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2014-09-15 12:22:31

TICKER SYMBOL (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) MONTREAL, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - This week, Domtar will be joining businesses around the globe to participate in the Rainforest Alliance's fourth annual Follow the Frog Week. Domtar is a commercial partner of the Rainforest Alliance's Follow the Frog campaign, which encourages consumers to seek products that come from responsibly managed forests that benefit communities, wildlife and the environment. (Photo:...

2014-08-28 12:23:17

LAWSUIT ALLEGES DECEPTIVE MARKETING PRACTICES, POOR ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP, HARM TO RESIDENTS NEAR LARGE GUATEMALA BANANA PLANTATION SEATTLE, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Consumer Protection Act lawsuit has been filed against Chiquita Brands International (CQB), alleging unfair and deceptive marketing practices. The lawsuit, filed by Seattle based Water and Sanitation Health (WASH) (Federal District Court Case number: 2:14-CV-00010-RAJ) claims that Chiquita "advertises that...

2014-08-27 12:32:08

CHF 500 million overall investment, with CHF 15 million to develop AAA coffee growing programs in Africa MILAN, August 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the occasion of the second annual meeting of the Nespresso Sustainability Advisory Board, Jean-Marc Duvoisin, CEO of Nestle Nespresso, set out an ambitious strategy to accelerate the company's sustainability focus and introduce several major new initiatives that will create significant benefits for the business, society and the...

2014-06-23 12:31:26

"A better coffee for a better world" La Prep is one of Canada's first franchises to commit to offering 100% Rainforest Alliance Certified(TM) coffee MONTREAL, June 23, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - La Prep, a Montréal based and independently owned international quick-service restaurant franchise announced that they have changed their entire coffee offering to be 100% sourced from Rainforest Alliance Certified(TM) farms. La Prep has invested in a high quality coffee, sustainably grown to...

2014-05-07 08:24:48

NAZARETH, Pa., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Rainforest Alliance will honor C.F. Martin & Co. with the Sustainable Standard-Setter Award at their annual gala this evening, May 7th at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. The dinner and awards ceremony recognizes industry champions who prioritize environmental sustainability. Martin Guitar CEO & Chairman Chris Martin IV will be on hand to accept the award. "C.F. Martin & Co. is dedicated to...

2013-10-24 23:03:18

College students encouraged to create environmentally sustainable innovations in competition for grant. Indie rockers Grouplove headline accompanying concert tour. Portland, ME (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 In conjunction with their 12th Campus Consciousness Tour (CCT), environmental non-profit REVERB is launching a $10,000 grant challenge to empower college students to create environmental innovations. Fall 2013 headliner Grouplove will serve on the judging panel of what is being dubbed the...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
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