The launch of Fair Trade USA Certified yellow fin tuna provides a solution that addresses both social and environmental responsibility in global fishing communities.
Click here to learn more about how your seafood purchasing decisions impact the livelihoods of other people and regions or visit the Safeway CSR site for more information about Safeway's seafood purchasing goals.
Tuna is the second most popular seafood in the United States, yet for most Americans, it’s a non-descript protein puck that inevitably gets mixed with mayonnaise and celery. Maybe the tuna in that can came from the Philippines, or Micronesia? Perhaps it was caught by a Japanese vessel and transferred to a processing plant in Thailand before making its way to your local supermarket. Maybe it was hooked on a longline or scooped up in a purse seine? Who knows?
This post was written by guest blogger Emma Reid, marketing manager for Cisco’s Social Innovation Group, Asia-Pacific region
Countries across the Asia Pacific region are facing a broad range of social challenges. Unemployment, widening gaps between rich and poor, urbanisation, insufficient access to quality healthcare and education, to name a few.
PT Freeport-Indonesia’s Partnership Fund for Community Development (LPMAK) built and donated an entire school building to the town of Kaokanao in Mimika Regency in Papua, Indonesia.
The Partnership Fund collaborated with the Mimika Regency Education and Culture Office in the development of the school building. The school building consists of seven classrooms, a library and a teacher’s lounge.
ConnectEd students had the opportunity to meet with high-level Alcatel-Lucent employees in Indonesia during a visit to the corporate office in Jakarta. Employees and volunteers shared their personal journeys, career goals, and professional success.
Nana was enthusiastic, but not prepared to teach a classroom of students in Indonesia until he was trained by ConnectEd. He learned to confront everyday challenges, design and manage curricula, and lead a class. His improvements have benefited his students’ learning.
September 23, 2014 /3BL Media/ - PT Freeport Indonesia, a Freeport-McMoRan company, has sponsored a coffee farmer collective in Papua, Indonesia since 2000. For 14 years Amungme Gold coffee has been farmed and processed by indigenous Amungme farmers under the guidance of Freeport’s entrepreneur business program to meet growing demand from consumers.
The Amungme Gold Cooperative has 109 coffee farmers working on coffee plantations spread over an area of 42 hectares located in four high plains communities near the PT Freeport Indonesia operations.
August 26, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The natural resources that Freeport-McMoRan produces are essential to the world's economies. As population growth and urbanization continue to accelerate, Freeport-McMoRan’s products are critical to a rising standard of living on a global scale. The foundation of Freeport-McMoRan’s plans for production growth and resource expansions includes their commitment to join with stakeholders in working toward sustainable development.
Project Undertaken Off the Coast of Southern Indonesian Island Using Innovative Systems Developed by Mars, Incorporated Associates to Provide Food Security for Local People
June 6, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Today, Mars, Incorporated is announcing the completion of an extensive coral reef rehabilitation – the latest example of how it supports the communities in which it operates. The privately-owned company has also announced a new marine protected area in the same site, off the island of Pulau Badi in Southern Indonesia, which is 20 kilometers from Makassar, South Sulawesi, where Mars has a cocoa processing factory.