December 5, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Fair Trade USA, the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in North America, today announced that Michael Besancon, former Senior Global Vice President of Purchasing, Communications and Distribution for Whole Foods Market, has been elected to the nonprofit organization’s Board of Directors.
There are few issues of greater importance to humanity than the health of the world's oceans. Covering just over 70% of the Earth's surface, oceans are the most significant geological feature on the planet. According to the UN, over 200 million people are completely dependent on fishing as a source of livelihood and nourishment. Therefore, the Food and Agriculture Organization's estimate that "…over 70% of the world's fish species are either fully exploited or depleted." is nothing short of alarming. Although many
a day of considering the health of our world at Numi Tea Garden and Clif Bar Headquarters
Be Green Packaging's CEO, Ron Blitzer, proudly attended The Organic Center's 5th Annual Bay Area Celebration September 12th 2009. Be Green Packaging was also a Silver Sponsor of the event along with Whole Foods Market. The day's events were held at the Numi Tea Garden in Oakland, CA and the Clif Bar headquarters in Berkeley, CA.