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Impact Investing

Factoring for Change

By Suzie Boss | May. 15, 2013
 

Food

Trading on Climate Change

By Corinna Wu | Nov. 14, 2012
 
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Socially Responsible Business

Leveling the Playing Field

US Federal subsidies encourage waste and incentivize unsustainable business practices.

By Jeffrey Hollender | 3 | Apr. 5, 2012
 

Economic Development

Is Fair Good Enough?

As Fair Trade USA changes its certification standards, a tempest is brewing among those in the coffee industry who see technology and transparency as the means to lift farmers out of poverty.

By Glenn Parrish | Dec. 16, 2011
 
SSIR blogger Paul Rice is the president and CEO of Fair Trade USA.

Socially Responsible Business

Fair Trade: A Model for Sustainable Development

Fair Trade is a viable vehicle for producers to strengthen their positions and take more control over their lives.

By Paul Rice | 8 | Jun. 23, 2011