Ethical Trade

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

[ad_1] 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 …

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The puzzle of North Korea and development cooperation

[ad_1] 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 …

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

[ad_1] 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 …

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

[ad_1] 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 …

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Ethics Board Closes Investigation of Former Pennsylvania Victims Lawyer Jennifer Storm

[ad_1] 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 …

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

[ad_1] 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 …

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

[ad_1] 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. …

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

[ad_1] 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 …

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How can young Australians decide on the AstraZeneca vaccine?

[ad_1] 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 …

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

[ad_1] 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 …

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

[ad_1] 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 …

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Mayo Entrepreneur Expands NI Base to Target UK Market

[ad_1] 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 …

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

[ad_1] 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 …

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

[ad_1] 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 …

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

[ad_1] 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 …

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Not J’Overt we hoped

[ad_1] 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 …

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

[ad_1] “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 …

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Former Deutsche Bank trader sentenced to prison

[ad_1] 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 …

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Indenting agents request withdrawal of VAT

[ad_1] 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 …

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Burnley: Usdaw calls on Boohoo to recognize the union

[ad_1] 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 …

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

[ad_1] 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 …

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Exhibition to mark slave owner turned abolitionist John Newton

[ad_1] 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 …

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American Numismatic Association names 2021 Fuljenz Dealer of the Year

[ad_1] 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 …

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

[ad_1] 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 …

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Sustainable fashion tips and techniques on a budget

[ad_1] 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 …

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

[ad_1] 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. …

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

[ad_1] 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 …

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Israel is the first country to ban the fashion fur trade

[ad_1] 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, …

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

[ad_1] 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, …

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

[ad_1] 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, …

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Is tax evasion ethical? Looking for millionaire friends | Opinions

[ad_1] 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 …

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

[ad_1] 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 …

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

[ad_1] 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 …

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Daubenthaler & Cie launches a new Vegan stock market index – vegconomist

[ad_1] June 8, 2021 1623158007 © Daubenthaler & Cie. German management company Daubenthaler & Cie created the BeneFaktorIndex® VEGAN, a stock market index that unites only companies that offer exclusively vegan products. To be eligible for the index, the entire business must be vegan, although exceptions are made for businesses …

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African journalists call for binding framework on media freedom and quality journalism – world

[ad_1] African journalists’ leaders called on the African Union and national governments to institute a comprehensive framework for media freedom and quality journalism in Africa and launched campaigns for media freedom and the safety of journalists . The call came at the end of a two-day leadership conference for African …

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Roblox CEO: Human Evaluators Are Key To Keeping Metaverse Safe

[ad_1] Roblox CEO David Baszucki said in an “Axios on HBO” interview that he is confident his company can keep children safe even as adults and children intermingle in increasingly complex digital worlds. . Why is this important: Roblox is one of the companies trying to create a Ready Player …

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Caizcoin is ready to create its own crypto ecosystem based on the Islamic Blockchain network

[ad_1] CHAN, Switzerland, June 5, 2021 / PRNewswire / – This pandemic period has witnessed an unparalleled increase in the number of crypto coins launched into the market every day. Commercial and central banks around the world are now using blockchain technology for processing payments and issuing their digital currencies. …

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Ban on compliance with certain US sanctions: Advocate General grapples with EU blocking law Catch-22 | Jones Day

[ad_1] introduction On May 12, 2021, Advocate General Hogan delivered his Opinion in Case C-124/20 Bank Melli Iran v Telekom Deutschland GmbH. This case should shed important light on certain aspects of Council Regulation (EC) No 2271/96 of 22 November 1996 protecting against the effects of the extraterritorial application of …

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This Lakers season was doomed before it even started

[ad_1] The best jokes have an element of truth. Which is why, when Danny Green sarcastically stated (before being traded) that LeBron James might not show up in the first month of the season after the NBA chose to give the defending champions just over two months. between winning the …

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The future of alternative meat and dairy products? Freedom of choice

[ad_1] So says Adam Janczuk, vice president of global R&D at IFF Nourish Division, which is the largest food and beverage division of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc (IFF). IFF’s Nourish division, created by the mega-merger earlier this year between IFF and DuPont’s Nutrition and Biosciences business, focuses more on …

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People need to feel empowered to engage in the digital society – Michael Sturrock

[ad_1] The Scottish Government’s Digital Strategy aims to create a ‘shared vision of a modern, digital and collaborative government, built around people’. Widely hailed by academics, policy makers and experts around the world, the AI ​​Strategy for Scotland has set the bar for policies addressing the functional and ethical issues …

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How to Love Animals by Henry Mance – Creature Comfort

[ad_1] As Animal Rebellion protesters shut down McDonald’s UK distribution centers and talk about trade deals with the US and Australia and their ripple effects on food and welfare standards, Henry Mance’s heartfelt exploration of our treatment (and abuse) of animals could hardly be more topical. Mance, the editor of …

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Fairtrade America Partners with Six Certified Brands to Encourage Buyers to Shop With People and Planet in Mind | 2021-06-01 | Press Releases

[ad_1] WASHINGTON , June 1, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Fairtrade America is the U.S. member organization of Fairtrade International, an independent, third-party certification that improves the lives of farmers and workers in developing countries. Today, Fairtrade America announced that it has partnered with six Fairtrade Certified brands to encourage …

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Udupi: St Mary’s College hosted virtual workshop on ‘Cyber ​​Security and Ethical Hacking as a Career’

[ad_1] Mon May 31, 2021 9:18:15 PM Press release Udupi, May 31: The Computer Science Department at St Mary’s College, Shirva, in conjunction with Data Space Security Pvt Ltd, hosted a Virtual Workshop on Cyber ​​Security and Ethical Hacking as a Career for BCA Students on May 28 at 9:30 …

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Review: Australian 60 Minutes’ successful work on Jacinda Ardern’s government moving closer to China

[ad_1] The promotional video accused New Zealand of having close relations with China. Video / Network New NOTICE: The transition went smoothly last night on Australian TV as the latest episode of Celebrity Apprentice played at the supposed 60 Minutes exhibit on New Zealand “Closing to Beijing” for its billions. …

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Is Bamburg new? Fairtrade University ??

[ad_1] Bamburg University is once again honored for its commitment to sustainable development and ?? Fairtrade University ?? May continue to hold the title of Wear, as noted in a college press release. This title was awarded to him for the first time in 2018. Fairtrade Universities promote the awareness …

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Mexico demands “explanation” from Zara for cultural appropriation

[ad_1] Source: wikimedia MEXICO REQUIREMENTS Zara’s “explanation” for cultural appropriation in their clothing designs. The Mexican government reported this Friday, May 28, that it had sent letters to the brands Zara, Anthropologie and Patowl in which it expressed its position against the misappropriation of textile designs in various communities in …

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An ethical quest to promote artisans – The New Indian Express

[ad_1] Express news service CHENNAI: After agriculture, the looms and handicrafts industry, which employs more than seven million artisans, is the main source of income. But to what extent does the environment enable them today to have sustainable livelihoods? What can we do to promote traditional crafts? How to make …

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Builders’ Merchants News – Imperial Bricks factories meet the highest international standards

[ad_1] All of its manufacturing partners must meet and prove at least four key internationally recognized standards for product quality, sustainability and ethical sourcing. Imperial Bricks now requires all of its manufacturing partners to meet and prove at least four key internationally recognized standards for product quality, sustainability and ethical …

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3 questions: Caroline White-Nockleby on the socio-environmental complexities of renewable energies | MIT News

[ad_1] Caroline White-Nockleby is a doctoral candidate in the MIT Doctoral Program in History, Anthropology and Science, Technology and Society (HASTS), which is co-sponsored by the History and Anthropology Sections, and the Science, Technology and Society program. (STS). White-Nockleby’s research focuses on the evolution of renewable energy infrastructure supply chains. …

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Britain can lead the world to a better future for humans and animals

[ad_1] Carla Owen, CEO | Animal-free research in the UK @AFR_UK A better future where diseases are cured faster without animal suffering is within reach – Britain must lead the rest of the world to seize it Every minute of every day, six animals – many of which are pets, …

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Eagles Mailbag: Who is Philly Sports Tomato Pie?

[ad_1] We’re in the midst of the offseason mode and it’s a lull period, so I’m going to go ahead with our main question this week: @TheNotoriusGVB: Who’s the Tomato Pie from Philly Sports? (I don’t even know what I mean, but I feel like you’ll understand it.) I don’t …

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Australian Ethical (ASX: AEF) share price drops after results update

[ad_1] Image source: Getty Images the Australian Ethical Investment Ltd (ASX: AEF) The stock price fell when the trade opened today after the company announced a profit forecast and trade update for FY21. At the time of writing, the Australian Ethical share price is trading at $ 9.60, down 2%. …

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Overview of the global ethical fashion market to 2030

[ad_1] DUBLIN, May 25, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The report “Global Ethical Fashion Market Report 2021: Growth and Change in COVID-19 to 2030” has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com from offer. This report equips strategists, marketers, and senior management with the essential information they need to assess the global ethical …

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International Chocolatier Confirmed For Chocstock, Tickets On Sale Today

[ad_1] Monday, May 24, 2021, 11:11 a.m.Press release: Chocstock New Zealand’s first artisan chocolate festival kicks off worldwide with Melbourne maker Birdsnake landing in the capital for Chocstock in July, and gourmet chocolate lovers should purchase the limited tickets on sale starting today. hui. Chocstock is the brainchild of Wellington …

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Prince Charles: Small family farms must be at the heart of a sustainable future | Agriculture

[ad_1] The Prince of Wales called on small family farmers across the UK and around the world to come together in a cooperative movement using sustainable farming methods, and to put their plight at the center of environmental action. Small farmers in the UK and EU face their biggest upheavals …

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Comment: $ 5 tank tops can end up costing too much

[ad_1] SINGAPORE: I can’t remember the last time I walked into a fast fashion retail store. And no, just because the pandemic didn’t make me wary of unnecessary contact with people. It’s also not because I got into the habit of shopping online instead. Publicity Publicity It’s because I have …

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From ‘Telco’ to Michelin Mohan

[ad_1] Mohan Kumar, 53, director of Michelin India, died on May 10 in Covid. His entire family was infected and, while his wife and mother recovered, tragically his father also died shortly after him. He had joined Michelin after stints elsewhere as head of passenger car tire sales and took …

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Gordon Brown: G7 must bear the burden of immunizing the world

[ad_1] The writer is the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom First detected in India, spread to Asia and Africa, and now rooted in the UK, a toxic variant of Covid-19 with B. 1.617.2, we’re safe for everyone again. Faced with the irrefutable truth of being. It is safe …

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The soap legend Dr. Bronner’s launches vegan chocolate bars

[ad_1] On August 1, Dr. Bronner’s, a company known for its all-in-one soaps, will launch Dr. Bronner’s Magic All-One Chocolate, a line of vegan chocolate bars, in retailers nationwide. The organic chocolate bars are made with fair trade chocolate and will be available in six flavors: bars accented with whole …

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As illegal conversion of forests for industrial agriculture worsens, this moment is crucial (commentary)

[ad_1] A major new study released today reveals that the illegal conversion of forests for industrial agriculture and exports has worsened. Deforestation of consumer goods is up 28%, of which more than 2/3 is illegal. This has big consequences for the health of our planet: if illegal agro-conversion were a …

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Monsoon opens new boutique in London

[ad_1] Monsoon opened a new boutique today (April 12) on Marylebone High Street in London. The store is part of a ‘monsoon refresh’, taking the brand ‘back to its roots’, and aims to celebrate its ‘heritage, craftsmanship and commitment to sustainability and ethical trading’. The Marylebone High Street location is …

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What is a vaccine “passport” and what is this information used for? : NPR

[ad_1] New York State’s Excelsior Pass is an app that people can use to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test. New York Governor’s Press Office via AP hide caption toggle legend New York Governor’s Press Office via AP New York State’s Excelsior Pass is an app that …

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Global Sesame Market Size 2021 by Key Players, Types, Applications, Countries and Forecast to 2027 – The Bisouv Network

[ad_1] Request a sample download Unbridled population growth and the subsequent increase in demand for agricultural products are pushing the agricultural sector at a steady rate. In view of the rapid growth of agro-sectors such as fertilizers, pesticides, agricultural equipment, agrotech, agricultural production, animal husbandry and many others, companies are …

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4 lessons in ethical technology we learned during the COVID-19 crisis

[ad_1] The chaos caused by the pandemic has highlighted the need for more resilient systems. Technology used responsibly can be an effective tool for social change. We have learned this from applying our principles of ethical use to pandemic response situations. 2020 has shaken our world in unimaginable ways, forcing …

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Column: Getting an overview of international students | Chroniclers

[ad_1] Dan Lee When I started teaching at Augustana in 1974, there were very few international students in college – one or two from Sweden, and that was about it. Today, more than 10% of the student body – 11.9%, to be exact – come from other countries. This places …

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Scottish government considers digital vaccine passports as Boris Johnson insists they won’t be needed for ads

[ad_1] Politics Jean Freeman has confirmed that the Scottish government is considering digital ‘vaccine passports’. Tuesday April 6, 2021, 7:00 a.m. Digital vaccine passports are under consideration The Scottish Health Secretary explained yesterday that work is underway to develop the tools needed for digital vaccine certificates while keeping ethical and …

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Issuers stuck between a rock and a difficult place when building thematic ETFs

[ad_1] “ There is a triangular compromise between the purity of a theme, its diversification and its liquidity ” The proposed revamp of the clean energy index by the S&P Dow Jones Indices (SPDJI) has brought to the fore an uncomfortable discussion about thematic ETFs: should we be more worried …

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Slow, Ethical Online Fashion Marketplace Celebrates 100 Brands Milestone

[ad_1] 4 Reading minutes Urbankissed, a sustainable online marketplace that offers its customers slow and ethical fashion choices across a number of brands, has just added its 100th supplier on board. to take another step forward for the company as well as for the cruelty-free fashion industry as a whole. …

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A ripe digital trade deal for the Indo-Pacific

[ad_1] U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai got off to a heavy start in her new role with a wave of appeals to her counterparts around the world. It is noteworthy that in her conversations so far with Asian partners, she has raised digital trade as an area of ​​potential future …

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The Finance Burrito Podcast: Personal Finance Unpacked

[ad_1] Better money management is a common goal for many Australians across the country. But between searching for articles on interest rates, watching debt-reduction videos, and downloading budgeting apps, finding an easy-to-understand source of financial knowledge can seem overwhelming. That’s why the Mozo team launched The Finance Burrito Podcast, your …

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Say no to child labor

[ad_1] Bombay (Maharashtra) [India], April 5 (ANI / NewsView): The eradication of child labor in all forms of employment is an important issue in the world and all major importing countries, especially the United States in particular, are sensitive to it. In the list of restricted imports of goods released …

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Cushiedoos tonic launch in Edinburgh, ‘Buy One Get Two Trees’ offer

[ad_1] Scottish beverage brand Cushiedoos recently announced plans to launch a new initiative that will see them plant two trees for every case sold. Cushiedoos, an Edinburgh-based company that offers a quinine-free tonic, plans to take an active role in tackling the climate carbon crisis by launching a tree-planting initiative …

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Say no to child labor, India’s textile industry takes proactive action

[ad_1] ANI | Updated: 05 Apr 2021 16:30 STI Bombay (Maharashtra) [India], April 5 (ANI / NewsView): The eradication of child labor in all forms of employment is an important issue in the world and all major importing countries, especially the United States in particular, are sensitive to it.In the …

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Textile industry to stop child labor as importing countries act tough

[ad_1] The Cotton Textiles Export Promotion Council stressed the importance of eradicating child labor in all forms of employment throughout the value chain, mainly importing countries preparing a list of country specific restrictions for children. products that use child labor. The US government recently issued a restriction on the import …

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EDITORIAL: Companies take the lead in ethics

[ad_1] Public debate over the past decades has increasingly focused on buying a better world, as people have come to expect environmentally friendly and ethically sound goods and services. Companies are under increasing pressure to improve their image, ensure the well-being of employees and fulfill their responsibilities, as labor rights …

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April sustainable brands: EDWIN, Bobblehaus, Roopa Pemmaraju, People Tree, Monsoon

[ad_1] In a new monthly series, we will highlight brands that adhere to sustainable practices, methods and products. We hope this series will bring consumers closer to the brands they meet in person and online and guide them towards a sustainable lifestyle. Here is our list of brands for April. …

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Uyghur genocide: Meghan Markle Clevr Blends coffee company involved in Xinjiang trade

[ad_1] Xinjiang Haiyan International Trade, based in Urumqi, the capital of Xinjiang, supplies Clevr mixes with oat milk. The Australian Strategic Policy Institute has identified more than 20 suspected detention centers in the city, including four within a short drive of Xinjiang Haiyan’s office on Pudong Street in Xinshi District. …

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Multinationals cautiously engage in boycott of China

[ad_1] A backlash in China against foreign brands that have sought to distance themselves from “forced labor” in Xinjiang cotton threatens to drag multinationals into a long diplomatic row as Beijing demands that the global garment industry reject the allegations. Online calls, backed by state media, for a boycott of …

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Bangladesh second in ethical audit practices in the supply chain: survey

[ad_1] Bangladesh came second on a list comparing the ethics audit practices of leading industrializing countries, this too during the 2020 pandemic, according to a first quarter report from the chain’s compliance solutions provider. ‘QIMA supply released last week. The Hong Kong-based entity cited best practices from local suppliers in …

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Institute of Biometrics and other groups welcome new industry members

[ad_1] New representatives have joined several cross-sector collaborations aimed at promoting and standardizing security, ethics and privacy in the area of ​​digital identification and biometric technology. Liquid Avatar has joined the Good Health Pass initiative to help revive the struggling travel industry, Bermuda has become a member of the ID2020 …

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Biden struggles for DOJ job that could hold back Silicon Valley

[ad_1] At the very least, ethical standards as interpreted by Biden’s team would force Kanter to recuse himself from the antitrust lawsuit the DOJ brought against Google in October, the people said. The Trump administration has taken a more lenient approach, recruiting senior DOJ antitrust officials to law firms that …

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Maine tomato farmer to reimburse migrant workers’ wages

[ad_1] On March 30, the US Department of Labor announced that it had recovered $ 245,351 in back wages for 117 employees at a greenhouse tomato grower in Madison, Maine. According to DOL, he failed to comply with federal laws governing the wages and working conditions of temporary agricultural workers, …

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Vulnerable unweaned calves need protection in our export trade

[ad_1] The state constantly tells us that the export of live farm animals is a highly regulated industry, with high standards of animal welfare and care. Yet investigations by animal welfare groups in Ireland and other European countries have found violations of EU animal welfare standards, as well as evidence …

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Union calls for ‘new deal’ for Amazon workers in Southampton

[ad_1] A union demands that Amazon workers in Southampton receive a “new deal” as activists are giving staff access to a hotline. The digital giant is urged to recognize unions and share more of its wealth with its workforce – but it insists it is already treating workers well. The …

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How responsible sourcing can save lives

[ad_1] Garment workers suffering at the hands of Myanmar’s military regime are urging Western brands and retailers not to ‘cut and run’. Kate Larsen, Founder of SupplyESChange, explains how to source responsibly in the face of exploitation and abuse. This weekend brought the shocking news of further assassinations of protesters …

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Global Britain – is it about to become a reality?

[ad_1] OPINION: Former New Zealand Minister for Agriculture and Trade and former UK High Commissioner Lockwood Smith was the only non-UK member of the UK Trade and Agriculture Commission (TAC), tasked by Secretary of State for International Trade Liz Truss to seek to find a way forward for Britain to …

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Green signal: CA Institute allows its members to trade equity derivatives

[ad_1] The central council of the CA Institute has given its approval for its members to trade in equity derivatives. However, ICAI members cannot trade commodity derivatives, said Nihar Jambusaria, president of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI). Activity area. As for clients, a CA Institute member cannot …

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Fair Trade USA Draws Attention to Farm Worker Awareness Week

[ad_1] OAKLAND, California. – Fair Trade USA – the leading certifier of fair trade products in North America – celebrates National Farm Worker Awareness Week (March 25-31) and urges consumers and businesses to support affected farming communities by buying and selling sourcing certified fair trade products. As essential farm workers …

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Will Unilever start a supply chain revolution?

[ad_1] Unilever made headlines in January when it became one of the first multinationals in the world to demand that all members of its supply chain providing goods and services directly to them pay their employees a living wage. The progressive plan, which was put in place with the international …

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Call for ethics in vaccines in Europe: do no harm and let more die?

[ad_1] European health agencies have faced this week, with millions of lives at stake, an incredibly high-stakes incarnation of what ethicists call the cart problem. Imagine standing at a railway switch. If you do nothing, a cart rolling down the track will hit three people in its path. If you …

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3 Forex Experts Ethical Investors Can Learn

[ad_1] Are you passionate about being an ethical investor? You’re not alone. The demand for sustainable and ethical investments has exploded in recent years. The United States Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment reports that ESG assets under management (that is, ethical investments) increased from $ 12 trillion to $ …

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COVID-19, Ethical Trade and Women Garment Workers – Viewpoints

[ad_1] Photo courtesy of Huffpost It has been a year since Sri Lanka entered a lockdown. At a recent press briefing by women members of the Sri Lankan Chamber of Garment Exporters, a member of the Joint Garment Association Forum (JAAF) extolled the virtues of the garment industry. I was …

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Lobby for a law to stop the sale of forced labor products in New Zealand

[ad_1] The government is urged to legislate to prevent products made through forced labor from ending up on New Zealand shelves. Some of New Zealand’s biggest retailers – including The Warehouse Group, Kathmandu and Macpac – are involved in the push. The campaign comes as New Zealand’s Uyghur community accuses …

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MPs call for tougher laws to fight modern slavery

[ad_1] A parliamentary committee has called for stricter enforcement of modern slavery law, after concluding that many UK companies are showing ‘willful blindness’ to the potential use of slave labor from the Xinjiang region of China. The Trade, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee said in a report released Wednesday that …

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Country Needs Growth, Private Sector Must Return to Ethical Profits: Chief Economic Advisor

[ad_1] Krishnamurthy Subramanian’s commentary precedes the review of the policy framework and inflation targets by the Monetary Policy Committee chaired by the RBI Governor by March 31. PTI | , Calcutta UPDATE MARCH 13, 2021 at 8:31 p.m. IST Chief Economic Adviser (CEA) Krishnamurthy Subramanian said on Saturday that the …

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6 ethical clothing brands you should know

[ad_1] Buying clothes has become an exercise in avoiding ethical landmines. It seems there is no ethical way to do anything these days, but mostly to buy high quality clothes… or is there? If you know the right places to look, you can find premium craftsmanship at a fraction of …

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Is a new global Britain about to become a reality?

[ad_1] The biggest potential price of Brexit is the UK’s new opportunity to pursue a smart global trade strategy. Freed from the constraints of the European Union’s customs union, Prime Minister Boris Johnson promoted the vision of a new global Britain. The aspiration in government, led by both the Prime …

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