Ethical Trade

Why your morning coffee tastes bad and makes you feel worse, according to this local coffee company

Sponsored by Monday Properties and written by ARLnow, Start Monday is a weekly column that features Arlington-based startups, founders, and other local tech news. Monday Properties proudly presents 1812 N. Moore Street in Rosslyn. Next to water, Americans probably drink coffee more than any other drink, but they know very …

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Climate events: fury and optimism in the Glasgow rain | Cop26

Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Glasgow on Saturday to demand stronger climate action from world leaders as the climate crisis summit reached its midpoint. Protests also took place in London and other parts of Britain. There were rallies in South Korea, Indonesia, the Netherlands and …

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I can’t shake hands with a corrupt one: PM

Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Thursday that shaking hands with opposition leader in the National Assembly Shahbaz Sharif would destigmatize corruption as he reaffirms his determination to rid the country of the threat, a private TV channel reported . “People ask me why I don’t shake hands with [Shahbaz] …

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The CEOs agenda beyond COP26

LONDON, November 3, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Over the past few years, many companies have set ambitious decarbonization goals and now they are turning their attention to disciplined delivery In a new brief from Bain & Company, Beyond COP26: An action plan for CEOs, the firm uses its deep …

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“Rate of expansion of public debt exceeds capacity to raise revenue” – Business – The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

Stakeholders in the financial sector of the economy have expressed concern that Nigeria’s public debt over the past five years has grown by an average of 21.02 percent while the economic growth figure has averaged 0.15 percent. One of these stakeholders, Taiwo Oyedele, Tax Policy Partner and Head of Africa …

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XR Youth Cambridge tries to host NatWest sit-in, only to find branch closed

The group, aimed at 18-30 year olds, sat outside the bank in “learning circles”Jacob Freedland Activists from Extinction Rebellion Youth Cambridge (XR Youth) attempted to stage a sit-in at a new NatWest branch in the city center this morning (10/30), only to find the bank had closed a half-hour hour …

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Ed-a-Mamma, Alia Bhatt’s sustainable children’s clothing brand, valued at Rs 150 crore

Children’s clothing brand Ed-a-Mamma, founded by actor and investor Alia Bhatt, has grown 10X in 10 months. While the business is fully self-funded, investors in a Series A round are valuing the business at Rs. 150 crore, which sets a new benchmark for children’s clothing in India. Speaking about the …

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CITI’s Ethical Toys Program Appoints Todd Merton as Head of Business Development • The Toy Book

Source: ICTI Ethical Toys Program ICTI Ethical Toy Program (IETP) expands its operations. The Responsible Sourcing Program for the Toy Industry has appointed Todd Merton to the newly created role of Business Development Manager. Merton joins the ECHL company where he served as Director of Marketing and Licensing for the …

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Tearfund’s ethical fashion report makes me cry for all the wrong reasons

OPINION: The other day, while my niece was nosing around in our library, she came across Felix Donnelly’s 1978 book, Big boys don’t cry. Donnelly was a Roman Catholic priest who, deviating greatly from the status quo, expressed views on human sexuality that strayed sharply from Catholic sentiment of the …

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KuCoin Crypto Exchange – Is It Safe For Trading?

To share Tweeter To share To share E-mail KuCoin is a global and the best crypto exchange which offers several trading options to its eight million users. This includes spot, margin, futures, P2P trading, loans, and staking. It claims to offer the most advanced security and a choice of nearly …

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An ethical perspective on Facebook

As someone who studies what distracts us at work, Facebook has been on my radar for a long time. I have seen their power and influence grow, and I have seen how free they are to go in whatever direction they choose. In recent years, our entire society has seen …

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EDITORIAL: Businesses must boldly venture beyond borders | New times

The value Rwanda’s exports to the African continent are expected to triple in 10 years, against 1.6 billion Rwf, in part thanks to the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). One of the largest free trade zones in the world, the AfCTA started the negotiation phase in January, effectively paving …

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Marie Claire UK Skin Awards: Sustainability Winners

Marie Claire is supported by her audience. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn a commission on some of the items you choose to purchase. Skin care and sustainability are not always synonymous, but the brilliant beauty brands awarded in the “Sustainability” category of the Marie …

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Behind the dossier: Steele dismisses comparisons to James Bond – but the dossier left his life shaken, restless

For Christopher Steele, the last five years could have been torn from the big screen. The saga that followed his 2016 politically-funded investigation of then-candidate Donald Trump had it all: sex, spies, intrigue. But one recent morning in London, walking past the Royal Albert Hall billboards for the new James …

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Saving humanity while losing our humanity: human rights vs “end solutions” in the electric vehicle market

“Live free or die: death is not the worst of evils.”– General John Stark, 1809 If you are a human rights defender, the information can be difficult to read and / or view. Every day some powerful bullshit wearing a costume (or powerful bullshit wearing a costume) tries to rob …

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Toronto company makes shoes that turn into apple trees

A Toronto designer created a pair of shoes that eventually turned into an apple tree after spending seven years in the fashion industry and researching more sustainable choices. Toronto resident Luc Houle, 33, created Johnny: The Shoe That Grows Into A Tree and launched a Kickstarter to make his product. …

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The harsh reality of copycat fashion according to independent designers

IMAGE VIA SCARLET AND SAM WORDS BY BELLA BACKWELL Copiers create huge problems for small brands. In last years, a worrying number of small slow fashion brands have come forward accusing fast fashion brands of copying their designs. A glance at the Instagram of fashion’s favorite watchdog, Diet Prada, will …

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First SNC-Lavalin case for a Canadian company invited to negotiate a remediation agreement under the Criminal Code

“We remain committed to disrupting, deterring and preventing domestic and foreign corruption, and aim to bring to justice the individuals and businesses involved in these types of crimes, regardless of when they were committed,” said Denis Beaudoin , inspector at the Sensitive and International Investigations Section, in the press release. …

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Williams-Sonoma Inc. to Double Fair Trade Premiums

San Francisco – Williams-Sonoma Inc. (WSI) aims to have 75% of its products meet one or more of its social and environmental goals by 2030, a commitment that represents $ 1 billion in product purchases per year . In pursuit of this goal, the multi-brand home furnishings retailer announced new …

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Abcarian: Schiff says Trump’s assault on democracy is not over

I had to get up to Rep. Adam B. Schiff on “Midnight in Washington,” his new book on Trump administration scandals and the dangers of transforming a once cult-based GOP. of the former president. There were times when I felt like slamming the book and throwing it out the window. …

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Agriculture: Public confidence in UK food compares to NHS support, poll finds

The public overwhelmingly believes that UK food is safe, traceable and of good quality This is the conclusion of the UK’s first ‘Confidence in Food’ Index released yesterday – which highlighted major differences in UK attitudes towards food purchased in the UK and those produced in other countries. country. The …

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Making a difference with social initiatives • The toy book

The IETP launched the Family-Friendly Spaces program to create child-friendly places in factories. | Source: IETP MUTUAL BENEFITS BETWEEN TOY MANUFACTURERS AND MANUFACTURING PARTNERS through SARAH NG, Head of Corporate Communications, ICTI Ethical Toy Program Many companies integrate environmental, social and governance (ESG) objectives in their corporate DNA and are …

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Unions take on platform companies in the fight for decent work – Ludovic Voet

On World Decent Work Day, the European Trade Union Confederation emphasizes justice for platform workers. In the brave new world of the digital economy, workers in platform companies are still workers. They simply do not have the rights that all workers in Europe should be entitled to. Work may have …

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Why Sustainable Businesses Need Transparency | New

For some areas of the food industry, such as coffee and cocoa, the traceability of ingredients has been under scrutiny for a long time. As consumers increasingly seek to understand farm-to-fork supply chains, transparency is quickly becoming an issue every business must consider in order to gain trust and deliver …

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Sovereign wealth fund accelerates global growth of New Zealand cryptocurrency firm

Indonesia is an immediate priority and the growth potential of this market has been supported by GDP Venture, a leading venture capital firm based in Indonesia. The caliber of institutional investors demonstrates confidence in the role of crypto and attests to Easy Crypto’s global growth potential. – Janine Grainger – …

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FirstFT: US oil price hits 7-year high

U.S. Oil Prices Reach All-Time High In the seven years since OPEC and its allies refused to speed up plans to increase oil production, it has stifled House calls Blanche and helped address the growing global energy crisis. Europe and Asia have been plagued by tight energy supplies that have …

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After a summer of optimism, worries about future stock market crash peak in 2021

MINNEAPOLIS – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – After a relatively calm summer, Americans are increasingly worried about the retirement risks associated with market volatility, inflation and COVID-19, according to a new study by Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America (Allianz Life). The quarterly third quarter market perceptions study found that people …

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Jobs report, Tesla meeting, top Facebook whistleblower next week

Goldman Sachs chief financial officer Joe Duran talks about cyclical stocks rebounding on consumer confidence. September’s monthly jobs report is just one of many developments on investor radar next week. This, as stocks posted solid gains in early October and the fourth quarter. On Friday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average …

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SAPM urges drugmakers to invest in increasing exports

KARACHI: Dr Faisal Sultan, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) for health, on Saturday called on drugmakers to increase their exports to narrow the overall trade gap, which would benefit the economy. The Prime Minister’s Assistant for Health said it at the closing ceremony of the 1st Pharmaceutical Export …

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Portland Vegan Cheese Shop Cultured Kindness opens on SE Stark

When Justin Miller first started making cashew cheese, he had no idea his hobby would become one of Portland’s hottest vegan businesses, delivering rich, creamy, dairy-free creations at farmers markets, on restaurant menus and now in his own shop at the mini vegan mall. Cultured Kindness isn’t the only dairy-free …

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Supply Chain professions: the place of women today?

Despite the diversification of its businesses and recent and relative feminization, the supply chain remains predominantly male, especially as we move up the organization chart. We have brought together a panel of experts in the field and in education to understand how to make supply chain jobs more attractive to …

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Former diplomats challenge Australian government over climate change inaction – World Government Forum

By Mia Hunt on 09/30/2021 | Updated on 09/30/2021 Diplomats say a clear commitment to the goals would encourage a shift away from fossil fuels and increased investment in renewables and new green industrial processes. Photo by Vlad CheÈ›an via Pexels A group of 70 former Australian diplomats have written …

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Morrison Supports ‘New Energy Economy’ With $ 2 Billion Fund

Minister of Commerce Dan Tehan. Source: AAP / James Ross. Scott Morrison will establish a loan facility to support Australia’s critical minerals sector with the aim of mining what he says is one of the world’s largest recoverable reserves of minerals used in advanced technology. The Prime Minister issued a …

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Technical.ly Pittsburgh New US-EU Business Council will discuss data privacy and climate technology. His first meeting place? Hazel green

International eyes are on Pittsburgh this week as a prominent council holds its first meeting in the city. Wednesday the new United States and European Union Trade and Technology Council will meet in Pittsburgh to discuss future trade, investment and regulations between the two entities in an increasingly tech-centric economy. …

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Who ? : On “Disobey!” »By Frédéric Gros

FRENCH PHILOSOPHER Frédéric Gros Disobey!, recently published by Verso in a translation by David Fernbach, explores forms of obedience to induce new styles of critical democracy and ethical resistance. It brings together the ancient tragedy of Antigone, a reflection on the trial of the Nazi logistician Adolf Eichmann, the lessons …

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Namibia: Consumer Protection Office to implement new policy

The main institution mandated to implement the national consumer protection policy launched last week is the Consumer Protection Office of the Ministry of Commerce. The office is responsible for consumer protection and internal market regulation. Therefore, this division will oversee the implementation of the policy and the finalization of the …

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Climate Coalition Inertia Undermines Australia’s Credibility In Region, Former Diplomats Warn | australian politics

A group of 70 former diplomats have warned the Morrison government that failure to subscribe to a net zero emission pledge by 2050 jeopardizes Australia’s strategic interests and “undermines our credibility as a regional partner” . The group wrote to the Prime Minister and relevant portfolio ministers, saying that scientific …

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Is Facebook taking us on a journey to the metaverse? | Virtual reality

TThe concept of the “metaverse” first came from the 1992 science fiction novel Snow accident as a place that people flee to escape a dangerous world dominated by business. It has since referenced a range of virtual experiences that have grown in popularity during the pandemic – including video games …

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UK considers alternative to free trade deal with US

When asked if there was any chance of reaching an agreement before the next House of Commons election, which is due to take place by 2024 at the latest, Johnson said “we will try to do it as soon as possible. as possible “, but he was unwilling to offer …

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How companies can take responsibility for their social impact – Quartz

Employee activism is no longer limited to the traditional union. From 2015 to present, the corporate sphere has seen a vast increase in employee organization, from Microsoft workers asking to end the company’s contract with ICE to Google’s recent formation of a minority union. . Employees are embracing the old-fashioned …

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Money in the closet? – Denis le Dustcart Blog

In his regular post, Denis the Dustcart talks about old cellphones lurking deep in your drawer and how they could get you up to £ 200. You can follow Denis on his Facebook page to track information on recycling issues. Old cell phones tucked away in the back of your …

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Webcast: Economic Espionage and Intellectual Property Theft: Trends and Developments with Threats and Law Enforcement

September 23, 2021 American companies invest considerable capital, resources and time to develop high-value technologies and processes. Commercial competitors – and, increasingly, state actors or subsidiaries of state actors – are stealing this technology at an alarming rate for national economic or strategic advantage, with devastating consequences for U.S. industry …

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KU Students Assess Fast Fashion Ethics In Style Choices | Arts & Culture

As the popularity of participating in fashion trends continues to grow, it becomes difficult to avoid fast fashion, some University of Kansas students said. KU junior Aileen Zitek said she had faced the challenges of deciding between fast fashion and sustainable fashion. “I would love to buy sustainably, but it’s …

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Vegan Fashion Week® returns to Los Angeles in October

An experience designed to empower conscious creatives and solidify Los Angeles as an ethical fashion destination Vegan Fashion Week® (VFW) returns to Los Angeles on October 8 and 9 for its third edition to present a selection of international designers. The theme for this season, “Expansion”Explores the challenges our planet …

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Westrock Coffee Company Announces 100% Responsible Sourcing by 2025 | Business

LITTLE ROCK, Ark .– (BUSINESS WIRE) – Sep 21, 2021– Westrock Coffee Company, LLC (Westrock Coffee) today announced its commitment to responsibly source 100% of the company’s coffee and tea by 2025. This supports its sustainability strategy and commitment to buy and treat all products in a way that is …

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Russian university attack: school shootings spread beyond the United States

Should countries that can afford COVID-19 booster vaccines offer them to residents if scientists recommend them? The Director-General of the World Health Organization, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, has made his position clear, calling on countries to impose a moratorium on recalls until 10% of people in each country are vaccinated. His …

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Crypto Exchange Binance Faces Insider Trading Investigation In US Into Whether It Has Been Exploiting Customer Order Data, Report Says | Currency News | Financial and business news

Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao. REUTERS / Darrin Zammit Lupi U.S. officials, including the CFTC, are examining the Binance crypto exchange for possible insider trading, Bloomberg reported. They are looking to see if she or her employees have exploited access to data on millions of transactions, including to complete transactions. The …

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Learn New Tricks: FASEA Improves Part of the Journey

Tony Gillett of Retirewell The code of ethics for financial advisers is not intended to catch bad players and add layers of new conditions, said June Smith, deputy chief ombudsman for the Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA). “I don’t see ethics that way at all,” Smith says in episode 3 …

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A new strategy for Ukraine

In the Brundtland Report, the United Nations defined sustainable development as development that meets current demands without compromising the ability of future generations to meet theirs. It is based on the assumption that resources are finite and should be used sparingly and wisely to ensure that there are enough for …

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blockchain: How is blockchain technology helping deliver the future… now?

The environment around us is constantly evolving, transforming and challenging the status quo. From a “the future is now” perspective, powerful trends are shaping and reshaping lifestyles, stimulating new technologies, and changing both business and human behaviors. Keeping abreast of these changes and reacting accordingly is crucial for industries. The …

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Debt limit, World Bank survey

WASHINGTON (AP) – House Democrats said on Friday they plan to take action next week to suspend the government’s borrowing power cap. At the same time, the White House stepped up pressure on Republicans by warning state and local governments that severe cuts were to come if the measure failed …

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FirstFT: Wall Street Trading Groups Boost Crypto Markets

Hello. This article is our on-site version of the FirstFT newsletter. Sign up for us Asia, Europe / Africa also Americas edition to send it straight to your inbox every weekday mornings. You can reach us firstft @ ft .com How long have you been following this week’s news? Take …

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9 new books we recommend this week

If you’re looking for an escape read, the books recommended this week won’t help. But if you want a lucid and at times thrilling look at the state of the world today, sit straight in: we have books on the Mexican drug trade and America’s efforts to combat it (“The …

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How to support survivors of sex trafficking without harming consenting sex workers

Welcome to Porn Week, Mashable’s annual close-up of the business and pleasure of porn. Sex trafficking is one of the worst criminal phenomena of the 21st century. Every day, traffickers kidnap innocent people, often underage children, and force them into sexual slavery. Dozens of organizations have sprung up to fight …

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Grappling with the issue of recognizing the historic genocide

Is it a weapon of war between states? A trend emerging from the rise of identity politics? An attempt to learn lessons, to prevent history from repeating itself? An ethical obligation with significant consequences? Genocide is one of the most difficult crimes, under international law, for experts to define and …

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SEC Refuses to Produce Documents Related to Employees’ XRP, Bitcoin, Ethereum Holdings

In a final update regarding the Ripple v. the United States Securities and Exchange Commission [SEC] lawsuit, the SEC opposed Ripple’s motion requiring it to disclose the XRP holdings of SEC employees. Citing the privacy of its employees, the SEC asked the court to dismiss the defendants’ petition. # XRPCommunity …

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Sandalwood giant Quintis celebrates record harvest in Western Australia’s Ord Valley

The world’s largest producer of Indian sandalwood is on track to complete its largest ever commercial harvest in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. Key points: Quintis produced its biggest harvest on record this year and is expected to double its production again in 2022 Sandalwood is attracting new interest …

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10 of the best chino shorts of 2021 to wear right now

Chino shorts are among the best types of men’s shorts. Usually designed to withstand the summer heat (that is, they are shorter, made from lighter, responsive fabrics), they are also great to wear in the fall. These are staples so popular with men that almost every brand imaginable offers their …

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The Guardian’s Take on Global Vaccine Inequality: Reckless and Unethical | Editorial

The statistics are blatant and shameful. In an exasperated intervention earlier this week, the Director-General of the World Health Organization, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, pointed out that of the 4.8 billion doses of Covid vaccine delivered worldwide to date, approximately 75% went to only 10 countries. The level of vaccine donations …

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“Made in Afghanistan” once symbolized hope. Now it’s fear.

Haseeb Rahimi, a 30-year-old Afghan entrepreneur, and his younger sister, Rahiba Rahimi, a designer, had big plans for 2021. This was going to be the year they took Laman, their five-year-old, international fashion brand. Already, they had organized a parade at the American Embassy in Kabul, equipped the candidates with …

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Three federal parties on the offensive despite Trudeau’s absence on campaign day 6 – Coast Mountain News

The three main federal parties launched attacks on each other on Saturday, undeterred by the absence of Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau on day six of the federal campaign. While it is not unusual for party leaders to take a day off on Saturday, as it is traditionally the day that …

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Three coaches open accounts for new season at Spreyton meeting | Examiner

sport, local-sport, Three coaches notched their first wins of the season at Spreyton on Sunday with a strong favorite, a big drifter and an underdog. Rising Light was confidently backed from $ 4.50 to $ 2.45 before scoring for Wesley Vale coach Gaetan Delon in the Class 1 Plate. Merv …

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As vaccination warrants spread, protests ensued – some spurred on by nurses

A few hundred demonstrators lined the sidewalk Monday outside San Diego’s Rady Children’s Hospital to rally against California’s impending vaccination warrants for healthcare workers. And to the disappointment of many medical professionals, some of the protesters were nurses wearing hospital gowns. It was the kind of protest that was common …

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Unlocking the sustainability potential of circular processes by applying systems thinking

Concept of circular economy. Infinity symbol from green arrow and blue puzzle pieces, on the … [+] wooden wall background. getty By Rachel Meidl, Vilma Havas and Brita Staal Over the past decade, the concept of circular economy has become a central pillar in many governments and corporate sustainability strategies. …

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20 in 20 2021: Lillian Crabb

React (formerly Young Actors Theater) general manager and costume designer Lillian Crabb spent a few years working in Boston at Brilliant Earth, a diamond and jewelry retailer focused on ethical sourcing. She was passionate about gemstones, jewelry design, and ethical trading, so it was a good choice after graduating from …

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The arms race between China and the United States – The Diplomat

Publicity China has cropped on the qualitative military advantage of the United States in many ways over the past decades, building up competitive or asymmetric capacities at a substantial rate. But despite all of its progress in modernizing its own military, it has yet to reach parity with the United …

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Dr. Bronner’s makes vegan chocolate like soap: sustainably

If Dr. Bronner’s name doesn’t ring a bell, the label certainly will. The iconic label on the brand’s soap bottle is a puzzle of extremely fine prints so close together that you need reading glasses to decipher it. Despite the dizzying label, this soap is flying off the shelves, favored …

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Turning Point: New Zealand Museums Struggle With Return of Stolen Maori Remains | New Zealand

In 2009, Ä€whina Twomey received a phone call from a friend and member of her Rangitāne o Wairau iwi (tribe), asking if she could be in the South Island at 4 am the following Saturday. She backed down at first, but then heard the reason: Canterbury Museum had agreed to …

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Pennsylvania offers first nursing home regulatory updates in 20 years

More than 72,000 skilled nursing home residents in Pennsylvania would see an increase in the direct care hours they receive daily under proposed regulatory changes, the first updates in more than 20 years. Acting Department of Health Secretary Alison Beam on Wednesday said the changes would increase the minimum number …

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Biden opens new front to try to contain China

E-commerce in Asia is growing much faster than in the United States or Europe, with a growth rate accelerated by the pandemic. It is estimated, for example, that within three years, Asia will have nearly two-thirds of 5G subscribers worldwide. This makes the region the epicenter of the competition for …

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Companies don’t use artificial intelligence much, so the current hype is tripled

Many governments are increasingly approaching artificial intelligence with an almost religious zeal. By 2018, at least 22 countries around the world, as well as the EU, had launched major national strategies to integrate AI into their business development, while many more announced ethical frameworks on how it should. be allowed …

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Impossible Meatless Tacos, Burritos and Bowls Arrive at 80 Baja Fresh Stores

This month, Mexican-inspired chain Baja Fresh is adding its first plant-based meat option at participating locations nationwide. The chain has partnered with plant-based company Impossible Foods to create three new menu items featuring its plant-based beef. The Impossible Taco Combo includes three tacos filled with Impossible meat, shredded lettuce, pico …

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Latest coronavirus: Daily infections in New York state exceed 1,000 for first time since May

New York State reported more than 1,000 new cases of Covid-19 in one day for the first time since mid-May, as cases increased due to slowing vaccination rates, the spread of Delta variant and relaxation of social measures. Authorities reported 1,156 new positive cases, representing a positivity rate of 1.39% …

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The Fiji Times »The island’s organic journey

A study has shown that Rotuma has the potential to branch out into the production of organic pollinated seeds for businesses. The study was carried out by the Pacific Ethical Trade Community (POETCom), the governing body of the organics movement within the Pacific Community (SPC). According to the iTaukei Trust …

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Students need know-how in intellectual property policies

AFRICA African higher education can only be the engine of innovation that the continent needs to be globally competitive if it focuses more on experiential or practical learning, according to Brian Asingia, CEO of the platform in DreamGalaxy line. Asingia believes that with the right policies, training, advice and support, …

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Naturepedic becomes the first non-food company to complete an organic fraud prevention program

CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio, July 14, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Leaders of the sustainable mattress revolution, Naturepedic became the first certified organic non-food product to complement the Organic Trade Association’s new organic fraud prevention plan. The Organic Trade Association (OTA) recently launched its robust Organic Fraud Prevention Solutions program to …

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The return of the artefacts encountered highlights the legal and ethical risks of museums

Law360 (July 12, 2021, 5:21 p.m. EDT) – The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York recently made headlines with the announcement of its decision[1] to return three artifacts to Nigeria: a pair of 16th century brass plaques from the Benin court depicting a warrior chief and a subordinate court …

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The puzzle of North Korea and development cooperation

As the North Korean food security landscape continues to sink in deep waters, it is quite reasonable to look at the aspect of international development cooperation that has been rigorously emphasized, keeping the SDGs in mind. 17 of Agenda 2030. Over the years, North Korea’s acute food crisis The scarcity …

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This time a startup tried to hire me just to push clients’ products into job interviews • The Register

Years ago, before his service in the UK government and the AMP rebellious era, Terrence Eden was running a mobile technology consultancy when a London-based startup offered to pay him for interviews. hiring without intention to accept any offer. His only goal in approaching companies under the pretext of looking …

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Sustainable brand platform and Revolver trade fair in Copenhagen team up – WWD

MILAN – Sustainable Brand Platform, or SBP, is in expansion mode. Launched last year by Italian platform Idee Brand, the online destination uses blockchain technology to provide environmental and ethical reviews to independent fashion brands. The final objective is to support these labels in the evaluation and cataloging of their …

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Ethics Board Closes Investigation of Former Pennsylvania Victims Lawyer Jennifer Storm

Featured sound system is an independent, non-partisan newsroom powered by The Philadelphia Inquirer in partnership with PennLive / The Patriot-News, TribLIVE / Pittsburgh Tribune-Review and WITF Public Media. Sign up for our free newsletters. HARRISBURG – After a more than a year-long investigation, state ethics investigators discovered that the former …

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Russian food retailer VkusVill apologizes for ‘hurtful’ ad for LGBT family

Russian organic grocer VkusVill has drawn its promotional material featuring an LGBT family and replaced it with an apology within a week of posting it. Social media users would have raided VkusVill and the gay family’s accounts with death threats after their story aired on Wednesday as part of a …

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Crafts: the fate of an industry recognized worldwide | Print edition

By Madhura de Silva, BDO Partner, former Managing Director / CEO – Laksala View (s): Coconut crafts from a Kandy artisan The handicrafts sector is one of the most underutilized and disadvantaged industrial sectors in Sri Lanka, although local artisans have innate talents that are part of their DNA. The …

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Local businesses make successful virtual pitches to sell their products at European trade fairs

Cambodian companies are going digital to meet the challenges of marketing their products during the coronavirus pandemic. Over the past week, local businesses showcased their products in a virtual arena, hoping to win the chance to promote them overseas. The “Bring Your Products to Europe” initiative is a collaboration between …

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How can young Australians decide on the AstraZeneca vaccine?

This opinion piece, written by Dr. Brett Montgomery of UWA Medical School, was published in The conversation on Friday July 2, 2021. It’s been a crazy week for public messages about the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine – confusing both for the public and for GPs like me. Just over two weeks …

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How Retail Tech Startups are Democratizing the Scale and Adoption of Technology for Retail Value Chain Stakeholders

In an attempt to bring down the prices of fashionable clothes fast, brands are relying on mass manufacturing as a solution. However, overproduction makes it difficult to liquidate unsold inventory and undermines profitability. In contrast, consumers are increasingly choosing ethically made custom clothing. In addition to these challenges, fashion brands …

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WHO on Ethical AI, The Rise of Doximity and Algorithms for IVF

You are reading the web edition of Health Tech, STAT’s bi-weekly newsletter on how technology is transforming healthcare and the life sciences. register here to receive it in your inbox every Tuesday and Thursday. WHO weighs on ethical AI the World Health Organization has published its first guide to the …

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Mayo Entrepreneur Expands NI Base to Target UK Market

Mayo’s weighted blanket company Kocoono has announced its decision to use Northern Ireland as a base to meet growing demand from the UK. Emer Flannery, 31, started running his own Kocoono business, selling weighted blankets to help relieve stress, anxiety, insomnia and other sleep disorders in his hometown of Belmullet. …

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HSBC commits $ 5 billion to UAE businesses with plans for global growth

HSBC is pledging $ 5 billion to support UAE-based businesses that need capital to continue their growth plans globally. “As the nation celebrates its Golden Jubilee and HSBC marks 75 years of being the first bank to open here, now is the time to launch an initiative to support strong …

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Saccos challenged to tap new frontiers in economy – Kenya News Agency

The Saccos cooperative movement was challenged to tap into all sectors of the economy to promote entrepreneurship activities among small and medium enterprises (SMEs) Speaking at a workshop of the Kenya Cooperative Alliance (CAK) National Oversight and Audit Committee in Tsavo, the director of the cooperative banking division of the …

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Avoiding DRC and its cobalt won’t solve lingering ethical issues

www.123rf.com The problems of child labor, unsafe working conditions and unfair pay within the artisanal and small-scale mining sector (ASM) of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) will not be resolved by simply avoiding the DRC and choosing not to buy cobalt originating in the country. . This was …

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Not J’Overt we hoped

Letters to the Editor Press day An hour ago Michael B Jordan celebrating the launch of his J’Ouvert rum. Instagram screenshot – THE EDITOR: Carnival and all of its associated cultural festivities are part of our blood as Trinidadians / Tobagonians. It runs through our veins. Many Trinis are still …

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Professional body publishes report on role of actuaries in UK general insurance pricing

“Our recommendations from these reviews are aimed at a range of stakeholders with members and their work at heart. However, we also use the review to carefully review our own standards, guidelines and education to ensure that the IFoA remains relevant. “ The recommendations of the IFoA fall into three …

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Former Deutsche Bank trader sentenced to prison

A former Deutsche Bank AG futures trader convicted of manipulating the prices of gold and silver was sentenced on Monday to one year and one day in prison. James Vorley, a 41-year-old British citizen who started working at Deutsche Bank soon after graduating from high school, was among dozens of …

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Indenting agents request withdrawal of VAT

FE REPORT | Posted: June 21, 2021, 9:04 a.m. Indentation agents across the country have called for the removal of VAT (value added tax) from indenting services in the best interests of the industry. They also urged the government to reduce the existing withholding income tax (ACI) to 0.5 percent …

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Burnley: Usdaw calls on Boohoo to recognize the union

Representatives of the WORKERS of an East Lancashire-based online fashion giant have urged the company to show it is “serious about becoming an ethical trader”. Usdaw, who represents employees at Boohoo’s distribution center in Burnley, says that despite the company’s recent commitment to a more ethical standards regime, its continued …

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Support HKFP with our new 100% organic and fair trade ‘#PressFreedom’ t-shirt – 2 weeks presale

100% organic and fair trade cotton, designed and printed in Hong Kong – pre-order our “press freedom” t-shirt in white or navy HKFP. #PressFreedom is enshrined in Article 17 of the Hong Kong Basic Law, Chapter 1, Article 4 of the National Security Law, and Article 35 of the Chinese …

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Exhibition to mark slave owner turned abolitionist John Newton

THE controversial issue of commemoration in churches and cathedrals of the lives of those involved in the slave trade arose before the Consistory Court of the Diocese of Oxford in a petition for a faculty to establish a educational space dedicated to the life and work of Reverend John Newton …

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American Numismatic Association names 2021 Fuljenz Dealer of the Year

Michael Fuljenz, president of Universal Coin & Bullion in Beaumont (www.UniversalCoin.com), has been named Dealer of the Year 2021 by the American Numismatic Association (ANA www.money.org). He will be honored at an awards banquet at the organization’s World’s Fair of Money in Chicago on August 13. Announcing his selection as …

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Are zoos inadvertently complicit in the wildlife trade? The case of a rare Borneo lizard

PICTURE: View of monitor lizard without ears After Credit: Chien C. Lee, Wild Borneo. Should zoos feature legally protected species that have been smuggled out of their range? A new study suggests that a break and overhaul may be needed, as it reports that accredited zoos have acquired a rare …

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Sustainable fashion tips and techniques on a budget

The fashion industry is one of the biggest polluters in the world and the amount of waste from fast fashion is overwhelming landfills left and right. While purchasing sustainable branded clothing is a great ethical option, cost remains a significant barrier for many clothing consumers. A solid white shirt from …

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Putting Ethics to Work: How Can Business Be More Moral?

Professor G. Richard Shell of Wharton explains how employees and managers can stand up for their values ​​and create a more ethical workplace. The author of “The code of conscience: lead with your values”. Advance Your Career explains how to deal with ethical situations that arise in the workplace. Drawing …

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Senator Ossoff leads ethics and keeps campaign pledge to transfer shares in blind trust

Senator Jon Ossoff is leading by example and keeping a key election promise, completing the transfer of his stock portfolio to a blind trust – following in the footsteps of former Georgia Senator Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.). Last year, at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, massive stock trading by members …

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Israel is the first country to ban the fashion fur trade

Israel banned a few days ago by ministerial decree, the fashion fur trade, to become the first country to adopt such strict legislationannounced the Ministry of the Environment. “The trade in skins, for import and export, will be prohibited except when it is carried out for purposes of research, teaching …

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Sustainable jewelry brand Lebrusan Studio launches fundraiser to fight child labor in the jewelry industry

On World Day Against Child Labor, leading ethical jewelry brand Lebrusan Studio launched a fundraiser for the Global March Against Child Labor. In recognition of 2021 as the International Year for the Elimination of Child Labor, the London and Brighton-based jeweler is raising £ 1,000 for the Global March, encouraging …

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Amazon Web Services., Flexport., US Bank – The Manomet Current

The Global Ethical banking market Analysis To 2028 ″ is a specialized and in-depth study of the industry with particular emphasis on the analysis of global market trends. The Ethical Banking Market report aims to provide an overview of the ethical banking market with detailed market segmentation by type, application, …

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Is tax evasion ethical? Looking for millionaire friends | Opinions

Should American millionaires pay more taxes (Countess J. Getty Images, Joe Raidle / Getty Images, Ariff Daverdiyaman / Anadolu Agency, Getty Images / conversation)? Erin Bus Some of the wealthiest people in the United States would pay only a small portion of the billions of dollars added to federal income …

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A healthcare organization, not commercial lawyers, “should decide on access to patents” – Eurasia Review

Eight months ago, South Africa and India proposed a trade-related waiver for COVID-19 vaccines, treatments and diagnostics. Calling for a temporary suspension of intellectual property protections on COVID-19 products and technologies, it was a bold move to tackle global inequality of access. “As new diagnostics, therapies and vaccines for COVID-19 …

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After our investigation, Oregon House decides to cut the power and budget of the Forestry Institute

Oregon House voted on Tuesday to slash the Oregon Forest Resources Institute’s budget by two-thirds and redirect the money to the type of climate science it was trying to undermine, issuing a stern rebuke to an agency-funded tax which, according to a press investigation, had attacked scientists. and acted as …

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