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7 February 2012

Co-operative, M&S and Waitrose accused of greenwash over close links to 'unethical' companies

Author: Ben Miller, Ecologist [UK]

Seemingly ethical companies like The Co-operative, M&S and Waitroise have been accused of double-standards over their partnerships with oil giants like BP, Shell and Chevron...Greg Muttitt, campaigns and policy director at...War on Want, said: '.....

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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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5 February 2006

[PDF] Food industry united on second anniversary of Morecambe Bay [UK]

Author: Ethical Trading Initiative

On the second anniversary (Sunday 5 February 2006) of the death of 23 cockle pickers at...

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1 September 2005

Semi-annual review of FTSE4Good indices: 42 new companies added, 24 removed

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1 September 2005

[PDF] full report: "Semi-Annual Review of the FTSE4Good Indices"

Author: FTSE4Good

[Companies removed from FTSE4Good index series for failing to meet environmental criteria: Amsouth Bancorporation, Bank of New York, BB&T, Charles Schwab, Emporiki Bank of Greece, Fifth Third Bancorp, First Horizon National, Freeport-McMoRan,...

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17 November 2004

Industry unites to fight exploitation of workers in UK food and agriculture

Author: Ethical Trading Initiative - Temporary Labour Working Group

The TLWG [Temporary Labour Working Group] – which includes leading retailers Waitrose [part of John Lewis Partnership], Marks & Spencers, Tesco, Somerfield, Sainsburys, Morrisons, the Co-operative Group and Asda [part of Wal-Mart], the Fresh...

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9 November 2004

Buying With a Conscience Helps Reform SA [So. African] Vineyards

Author: Charlotte Mathews, Business Day [So. Africa]

Two years ago a group of UK retailers...pledged finance to help set up SA's Wine Industry Ethical Trade Association. The retailers included Coop [Co-operative Group], Tesco, Sainsbury's, Marks & Spencer, Asda [part of Wal-Mart], Safeway [part of...

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1 November 2004

UK: Group of trade unions & retailers (incl. Marks & Spencer, Tesco, Sainsbury) launch Code of Practice & report on labour standards in agricultural sector

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1 November 2004

[PDF] Code of practice for labour providers to agriculture and the fresh produce trade [UK]

Author: Ethical Trading Initiative - Temporary Labour Working Group

[refers to Tesco, Sainsbury, Marks & Spencer, Asda (part of Wal-Mart), Waitrose (part of John Lewis Partnership), Co-operative Group, Somerfield, Morrisons]

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1 November 2004

[PDF] full report: "A licence to operate - New measures to tackle exploitation of temporary workers in the UK agricultural industry"

Author: Ethical Trading Initiative - Temporary Labour Working Group

[refers to ASDA (part of Wal-mart), Co-operative Group, Marks & Spencer, Morrisons, Sainsbury, Somerfield, Tesco, Waitrose (part of John Lewis Partnership), Premier Foods]

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