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15 April 2010

BP brushes off investor revolts on tar sands, pay

Author: Tom Bergin, Reuters

Oil major BP on Thursday easily beat off challenges to a Canadian oil sands project and to its executive pay policy…94 percent of shareholders who voted in advance of the annual meeting rejected a call to review its Sunrise project to squeeze crude...

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1 April 2010
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Author: Consumers International

Les principaux supermarchés...[en Europe] ont fait l'objet d'une enquête sur leur politique en matière de conditions de travail et de relations commerciales au niveau des chaînes d'approvisionnement dans les pays en développement… L’étude en conclut...

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19 March 2010
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19 March 2010
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Author: Consumers International

Se estudiaron las políticas de los principales supermercados de Bélgica, Dinamarca, Francia, Grecia, Italia, Polonia, Portugal y España relativas a las condiciones laborales y las relaciones comerciales en las cadenas de distribución de los países en...

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22 February 2010

Fair Trade’s New Frontiers

Author: Sarah Irving, Ethical Consumer

The fair trade movement has…improved the lives of some of the world’s poorest farmers. But recently – as much by accident as design – several new Fairtrade certifications and fair trade projects have tried to bring these benefits to producers in...

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1 February 2010

[video] The Benefits of Microfinance

Author: Co-operative Bank

The Co-operative Bank [part of Co-operative Group] has created a special $50 million fund in order to support the future development of small businesses in some of the world’s poorest countries. Here we follow Belma Gracankic, a Bosnian refugee who now...

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28 January 2010

Green and Black's to go 100% Fairtrade

Author: Rebecca Smithers, Guardian

Organic chocolate maker Green & Black's [part of Cadbury] today pledged to switch its entire worldwide food and beverage range to Fairtrade by the end of next year, in a groundbreaking move that will make it the world's leading manufacturer of...

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13 January 2010

UK: NGO Stonewall names 100 most gay friendly employers - IBM tops ranking

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13 January 2010

[PDF] Stonewall top 100 Employers 2010: The Workplace Equality Index [UK]

Author: Stonewall

Stonewall’s sixth Workplace Equality Index, the basis for the Stonewall Top 100 Employers 2010, is the definitive national benchmarking exercise showcasing Britain’s top employers for lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) staff…The 25-question index survey...

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10 December 2009

UK issues new guidance on labelling of food from illegal West Bank settlements

Author: Ian Black, Guardian [UK]

Britain has acted to increase pressure on Israel over its West Bank settlements by advising UK supermarkets on how to distinguish between foods from the settlements and Palestinian-manufactured goods…[T]he new, voluntary guidance issued by the...

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