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SA8000® Approved by Dutch Sustainable Public Procurement

SA8000® is the first US based initiative to be integrated into the social criteria for public procurement
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SAI is pleased to announce that the SA8000® standard is part of the Dutch Government's social criteria program for sustainable public procurement. SAI is one of six approved initiatives.

Recyclebank Recognized With Three Industry Awards for Innovation in Sustainability

World Technology Awards, Katerva Awards and AlwaysOn GoingGreen Global 200 laud company’s unique green business model and commitment to environmental impact
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) New York, NY - October 4, 2011 - Recyclebank®, the company that rewards people for taking everyday green actions with discounts and deals from local and national businesses, today announced recognition from three prestigious award programs.

Social Accountability International's Newsletter - September 2011

The latest news and events on CSR and supply chain management from Social Accountability International
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SAI's newsletter is a monthly online publication, covering the latest news from SAI including CSR and supply chain management insight from the field, SAI program updates from around the world, Social Fingerprint®, SA8000® certification statistics, upcoming events and training seminars, job opportunities, and more. The newsletter aims to provide readers with a glimpse into the impact of our mission, and its multi-stakeholder approach to achieving decent workplaces around the world.

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SAI's newsletter is a monthly online publication, covering the latest news from SAI including CSR and supply chain management insight from the field, SAI program updates from around the world, Social Fingerprint®, SA8000® certification statistics, upcoming events and training seminars, job opportunities, and more. The newsletter aims to provide readers with a glimpse into the impact of our mission, and its multi-stakeholder approach to achieving decent workplaces around the world.

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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!

When CEO Lack of Foresight Hurts Financial Performance

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) October 4, 2011 - CEO tenure over the last 20 years has reduced by more than 50 percent. So it should come as no surprise that short-term focus is undermining companies' long-term performance and stakeholder relationships.   

Companies Partner for Progress

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Sometimes it requires a fresh perspective, expert insight or creative spark to meet ambitious sustainability goals or tackle material issues. That’s why many companies today are embracing corporate responsibility and enlisting some interesting allies along the way.

Creating Business Sustainability Value through Enhanced Collaboration

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Sustainability has been described as a continuous improvement process  that challenges business and individuals to balance personal needs with the shifting expectations of their stakeholders.  This balance can be demonstrated by a common rise in eco awareness, innovation, technological advancement, or mutually beneficial proactive change.

Multiple Facets of Business Sustainability Leadership

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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As we have discussed in previous posts, the business environment of today presents a unique opportunity to increase company returns through a more proactive and responsive business model. Our sustainability consulting practice advises clients to look to the leading edge of every business function for best practices and opportunities.

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