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

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 country …

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Is a new global Britain about to become a reality?

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 Minister …

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11,000 business loans remain postponed: Kate Carnell calls for additional support

Australia’s Small Business and Family Ownership Ombudsman Kate Carnell has called on the Victorian government to go further in compensating small businesses, following the five-day lockdown over Valentine’s Day weekend . Carnell said the Andrews government recently announced support package does not go far enough to compensate small businesses that …

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Aberdeen boss Derek McInnes worries about pushing the practice loan stars too hard to see the forward’s injury curse strike again

Aberdeen boss Derek McInnes is concerned that pushing his training loan stars too hard could backfire and cause the forward to injure himself. With just one goal in eight games, McInnes needs his punching power to start scoring goals now in the pursuit of third place. McInnes only has two …

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