Ethical Trade

Global Britain – is it about to become a reality?

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 support …

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

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 trade …

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Fair Trade USA Draws Attention to Farm Worker Awareness Week

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 continue …

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Will Unilever start a supply chain revolution?

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 charity …

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

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 pull …

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3 Forex Experts Ethical Investors Can Learn

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 $ 17 …

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

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 the …

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

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 puzzled …

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MPs call for tougher laws to fight modern slavery

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 there …

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6 ethical clothing brands you should know

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 the …

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