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24 November 2015

UK: Investigation finds firms split over whether to pay new "national living wage" to workers under 25

Author: Simon Neville, Independent (UK)

Firms will only have to pay the “national living wage” to staff aged 25 or over when it starts in April. Under half of top retailers have so far promised to pay all staff the same rate for the same work, regardless of age. Simon Neville reports on the...

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17 June 2015

Commentary: How to distinguish hype from reality in climate action by businesses

Author: Andrew Simms, New Economics Foundation, on Guardian (UK)

"Business and climate: the hype and the reality", 17 June 2015...

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10 July 2014
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Author: Sébastien Maltaverne, cabinet BearingPoint, dans L'Express (France)

« "Les marques doivent aider les consommateurs à choisir des produits responsables" », 9 juillet 2014...

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25 November 2013

How can companies engage with children and young people?

Author: Liza Ramrayka, Guardian Sustainable Business (UK)

Children and young people are key stakeholders in business and can offer unique insights. But finding the balance between participation and protection is vital...Emma Rea...founder of [a] brand and innovation consultancy...believes there is a strong...

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1 October 2010

Response falls short of ecological challenges

Author: Sarah Murray, Financial Times

When it comes to water consumption, Unilever is looking beyond its own use, to that of the people who buy its products. Working with a non-governmental organisation in [India],...[Unilever] calculated that a laundry product it had formulated could –...

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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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18 November 2009

[PDF]The Copenhagen Communiqué on Climate Change

Author: Corporate Leaders Group on Climate Change, University of Cambridge Programme for Sustainability Leadership

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1 November 2009

"Copenhagen Communiqué": Statement on climate change signed by over 700 companies

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1 April 2009

"Getting Smarter: Ethical Trading in the Downturn": Report by Impactt

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1 April 2009

[PDF] Getting Smarter: Ethical Trading in the Downturn

Author: Rosey Hurst, Dr Martin Buttle, Michelle Lehrer, Jonathan Sandars, Impactt

The results of Impactt’s assessments of 98 production sites during the year to August 2008 show that the risk posed by labour standards issues remains very real...Almost half of the sites we visited around the world were failing to pay the locally...

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