Ethical Trade

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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