Supply Chain / Logistics
Patagonia Now Guarantees Every Shell Uses Recycled Material, Fair Trade Sewing   
(Wednesday - October 09, 2019) Associated Profiles : TransFair USA
Source: GearJunkie - Calling it a ‘first in the industry,’ Patagonia announced that every one of its waterproof shells, from lifestyle to alpine, now has recycled face fabrics and Fair Trade Certified sewing.
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Britain preparing to 'take back control' at WTO: Minister   
(Wednesday - October 09, 2019) Associated Profiles : World Trade Organization
Source: Channel NewsAsia Singapore - GENEVA: Britain is looking forward to "taking back control" of its trade policy after it exits the European Union later this month, a government minister told the World Trade Organization on Wednesday (Oct 9). Speaking at a WTO...
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Obscure trade fight threatens to ding French wines, Italian cheese   
(Wednesday - October 09, 2019) Associated Profiles : World Trade Organization
Source: Washington Times - The World Trade Organization green-lighted the tariffs after 15 years of litigation over European Union subsidies to Airbus. The U.S. said the subsidies were illegal and harmed American companies such as Boeing. The WTO agreed...
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U.K.’s ‘no deal’ Brexit readiness report puts onus on businesses   
(Wednesday - October 09, 2019) Associated Profiles : World Trade Organization
Source: Compliance Week - In the immediate aftermath, the United Kingdom and the European Union would instead trade with each other on World Trade Organization (WTO) terms and customs duties would apply on both imports and exports. The U.K. government has...
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Stretching the rules will not save global trade   
(Wednesday - October 09, 2019) Associated Profiles : World Trade Organization
Source: The Financial Times - In response to the US’s imposition of tariffs on steel and aluminium imports in the name of national security, the EU and Canada have challenged the measures at the World Trade Organization. But instead of waiting for a...
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Matteo Renzi threatens to sue Trump’s ex-campaign aide   
(Tuesday - October 08, 2019) Associated Profiles : Verité
Source: POLITICO - Papadopoulos, in an interview earlier on Friday with Italian publication La Verita, claimed that Renzi was ordered by former President Barack Obama to “strike a low blow” against Trump during the 2016 election....
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U.S. Using Trade Deals to Shield Tech Giants From Foreign Regulators   
(Tuesday - October 08, 2019) Associated Profiles : World Trade Organization
Source: New York Times - American negotiators have proposed including the language in other prospective deals, including with the European Union, Britain and members of the World Trade Organization. The administration’s push is the latest salvo in...
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West Elm, A Fair Trade Pioneer, Falls Short Of 2020 Sustainability Goal   
(Tuesday - October 08, 2019) Associated Profiles : TransFair USA
Source: Forbes - West Elm wanted 40% of its products to be Fair Trade certified by 2020. It has a long way to go. LightRocket via Getty Images West Elm, one among the flood of retailers that have rushed to set ambitious sustainability goals in...
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Global Economic Brief: Trade War Turns to Europe   
(Tuesday - October 08, 2019) Associated Profiles : World Trade Organization
Source: Wall Street Journal - In the wake of last week’s World Trade Organization (WTO) ruling that the U.S. can impose tariffs on the European Union (EU) worth $7.5 billion for providing export subsidies to Airbus, the U.S. administration swiftly...
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Welcome aboard Trump's never-ending booze tariff merry-go-round   
(Tuesday - October 08, 2019) Associated Profiles : World Trade Organization
Source: Washington Examiner - Now the World Trade Organization authorized the United States to impose up to $7.5 billion in tariffs on a bevy of European exports, including Irish and Scotch whiskeys as well as wine from several European countries. While...
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