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2011-06-29 22:18:00

US Delegation Promotes High Standards for Global Forest Products Marketplace KOTA KINABALU, Malaysia, June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With a broad delegation representing US interests, members of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) are meeting this week in Malaysia to negotiate standards that are applied to 350 million acres of certified forestland and 20,000 certified companies, including nearly 140 million acres and 4,800 companies in North America.

2011-06-14 05:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Shoppers seeking out ethically-sourced foods have two new tasty products to enjoy at Whole Foods Market®: EARTH University frozen pineapples and bananas. By purchasing these frozen fruits, shoppers will be supporting EARTH University, which is preparing young leaders in sustainable agriculture, ethical entrepreneurship and community development.

2011-06-09 12:20:00

Huatulco Becomes The First Destination in the World to Receive EarthCheck Gold Certification HUATULCO, Mexico, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The coastal paradise, Huatulco in southern Mexico, became the first destination in the world to receive EarthCheck's Gold certification, in yet another display of Mexico's sustainable tourism credentials.

2011-06-09 07:30:00

NEW ORLEANS, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Innova Market Insights reveals that new food products with an ethical or premium positioning are on the rise despite the difficult economic situation.

2011-05-25 08:00:00

CHICAGO, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chiquita Brands International (NYSE: CQB), a company known for its fresh and healthy food products, and Euro RSCG Worldwide PR, an agency known for its strategic positioning as a "Future Creator," jointly announced that their partnership thus far in launching Chiquita's new crushed-fruit snack has been extremely fruitful. The initiative - meant to acknowledge and reward women for doing good both by choosing Chiquita's healthy crushed-fruit snack and by...

2011-05-12 00:00:00

NORTHFIELD, Ill., May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kraft Foods (NYSE: KFT) today announced expanded sustainability goals and highlighted progress against its focus areas.

2011-05-11 11:32:00

NEW YORK, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mexico will be recognized by the Rainforest Alliance at their upcoming gala dinner and awards ceremony in New York on May 11 for its achievements of sustainable tourism in the Mayakoba region and forestry practices of the Mexican government. "We would like to congratulate Mayakoba Tourism Development and its three hotels for the recognition they have received from the Rainforest Alliance," said Gloria Guevara Manzo, the Secretary of Tourism for Mexico.

2011-05-11 10:30:00

NEW YORK, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In support of the Rainforest Alliance, an international Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) that seeks to promote worldwide social and environmental responsibility, Suzano Papel e Celulose is hosting a cocktail reception for attendees of the 2011 Rainforest Alliance Gala Dinner on May 11th at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City.

2011-05-05 13:40:00

May 11 Award Ceremony Honors Achievements in Sustainable Forestry, Agriculture, and Tourism and Climate Change TICKER SYMBOL (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) MONTREAL, May 5 /PRNewswire/ - Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) - Continuing its work with the Rainforest Alliance to help promote sustainability, Domtar announced today it will co-sponsor the Rainforest Alliance 2011 Annual Gala.

2011-04-07 14:23:00

SHELTON, Conn., April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- All Pionite® Decorative Surfaces' products are now available with full Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification upon request at no extra cost.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.