Fyffes to Support Ireland’s First National Fitness Games

March 11, 2022 Fyffes

Irish banana distributors Fyffes has announced it is giving support to a weekend-long ‘festival of fitness’ scheduled to take place at the UCD Sports Campus from Friday, 22nd to Sunday, 24th April inclusive.

Fyffes Targets Gender-Based Violence On International Women’s Day

March 8, 2022 Fyffes

Fyffes has chosen to focus its European donations allocation on charities that support women facing gender-based violence, including domestic violence, ahead of this year’s International Women’s Day. The company has donated just under €30,000 to charities that support female victims of violence.

800 Dole Employees, Supporters From Four Countries Come Together for 21k La Ceiba Run to Raise Funds for Honduran Charities

March 4, 2022 Dole

On February 21, Standard Fruit de Honduras, a subsidiary of Dole Food Company, and Dole teammates in Honduras, Guatemala, United States, and Italy joined up for the 4th annual 21K La Ceiba fundraising run event in support of residents in La Ceiba, Honduras.

Fyffes Publishes Second Human Rights Impact Assessment and First Human Rights Report

March 3, 2022 Fyffes

Fyffes has published its second Human Rights Impact Assessment and first Human Rights report, covering the year 2021. The report outlines Fyffes Human Rights Due Diligence approach following the UN Guiding Principles framework. The second Assessment was undertaken by Fyffes using the risk assessment methodology that informed its first Human Rights Impact Assessment, conducted by BSR in 2019 and which included a deep dive in five countries: Honduras, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic and Belize. 

Equal Exchange Produce Celebrates its Annual Banana Month Campaign

March 1, 2022 Equal Exchange Produce 

The annual campaign works to educate and celebrate the unique supply chain that Equal Exchange supports – one that’s built on long-term, direct partnerships with small-scale farmer cooperatives, is Fairtrade and organic-certified, and has been leading the industry toward just, sustainable change for 16 years.