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The Ruble reminds us - our supply chains do not operate in a vacuum

This week has not been a good for the Russian currency, as it has dropped close to 20% versus the US Dollar. Some analyst fear that the Putin and Russia will default on their debt and this might throw the global economy into a tail spin. 431 more words

Current Events

Growing the local food movement

When people mention words to us, our minds conjure up pictures based on our expectations. We can’t help this, its just what happens. However, what we can do is challenge the perception our mind comes up with. 727 more words

Supply Chain

Unilever, Cargill push to green their palm oil chain

Soon after he became CEO of Cargill last year, David MacLennan began casting around for ways he might build on the company’s decade-long effort to combat deforestation from soy production in Brazil. 1,863 more words

International

Panera takes another step toward ethical meat practices

Panera Bread offered an update on its food policy on Wednesday, saying it has taken big steps toward reducing the use of antibiotics and confinement of animals in its supply chain. 590 more words

Leadership

SustainTALKS -Join the Dots

SustainTALKS -Join the Dots.

The People’s Parliament, a discussion series which aims to liven up political debate on a range of issues in the run up to the election, recently hosted the… 810 more words

Gifts with Stories

If you’ve been anywhere near our social media lately, you’ve probably heard about our Natural Reserve Series bottles. There are a lot of exciting things to tell about these coffees, and we had a great time profiling them and workshopping how to present them. 573 more words

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