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25 July 2012

Oliver blasts junk food promotion

Author: London Evening Standard

Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver has joined health professionals and teachers to condemn the use of sporting role models to promote junk food. A letter to The Times signed by Oliver and others...says the use of well-loved sports people to advertise junk...

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1 October 2010

Supply chain: Responsible sourcing means focus on details

Author: Fiona Harvey, Financial Times

It is no accident that so many of the businesses that have tended to be most conscious of their environmental performance have been those in the most customer-facing sectors...These companies have strong brands they want to protect – and often...

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28 October 2009

Palm Oil : Scottish companies show how it's done

Author: WWF

...Walkers and Nairn’s have thrown their weight behind a global scheme to prevent the destruction of tropical forests by supporting sustainably produced palm oil. According to the results of WWF’s first ever assessement of Europe’s leading brands, the...

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21 January 2009

How Green Is My Orange?

Author: Andrew Martin, New York Times

How much does your morning glass of orange juice contribute to global warming? PepsiCo, which owns the Tropicana brand, decided to try to answer that...it turned out that the biggest single source of emissions was simply growing oranges. Citrus groves...

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1 January 2009

Survey examines impact of the recession on companies' climate change strategies

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1 January 2009

[PDF] Countdown to Copenhagen: Government, business and the battle against climate change

Author: Economist Intelligence Unit, The Economist

2009 has the potential to be a watershed year for climate change. The clock is counting down to the Copenhagen conference in December…Whatever policymakers in these various regions decide, the impact of regulation will fall primarily on the corporate...

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6 June 2008

[DOC] Walkers response to War on Want

Author: Walkers

I would like to reiterate that Walkers products are cooked in SUNSEEDTM oil, which is a type of Sunflower oil. All of our crisps and snacks are cooked in this Sunflower oil and we do not use palm oil in any of our products. However, I would like to...

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12 May 2008

Colombia: War on Want report on displacement, violence to make way for palm oil cultivation - industry says are “isolated cases"

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1 May 2008

[PDF] Fuelling Fear: The human cost of biofuels in Colombia

Author: War on Want [UK]

There is an emerging pattern of displacement and human rights violations against Afro-Colombian communities connected to palm oil cultivation. Numerous cases of communities being threatened and attacked by paramilitary groups have been reported. Not...

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28 January 2008

British Food Makers Aim to Save Water - and Money

Author: Jeremy Lovell, Reuters

Several major British food manufacturers joined forces on Monday with a pledge to help the environment by saving water, and with it money. The pledge by 21 firms including Cadbury Schweppes, Tate & Lyle and Nestle UK is part of a wider initiative...

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