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Roma Boots: Taking Steps to Grow Their Business & Help Children

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Next week is National Small Business Week, and PayPal is excited to celebrate the millions of inspiring small businesses we work with globally. We’re interviewing small businesses to find out what inspired them to start their business, the challenges they have faced, and the advice they have for other aspiring business owners. We sat down with Samuel Bistrian, the founder and CEO, and Beatrice Pitocco, the Vice President of Sales and Marketing, of Roma Boots.
 

Athletes, Leaders Personify Fair Trade in Portrait Series

By Tony Bravo, San Francisco Chronicle
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Article by San Francisco Chronicle 

Oakland’s Fair Trade USA and apparel partners Patagonia, Outerknown, Obey, Athleta and Prana have collaborated on a photo project featuring portraits of company leaders and athletes associated with the brands...

Kelly Slater, Shepard Fairey Featured in Fair Trade USA’s ‘We Wear Fair Trade’ Campaign

The surfer and Outerknown founder; the artist; ceos of Patagonia and Athleta and more star in Fair Trade USA's "We Wear Fair Trade'' campaign
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Article by WWD

To mark the anniversary of the Rana Plaza Factory Collapse, Fair Trade USA will launch a digital photo campaign called “We Wear Fair Trade” with its apparel partners Patagonia, Outerknown, Obey, Athleta and Prana, on Fashion Revolution Day, April 24.

The trade group, which provides the Fair Trade mark to products that adhere to a strict checklist of sustainable and ethical labor practices...

Sodexo Challenges Industry & Businesses to Take a Global Approach to Preventing and Eliminating Food Waste

Sodexo Group aims to ensure 100% of its sites have implemented waste management programs and actions to prevent and reduce food surplus and waste by 2025
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 25, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Sodexo, the world leader in Quality of Life Services, and a founding member of the International Coalition for Food Waste, is an industry leader in preventing, reducing and eliminating food waste, which accounts for $940 billion in economic losses annually.

Celebrating Sustainability at Kimberly-Clark

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On Saturday, April 22, millions of people across the globe celebrated Earth Day to demonstrate their commitment to sustainability. At Kimberly-Clark, it’s also a day to reflect on Kimberly-Clark’s sustainability achievements and where we’re going in the future.

Of course, sustainability has come a long way since Kimberly-Clark was formed in 1872! Throughout our history, we’ve continuously improved how we operate and embed sustainable practices into our business.

Patagonia, Outerknown, Prana, and More to Participate in New Fair Trade USA Campaign

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Article from GRINDTV

In an effort to mark the anniversary of the Rana Plaza Factory collapse, WWD reports that Fair Trade USA has gathered notable influencers and figures from...

 

Read more at GRINDTV

A Surround Sound Approach to Sustainable Fashion: Four Years After the Rana Plaza Factory Collapse

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Today marks the beginning of Fashion Revolution Week remembering the Rana Plaza factory collapse, which many deem the deadliest disaster in the history of the garment industry. The tragedy, which took place on April 24, 2013, brought the fashion industry’s supply chain issues to light and sparked a global conversation between companies, consumers and workers.

Olam International Combines Financial and Sustainability Reporting to Highlight Importance of Creating Holistic Value

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Olam International has merged its Annual Report with its Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report for the first time, reflecting the interdependence of economic, social and environmental performance for the global agri-business and the importance of creating value across all three fronts.

Cisco Opens New Solar Facility to Power San Jose Campus

by Catherine Paquette, Business Analyst, Global Energy Management and Sustainability (GEMS)
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Today, I attended the opening of Cisco’s new solar energy facility in Blythe, California. This facility, built by NRG Energy, Inc., will generate renewable power for use at our San Jose headquarters.

Why We Wear Fair Trade

Today and Every Day
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What we wear matters. When we wear it matters too.

This Fashion Revolution Day, on the anniversary of the Rana Plaza garment factory tragedy, We Wear Fair Trade to join a global conversation about the people who make our clothes. We also wear Fair Trade to highlight the movers and shakers of the fashion industry--the thought leaders, CEOs, designers and athletes--who are working hard to do things differently.

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