Tag: fair food standards council

Breaking: New Worker-driven Social Responsibility Network launches website!

[caption id="attachment_26787" align="aligncenter" width="600"] A screen grab from the Worker-driven Social Responsibility Network's new website provides a glimpse into the exciting new information and analysis clearinghouse on all things WSR.[/caption]Big news from the Worker-driven Social Responsibility front: New network of worker organizations and human rights groups dedicated to spreading WSR model launches communication work with beautiful new website...The nascent Worker-driven >> Read More

The enforcement imperative at the heart of Worker-driven Social Responsibility…

[caption id="attachment_23953" align="aligncenter" width="600"] A Fair Food Standards Council auditor interviews a worker at Participating Grower's farm earlier this year.[/caption]Worker-driven Social Responsibility (WSR) -- the emerging paradigm for the protection of fundamental human rights in corporate supply chains born of the uniquely successful experience of the Fair Food Program -- is founded on two distinct and equally important philosophical pillars: worker participation >> Read More

Got Milk with Dignity? Vermont’s Migrant Justice putting finishing touches on breakthrough dairy program…

[caption id="attachment_24323" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Representatives of the CIW, the Fair Food Standards Council and Migrant Justice meet to discuss the soon-to-be-launched Milk with Dignity Program in the Vermont dairy industry.[/caption]From Florida tomatoes to Vermont dairy, Worker-driven Social Responsibility in the spotlight at food systems summit...Last week, members of the CIW, Migrant Justice, and the Fair Food Standards Council came together for >> Read More

Building a future without violence in the fields…

[caption id="attachment_23057" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Supervisors at Pacific Tomato Growers participate in a newly-developed training on the prevention of domestic violence and sexual violence in the workplace. The training curriculum -- the only one of its kind -- is being developed jointly by representatives of the CIW, Pacific, the Fair Food Standards Council, VIDA Legal Assistance, and the national anti-violence organization, >> Read More
Video short: Aspen Institute puts Fair Food Program center stage…

Video short: Aspen Institute puts Fair Food Program center stage…

[hupso title="VIDEO: @AspenInstitute puts @FairFoodProgram center stage..." url="http://ciw-online.org/blog/2015/05/aspen/"]   "For the first time we as workers have a voice..." Last month, the Aspen Institute's Economic Opportunities Program held a public forum in Washington, DC, entitled "The Future of Worker Voice" with a distinguished panel of speakers.  Included on that panel were two representatives of the Fair Food Program, Cruz Salucio of the >> Read More

The sequel to “Food Chains” — Fair Food Standards Council Executive Director talks about “the story unfolding in the fields today”…

[hupso title="The sequel to @FoodChainsFilm: @FairFoodSC Exec Dir talks about story unfolding in the fields today" url="http://ciw-online.org/blog/2014/12/ffsc/"] Judge Laura Safer Espinoza: "It's a wonderful story.  It's the story of a new day, and it's a new day born of partnership." Judge Laura Safer Espinoza is not a person you will hear talking with the press or making many public speeches.  In fact, >> Read More
See the movie, speed the movement…

See the movie, speed the movement…

[hupso title="READ: See @FoodChainsFilm, speed the movement... @FairFoodProgram" url="http://ciw-online.org/blog/2014/11/food-chains-harvest/"]   The seminal CBS Reports documentary "Harvest of Shame" (the Youtube version of which is embedded here, above) first aired on the day after Thanksgiving, 1960.  In a time when the airwaves were dominated by only three networks, the Edward R. Murrow classic reached millions of Americans and shocked the nation, an >> Read More

Extra! Extra! Read all about it… The 2014 State of the Program Report is online now!

[hupso title="Extra! Extra! 2014 State of the @FairFoodProgram Report is online now!" url="http://ciw-online.org/blog/2014/11/sotp2014/"] 2013-2014 State of the Program Report can be downloaded as a web exclusive ahead of print release later this month... For all the Fair Food Activists, inquisitive journalists, and fans of cold hard facts and razor sharp analysis out there, the day has finally arrived -- the >> Read More

UN Global Compact write up on Fair Food Program a great read…

[hupso_hide][hupso title=".@UN cites #FairFoodProgram in supply chain sustainability index!" url="http://ciw-online.org/?p=17431"] [caption id="attachment_17440" align="aligncenter" width="523"] The entryway to the United Nations offices in Geneva.[/caption] Have you ever wanted the perfect one-pager on the Fair Food Program -- the document you could hand your local grocery store manager, your campus foodservice provider, your community or church social justice group, or just a >> Read More

First ever Fair Food Program Annual Report now online!

[hupso_hide][hupso title="First ever #FairFoodProgram Report now online!" url="http://ciw-online.org/?p=17259"] The report, issued by the Fair Food Standards Council (FFSC), offers unprecedented insight into the outcomes -- both the concrete advances and the continuing challenges -- from the first two harvest seasons under the oversight of the FFSC... As the Fair Food Program enters its third season in full effect in Florida's >> Read More