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    Solidaridad factory shares experiences on sustainability at international CSR forum

    02 July 2015

    Solidaridad's partner Hangzhou Samsung Down Products was invited to the panel discussion at the 12th Sino-European CSR Roundtable Forum held in Beijing in June to share its experiences and lessons learned for responsible and sustainable supply chains.
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    Studies show sustainability improvements with minimal investments

    21 June 2015

    An evaluation of about 250 sustainability improvement measures across 16 textile mills in China indicates that small investments can achieve big impacts.
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    Good agricultural practices gain traction in Colombia

    20 June 2015

    In May, after in-depth work in understanding and implementing sustainable practices, and thanks to the commitment of the Farmer Support Programme (FSP), Indupalma became the second RSPO-certified company in Colombia, after Daabon. This achievement has motivated other companies from the palm oil sector to continue supporting Colombia in becoming a leader for sustainable agriculture.
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    Higher productivity creates opportunities for investments

    15 June 2015

    Dutch Ministers Ploumen and Schultz visited DBL today, an exemplary Bengal textile factory that participates in the Bangladesh Water Partnership for Cleaner Textile (PaCT). DBL demonstrates the business case of how initial investment in environmental improvements pays off by saving on resource costs.
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    Partnerships that matter: Solidaridad Network 2014 Annual Report online

    15 June 2015

    The leaders of leading companies no longer talk about corporate responsibility as a side issue for their CSR departments. Some, for example Unilever and H&M, are now applying the huge resources of their businesses – the brands, the global presence and the creativity of their employees – to actively engage with our agenda around the world.
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    Ruchi Soya inks deal with Solidaridad to scale up sustainable production in India

    05 June 2015

    Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte witnessed the signing of an agreement worth €4.5 million that is intended to reduce India's dependence on imports and save on foreign exchange.
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    Let “The True Cost” be a warning to laggards

    29 May 2015

    Tonight, the Solidaridad team watched the new documentary “The True Cost” with much interest. It provided an insider’s look at the world behind the clothing industry, which greatly contributes to the public’s awareness of the enormous problems facing the sector.
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    Exhibition offers intimate look at life of sugarcane cutters

    26 May 2015

    Thousands of sugarcane cutters in Central America are affected by Chronic Kidney Disease (CKDnT). Recent scientific advances indicate that the disease is linked to their labour circumstances. Solidaridad and La Isla Foundation are working with a broad range of cutting-edge organizations to develop, validate and disseminate the use of better labour practices.
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    Powerful players join forces for soy sustainability

    30 April 2015

    The world’s largest importers of soy have now come together to ensure sustainable production practices in the main soy-producing countries around the globe.
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    Online seafood portal facilitates sustainable seafood trade

    21 April 2015

    Solidaridad and Wageningen University & Research Centre (Wageningen UR) launch the Seafood Trade Intelligence Portal at the Global Seafood Expo in Brussels on 21 April 2015.
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