016 Creating Shared Value Report highlights the company’s efforts and achievements in nutrition, health and wellness; environmental sustainability; rural...

Marshalls plc: 7th Annual UNGC Communications on Progress Report - reports

Marshalls is the UK’s leading hard landscaping manufacturer supplying superior natural stone and innovative concrete products to the construction, home improvement and...

Kellogg Company Listens to Consumers, Helps Farmers, Relieves Hunger as Highlighted in New Report - reports

In honor of World Environment Day on June 5, Kellogg Company is pleased to share its ninth annual Global Corporate Responsibility Report, now available online at www.KelloggCompany.com. As a...

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Publishes 2015 Citizenship Report - reports

This week Microsoft published its 2015 Citizenship Report, which covers the company’s commitments to ethical business conduct and governance, its people, empowering communities, human...

Help us Reimagine Responsible Sourcing in Hong Kong (October 20) and London (November 12) - reports

Join Responsible Sourcing leaders at the ELEVATE Leadership Series to help envision the future of responsible sourcing. The 2015 Leadership Series, Reimagining Responsible Sourcing, will provide...

M&S publishes its first update on Plan A 2020 and how it creates sustainable value - reports

The 2015 M&S Plan A Report is the international retailer’s first update on its Plan A 2020 targets launched last year.

Leading corporate responsibility in a global marketplace - reports

Alliance Boots is a leading international pharmacy-led health and beauty group delivering a range of products and services to customers. Working in close partnership with manufacturers and...

New Webinar Series on Responsible Sourcing & Value Chain - reports

SGS invites you to the Responsible Sourcing & Value Chain Webinar Series.

BSCI’s 2013 Annual Report: A Decade of Progress Towards Better Working Conditions in Global Supply Chains - reports

The Business Social Compliance Initiative (BSCI) has launched its 2013 Annual Report. The publication echoes the initiative’s 10-year anniversary highlighting its substantial efforts and...

Ericsson launches its Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility report 2013 - reports

Ericsson is the driving force behind the Networked Society - a world leader in communications technology and services. Ericsson’s long-term relationships with every major telecom operator...

BSCI's Annual Report 2012 - reports

Brussels, 4 July 2013. Today, the Business Social Compliance Initiative (BSCI) publishes its Annual Report 2012, highlighting the ongoing need for effective collaboration to raise the bar and...

Symantec Corporation Highlights 2012 Sustainability Progress - reports

Software company Symantec Corporation has outlined its sustainability progress for 2012

ELEVATE Leadership Series – Reimagining Responsible Sourcing - calendar

How can responsible sourcing help create adaptive supply chains and better risk management? What transitions are necessary to achieve this? Effective responsible sourcing requires long term,...

SGS Webinar: Value Chain Risk Management: Emerging Approaches to Global Risk Management in Sustainability - calendar

The objective of this one hour webinar is to guide organizations that seek to control and understand the ethical and risk-based issues in their value chain. We begin by defining why a value...

Creating a Value Chain Risk Management System to Safeguard Reputation - calendar

The objective of this one hour webinar is to guide organizations that seek to control and understand the ethical and risk-based issues in their value chain. We develop a risk based management...

"The Ruggie Principles" - The UN's Principles on Business & Human Rights - calendar

The objective of this one hour webinar is to consider the “Ruggie Principles” and how organizations are considering them in their implementation of good practice in sustainability...

Responsible Sourcing from Emerging Nations - Focus on Africa & Middle East - calendar

The objective of this one hour webinar is to consider the issues and risks in responsible sourcing practices across Africa and the Middle East. As organizations increase their scope of sourcing...

Latest Issues in Forced & Bonded Labour in the Workplace – and Risk to Corporate Reputation - calendar

The objective of this one hour webinar is to explore the contemporary issues around forced and bonded labour, and focus on key issues that relate to this treatment of labour and on migrant...

Responsible Sourcing: Taking Control of Your Supply Chain - calendar

OBJECTIVE The objective of this webinar (45-minute presentation / 15-minute Q&A) is to support organizations as they look to challenge their supply chains to be more sustainable. It will...

Key Issues in Responsible Sourcing - Migrant Labour - calendar

OBJECTIVE The objective of this webinar (45-minute presentation / 15-minute Q&A) is to support organizations as they look to challenge their supply chains to be more sustainable. It...

Webinar - Responsible Sourcing In Higher Risk Countries - calendar

RESPONSIBLE SOURCING IN HIGHER RISK COUNTRIES   PROTECTING YOUR REPUTATION THROUGH ACTIVE MANAGEMENT   February 13, 2014, Thursday   This...

Bacardi Limited publishes 2012 Corporate Responsibility Report - reports

BSCI publishes its 2010 annual report - reports

The Business Social Compliance Initiative (BSCI) an initiative of the Foreign Trade Association (FTA) published today its 2010 annual report, "Tackling the challenges of responsible sourcing"

Danske Bank Group publishes 2010 Corporate Responsibility Report - reports

The Danske Bank Group, the largest financial services provider in Denmark and one of the leading players in the Nordic region with more than five million retail customers, has published its...

Delhaize Group publishes 2008 CR Report - reports

The report details how Delhaize's new CSR strategy focuses on three main themes (products, people and planet) and five focus areas: food safety, health and wellness, associate development, energy...

A sustainable Olympic legacy for London - bestpractice

Promoting itself as the world’s first sustainable Olympics, the London Games organisers have had to think hard about their corporate partners, especially since 2012 will inevitably include...

Social Accountability International: 7th annual conference - calendar

Beyond Compliance: Innovative Strategies for Responsible Sourcing This one-day conference offers participants the opportunity to engage in learning and debate on corporate social responsibility...

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