Ethical Trade

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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