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Electronics Components Distributors Save on Conflict Minerals Compliance Costs With Product Filtering

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The goal of filtering is to reduce the effort required for compliance by only querying suppliers whose products are in scope. For companies, particularly electronics components distributors, with thousands of products that need to be considered, effective filtering can help reduce the compliance burden and the number of data collection inquiries passed up the supply chain. However, the desire for minimizing the work required to comply must be balanced with risk management.

Sodexo recognized at World Economic Forum in Davos for its corporate sustainability practices

Quality of Life Services leader earns top rank in its sector with three impressive distinctions
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., January 30, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo’s commitment to sustainability has been recognized for efforts and results in social, environmental and economic performance at the World Economic Forum 2013 in Davos with three awards: Sector Leader, Gold Class, and Sector Mover.

Sodexo Recognized at World Economic Forum in Davos for its Sustainability Leadership

Sodexo’s commitment to sustainability has been recognized for efforts and results in social, environmental and economic performance at the World Economic Forum 2013 in Davos with three awards: Sector Leader 2013, Gold Class 2013, and Sector Mover 2013.
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Issy-les-Moulineaux, January 30, 2013 /3BL Media/– Sodexo's commitment to sustainability has been recognized for efforts and results in social, environmental and economic performance at the World Economic Forum 2013 in Davos with three awards: Sector Leader 2013, Gold Class 2013, and Sector Mover 2013.

The RobecoSAM Sustainability Yearbook is regarded as the world's most comprehensive publication on corporate sustainability performance. These three distinctions recognize Sodexo’s strong performance in social, economic and environmental practices.

Applications Now Open for Global Leaders To Engage with India’s Most Inspiring Social Entrepreneurs

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MUMBAI, INDIA, December 19, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Applications are now open for leading global executives, academics, and nonprofit leaders to travel to India this February to engage with some of the world’s most inspiring social entrepreneurs. From 22 February 2012—2 March 2012, this highly qualified group will travel to Bangalore, Chennai, and Pondicherry, meeting the founders and staff of social ventures; discussing, debating, and reflecting on pivotal issues; and taking part in vibrant cultural experiences.

Sodexo Announces Shift to Eggs from Cage-free Hens

Move to source all shelled eggs exclusively from cage-free hens by July 2014 supports Sodexo’s position on animal welfare
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(3BL Media) Gaithersburg, MD - August 30, 2012 – Sodexo Inc., the leading provider of Quality of Life Services in North America, today announced that by July 2014, all of the 39 million shelled eggs it purchases each year will be sourced from cage-free hens. It is a decision applauded by The Humane Society of the United States, which says the shift will improve the welfare of nearly 150,000 hens annually.

ReportAlert.info - Export Development Canada (EDC) Publishes Eighth Annual Report on Corporate Social Responsibility

The report illustrates that, even during uncertain economic times, an effective CSR program can make a company more resilient
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(3BL Media) July 11, 2012 - Canada’s Export Credit Agency Releases CSR Report

Chocolate That Feels As Good As It Tastes

Fair Trade Cocoa from Côte d’Ivoire
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When you buy chocolate made with Fair Trade Certified™ cocoa you are helping build schools and dig wells for safe drinking water.

Ben & Jerry’s Takes Fair Trade on Tour

The Campus Consciousness Tour Brings Ben & Jerry's and Janelle Monáe to Universities Across the Country
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Fair Trade Universities has joined forces with the Campus Consciousness Tour, Ben and Jerry’s, and Janelle Monáe to spread the word about Fair Trade.  From October 1 through October 22, Fair Trade Universities and the Campus Consciousness Tour will be stopping at 12 universities to educate students about Fair Trade and how they can make their campus a Fair Trade camp

A Cup a Day is the Sustainable Way

Fair Trade Tea Gardens in India Envision Sustainable Futures
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It can be easy to forget that small steps can make a big impact. Throughout Fair Trade Month, we are asking you to make Every Purchase Matter. We see the effect that Fair Trade purchases in the United States are having on small-scale farming communities around the world and we want our daily choices to support efforts to alleviate poverty and protect the environment. All of us need to contribute to this goal to make a sustainable impact. Two companies here in the U.S. and two tea estates in India, are doing exactly that.

Join Fair Trade USA supporters, partners and farmers as we raise a cup of Fair Trade Certified™ tea, to make every cup and Every Purchase Matter!

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It can be easy to forget that small steps can make a big impact. Throughout Fair Trade Month, we are asking you to make Every Purchase Matter. We see the effect that Fair Trade purchases in the United States are having on small-scale farming communities around the world and we want our daily choices to support efforts to alleviate poverty and protect the environment. All of us need to contribute to this goal to make a sustainable impact. Two companies here in the U.S. and two tea estates in India, are doing exactly that.

Join Fair Trade USA supporters, partners and farmers as we raise a cup of Fair Trade Certified™ tea, to make every cup and Every Purchase Matter!

Fair Trade USA and SCS Announce Joint Partnership to Offer High-Quality, Cost-Effective Fair Trade Certification

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Fair Trade USA, the leading nonprofit certifier of Fair Trade products in the United States, and Scientific Certification Systems (SCS), a globally-respected, independent third-party certification company, announced details of their new strategic partnership today

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Fair Trade USA, the leading nonprofit certifier of Fair Trade products in the United States, and Scientific Certification Systems (SCS), a globally-respected, independent third-party certification company, announced details of their new strategic partnership today

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