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Coffee in Crisis: How to Take Action

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"It is hard to believe that the price of coffee barely reaches $1 per pound. Producers are worried, disappointed and frustrated, because with this price, their hopes die.” — Rodolfo Penalba, general manager at COMSA, a cooperative of coffee farmers in Honduras

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"It is hard to believe that the price of coffee barely reaches $1 per pound. Producers are worried, disappointed and frustrated, because with this price, their hopes die.” — Rodolfo Penalba, general manager at COMSA, a cooperative of coffee farmers in Honduras

How Sappi Ensures Responsible Wood and Fiber Sourcing

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Responsible manufacturing begins with responsible sourcing. For the wood products industry, it is paramount that our natural resources are used wisely. In the US, a strong legal framework has shaped and upheld responsible forestry practices for generations. The Clean Water Act first established the requirement for best management practices (BMPs) in the 1970s. Forestry BMPs have been evaluated, tested, revised, and adapted over time by each state. Third-party certification standards have led to additional improvements and provide a scalable assurance mechanism for stakeholders.

MillerCoors and Global Water Center Achieve World Firsts in Water Stewardship

SCS Global Services independently confirms facilities’ conformance to AWS Standard
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EMERYVILLE, Calif., June 25, 2018 /3BL Media/ — SCS Global Services (SCS), a leading international third-party certifier of environmental claims, has certified that MillerCoors Milwaukee Brewery and the Global Water Center conform with the requirements of the Alliance for Water Stewardship International Water Stewardship Standard (AWS Standard), the first-ever comprehensive global standard for measuring responsible water stewardship across social, environmental and economic criteria.

SCS Certifies Manuelita, First Producer of Biodiesel Palm in Latin America to ISCC

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Manuelita achieved International Sustainability & Carbon Certification (ISCC), which validates their commitment to environmentally and socially responsible production of biofuels, as well as the supply of sustainable raw materials free from deforestation. SCS Global Services confirmed from its assessment in November 2017 that Manuelita demonstrated compliance with the ISCC requirements.

Albertsons Companies Partners With Trace Register to Elevate Seafood Traceability

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BOISE, Idaho and SEATTLE, Wash., March 6, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Albertsons Companies, the second-largest food and drug retailer in the United States, has selected Trace Register, a global leader in full supply chain seafood traceability, in a major step towards fulfilling its industry-leading Responsible Seafood Policy and Commitments.

Domtar Improves the Paper Trail, Providing Increased Supply Chain Transparency for Pulp and Paper Products

Updated site now includes environmental, social and economic impacts of company’s pulp products, in addition to over 40 paper offerings
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FORT MILL, S.C., March 6, 2017 /3BL Media/  Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) today announced improvements to its award-winning supply chain transparency tool, The Paper Trail® (www.domtarpapertrail.com), offering customers a deeper look into the company’s products and the people and places behind their manufacture. 

Gifts That Do Good: Your Fair Trade Holiday Gift Guide

When you’re shopping Fair Trade, finding a meaningful, personalized gift for everyone on your list can be easy.
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We put a lot of thought into finding the perfect holiday gifts, and as we all know, the very best ones come with great stories. With a Fair Trade gift, that’s exactly what you’ll find.

When you make a Fair Trade Certified purchase, you send a gesture of kindness to the farmers and workers who made it, the responsible companies who go the extra mile, and the planet we all share. So you're not just spreading holiday cheer—you're putting your gift to work, making a real, positive difference in many people's lives.

Houston, Texas Commits to Anti-Trafficking and Fair Trade

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HOUSTON, November 28th, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Fair Trade Campaigns is proud to announce Houston’s designation as the first Fair Trade Town in the state of Texas, the second largest Fair Trade Town in the United States. Houston is also the first major city to announce a zero tolerance human trafficking policy in city service contracts.

How to Cook with Fair Trade Ingredients This Holiday Season (Plus 6 Fair Trade Holiday Recipes!)

Fact: There's more Fair Trade Certified produce on store shelves during the holidays than any other time of the year
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If your holiday plans are anything like ours, let’s just say we’ll be going through our fair share of sugar, vanilla, spices, squash, and… oh, come to think of it, let's just make a grocery list. It’s the time of year for gathering around the table, and with more Fair Trade Certified produce on store shelves than any other time of the year (hint, hint!), it's the perfect time to extend our gratitude to farming families around the world.

Leaders in Responsible Forestry Recognized at Greenbuild

SCS Global Services Congratulates Award-Winning FSC® Certified Clients
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Leaders in Responsible Forestry Recognized at Greenbuild

SCS Global Services Congratulates Award-Winning FSC® Certified Clients

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