Tag Archives: Behind the Brands

Can less meat mean more profit?

Have you heard of World Meat Free Day? Nope. Neither had I. But it was on July 13th. Oh. Cue a flurry of polls showing that people want to eat less meat and demanding more vegetarian options from us then? You’ve got it. Younger people are particularly keen flexitarians apparently. They would be. Nearly half…
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Food brands make “major strides” on environment commitments

Make sure you’re sitting down. Oxfam has applauded the world’s biggest food and drink firms for making “significant commitments” to improve their ethical and environmental policies. The charity’s latest “Behind the Brands” scorecard, which tracks the 10 largest food and drink companies, shows “major strides” have been made in areas such as gender inequality, protecting…
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Nestlé tops Oxfam’s “Behind the Brands” scorecard

NESTLÉ HAS topped Oxfam’s “Behind the Brands” scorecard for the second year running. The most recent scorecard was unveiled, with Nestlé being given the highest overall score of 64%, up from 61% in September 2013.                           Oxfam launched "Behind the Brands" in 2013…
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Oxfam land report names and shames big brands

A NEW REPORT by Oxfam on the use of land for sugar crops in developing countries makes claims that some of the biggest food and drink brands in the world are not doing enough to stop poor people from being forced from their land and homes to make way to grow crops     The…
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