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4 March 2018

REI & Mountain Equipment Co-Op stop selling major outdoor brand with NRA ties

Author: Meagan Flynn, Washington Post

CamelBak water bottles, Bell bicycle helmets, Giro ski goggles — these products are all  owned by Vista Outdoor, which includes gun and ammo makers among its brands and has a strong connection to the National Rifle Association. And that’s part of the...

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16 January 2014

Theo: the small chocolate company taking big strides in the DRC

Author: Marc Gunther, The Guardian (UK)

One US chocolate company is pushing industry boundaries by supporting cacao farmers through sustainable sourcing in the Democratic Republic of the Congo…Seattle-based Theo sources cacao beans from war-torn eastern Congo and pays premium prices for...

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14 June 2010

Outdoor gear firms accused of 'disregarding environment'

Author: Bob Smith, grough.co.uk

Ethical Consumer magazine says that, despite having a healthy and wholesome image the outdoor gear industry is in reality heavily dependent upon oil-based chemicals for the production of everything from tents to walking jackets, the production of...

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1 June 2010

Fair Labor Compliance Manager [USA]

Author: REI

City: Kent; State: Washington......

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17 January 2008

Economist special report on corporate responsibility [subscription required]

Author: Daniel Franklin, Economist

Since there is so much CSR [Corporate Social Responsibility] about, you might think big companies would by now be getting rather good at it. A few are, but most are struggling...This special report will look in detail at how companies are implementing...

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1 January 2007

[PDF] Who’s Going “Carbon Neutral”?: A Compilation by Business for Social Responsibility

Author: Business for Social Responsibility

Who’s going carbon neutral?...[W]e have been surprised at the distinct lack of basic resources on carbon neutrality trends, and have therefore taken the step of compiling a list of the most prominent carbon neutral claims, at the company and project...

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