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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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Big ten food companies emit more greenhouse gases than Scandinavia

THE ‘Big 10’ food and drink companies together emit more greenhouse gases than Scandinavia and, if they were an individual country, would rank as the 25th most polluting, Oxfam revealed today. It warned that companies are risking financial ruin if they do not do more to tackle climate change.            …
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SAI Platform launches Farmer Self Assessment for sustainable agriculture

MEMBERS OF the Sustainable Agriculture Initiative (SAI) Platform have developed the world’s first industry aligned Farmer Self Assessment of sustainable agriculture practices.                           The Self Assessment has been designed to enable farmers to assess their sustainable agriculture practices in a way that is…
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Prince of Wales launches sustainability network for CFO’s

THE PRINCE OF Wales has launched a leadership network for CFOs from some of the leading businesses across Europe.   Established by the The Prince of Wales’ Accounting for Sustainability Project the aim of the network is to embed environmental and social issues into company strategy and finance.   The Chief Financial Officer Leadership Network…
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Bottled Water Rising to the Challenge

Bottled water has been a target for the green lobby. But underneath the surface, manufacturers like Danone Waters are working hard to reduce their environmental impact – a move which is gaining praise from retail customers, suppliers and environmentalists alike.   A heavy product that is transported hundreds of miles, is vastly more expensive than…
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