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Food waste an ‘enormous’ economic problem say G20 ministers

WITH CLIMATE change impacts intensifying pressure on food supplies, action must be taken to prevent 1.3bn tonnes of annual food waste, say agricultural ministers.                   The two-day G20 meeting focused on the problems of food security and nutrition, and the impacts of climate change.   With food…
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The next green thing: tax

ENVIRONMENTAL AND social issues have traditionally been the focus of social responsibility within companies. But with economic hardship growing for both the general public and governments, there is a new ethical issue on the block: tax.                     And the media love it. The Guardian’s recent story…
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Don’t rely on Government

77% believe governments need catastrophe to tackle climate change   EXPERT AND public confidence in the ability of national governments to tackle global environmental, economic and social challenges is at a severe low. This will mean businesses taking the lead.   As world leaders prepare to gather at the G20 and Rio+20 conferences later this month, two…
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