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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. The company's new goals - now including the Cadbury and LU businesses acquired since 2007 -build upon previous success around energy, carbon dioxide, water, waste and packaging reductions. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090420/KRAFTLOGO) For the 2010-2015 timeframe, Kraft Foods has added transportation and...

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...

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. During the event, the Rainforest Alliance will recognize the achievements made by conservationists,...

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. The environmental group's 20th annual dinner and award ceremony May 11 in New York City will...

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. Pionite customers now have the capability of producing certified products from the full complement of Pionite laminates without the need for a minor component derogation. Full FSC certification is another measure of Pionite's high environmental standards. As the company grows,...

2011-04-07 14:18:00

SHELTON, Conn., April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nevamar® Decorative Surfaces' products are now available with full Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification upon request at no extra cost. Nevamar customers now have the capability of producing certified products from the full complement of Nevamar laminates without the need for a minor component derogation. Full FSC certification is another measure of Nevamar's high environmental standards. As the company grows, this...

2011-04-04 11:27:00

CINCINNATI, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chiquita Brands (NYSE: CQB) today unveiled the Nogal Collection exclusively at the Chiquita online store at www.ChiquitaStore.com. The Nogal Collection debuts recycled products produced by all-female microbusiness - Manos Creativas ("Creative Hands") - in Costa Rica, part of a Chiquita-supported corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiative to develop independent sources of revenue in the communities near the Nogal Nature and Community Project....

2011-04-02 00:00:28

The Made in USA Brand Certification Mark became registered with the United States Patent and Trademark Office on December 14, 2010. This is big news to United States businesses and consumers. It comes at a time when American jobs and manufacturing are hot topics in the news around the dinner table and in Washington, D.C. The Made in USA Brand Certification Mark is available for any U.S. business that meets the accreditation standards found at http://www.madeintheusabrand.com/form/ Columbus,...

2011-03-02 09:10:00

TICKER SYMBOL UFS (NYSE, TSX) New Brand Will Feature Rainforest Alliance Certified Seal,Part of a Growing Push to Promote Forest Conservation, Environmentally Responsible Paper MONTREAL, March 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - To help promote forest conservation and environmental responsibility, Staples will launch a new brand of paper supplied by Domtar Corporation (TSX: UFS) (NYSE: UFS) marking the first time the office products company's brand of paper carries the Rainforest Alliance...

2011-01-10 06:00:00

UTRECHT, The Netherlands, January 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sara Lee Corp. (NYSE: SLE) announced today a new five-year initiative to boost its sustainable commodity program. In the past five years Sara Lee has become the world's largest buyer of UTZ CERTIFIED Good Inside(R) coffee thanks to cumulative purchases of more than 110 million kilos of the commodity. Today the company committed to more than triple that amount in the next five years and purchase at least 350 million kilos...


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