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Nepal: Investigation links pollution found in wastewater samples to Carlsberg brewery; incl. co comments
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USA: Several co.s to face class action lawsuit over waste dumping practices allegedly harmful for health; co.s deny allegations
Author: Sheena Butler-Young, Footwear News (USA)
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Author: Lewis Catchpole, Jewellery Focus
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Author: Sandra Laville and Matthew Taylor, The Guardian (UK)
As concern over the scale of unnecessary plastic waste grows, the Guardian asked Britain’s eight leading supermarkets to explain how much plastic packaging they sell to consumers and whether they would commit to a plastic-free aisle in their stores....
Author: Sputnik International
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Author: Ioana Ciuta, Bankwatch (EU)
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EU: Commission launches public consultation on institutional investors & asset managers' duties regarding sustainability, incl. human rights
Author: European Commission
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