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Girls, Not Brides- This article first appeared on Project Syndicate on April 22, 2015. It was written by Graça Machel and Mabel van Oranje, and it is republished with kind permission from the editor. When Memory Band...
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Join @GuardianSustBiz live chat on nut supply chain, Wed 29 April, 1pm BST- In February, eight thieves made off with seven tonnes of pine nuts - worth £300,000 - from a factory in Vado Ligure, near Genova in Italy. With poor weather and a parasite blighting pine trees in t...
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Two years after Rana Plaza, have conditions approved in Bangladesh’s factories?- On 24 April 2013, an eight-story garment factory collapsed in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh. The buildings fall killed 1,134 people and injured hundreds of others. The Rana Plaza tragedy was no...
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Women at the top is better for business and the environment- In the pale, male corridors of corporate power, Indra Nooyi represents a rare exception. Shes a woman, sure. But shes also won praise for her long-term strategic vision, highlighted most clearly ...
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Shell lobbied to undermine EU renewables targets, documents reveal- Shell successfully lobbied to undermine European renewable energy targets ahead of a key agreement on emissions cuts reached in October last year, newly released documents reveal. At the time of th...
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From bartending to brokering: mixing up a new career- David Beegun has spent 14 years behind bars, both in his native Chicago and, since 2011, in Brooklyns Cains Tavern. Last year, he was nominated for Best Bartender in The Village Voice Readers Ch...
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Seven days (almost) living off-grid in London- Can a confirmed city-dweller shake the shackles of modern convenience culture and live off-grid in London for a week I was going to find out. I initially proposed to spend a week off-grid. Go hard...
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How much do you know about the nuts you snack on? - quiz- Consider yourself a professional snacker of nuts Find out how much you know about them and share your score with @GuardianSustBiz using #knowyournuts Join live chat on biggest risks to our supply ...
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Disposable tampons aren't sustainable, but do women want to talk about it?- Half the population deals with it on a monthly basis, but frank discussions about what menstruation does to womens bodies, moods and abilities is not encouraged by society - just ask tennis player...
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Ethical Swimwear - I last bought a swimsuit six years ago: since then my body shape has changed a bit (or maybe my swimsuit has just shrunk...!) and now Im on the hunt for some ethical swimwear.  A reader also recentl...
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Britain’s craft boom produces new model artisan army- For someone at the forefront of the burgeoning craft movement, James Boardwell is a little reticent about his own abilities. "Ive never sold anything, but I dabble in woodwork, said the chief exe...
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Nike and Adidas show cautious support for eco-friendly dye technology- It has been a significant step forward for the textile sector. Up until now the effluent from dye houses that can often be seen in rivers flowing through the textile manufacturing areas of India, C...
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A round-the-world scientific expedition will use drones to study plastic pollution- Race for the Water, a Swiss marine research expedition focused on plastic pollution, last week announced its plan to collect and analyze samples of plastic found on the worlds most remote island b...
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People cheat when ethical boundaries are ambiguous- A new study has revealed that ambiguous situations make it easier for people to justify their ethical transgressions. New research suggested that situational ambiguity was one avenue for justificat...
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World's first genetically modified human embryo raises ethical concerns - Deep Stuff- It all started with a rumour. Then just six weeks ago, a warning rang out in the scientific journal Nature, expressing "grave concerns regarding the ethical and safety implications of creating the...
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Registration- Accountable care organizations (ACOs) are proliferating and already include over 30 million patients. The payment structure of health care affects the ethical issues arising in the practice of medi...
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Ethical Decision-Making Webinar Part I: Introduction to Ethical Decision Making- The Ethical Decision-Making Webinar is a free, highly interactive, case-based webinar led by CFA Institute staff that will provide participants with the framework to analyze situations from an ethi...
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The State of Sustainability – Key Takeaways- Some key takeaways from the State of Sustainability 2015 report This year is an important year for sustainability. With the upcoming post-2015 global development agenda and COP21, this year could s...
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NGOWatch – April 2015- Chinas online wildlife trade, closing the gender gap, food shelf-life and Uber-empowered women Chinas illegal wildlife trade moves to social media According to wildlife trade monitoring organisat...
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International Businesses Standards Organization (IBSO)- We, business owners, leaders from business, international agencies and institutions, non-government and civil society organizations, academia and the media, by signing the Worldwide Charter for Fai...
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Marks & Spencer, Gentle Giant- LONDON, United Kingdom - A chain is only as strong as its weakest link. In fashions global supply chain, that link is the unethical state of its garment factories. "In Cambodia I met with workers ...
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Do it yourself death panel- Federal law allows states to recover Medicaid costs from heirs. This little known provision is getting more attention as part of the debate over Medicaid expansion. The Wall Street Journal (New Wri...
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Stockpicking is the most ethical way to invest- The problem with funds is you dont control whats in them. With shares though, you can draw the ethical line where you want, which is good for the individual and society. On Thursday, I was one of...
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Big Data’s big libertarian lie: Facebook, Google and the Silicon Valley ethical overhaul we need- Why has Big Data so quickly become a part of industry dogma Beyond the tremendous amounts of money being thrown at Big Data initiatives, both in research dollars and marketing efforts designed to ...
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Is it plagiarism or just standard practice?- Q. My company solicits bids from multiple vendors for jobs. We award the job to one vendor, and then cull the best ideas from all the vendors proposals to create the specs for the job that only th...
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Call To Arms: Resist Paid Book Reviews- A recent hot topic in the publishing world is writers paying for Amazon reviews. A number of high profile and best-selling authors have been called on the carpet for their extensive use of review s...
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Ethical Procurement and Supply - The Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply- Understanding: Increase your ability to recognise situations where you need to consider ethics and social responsibility, to act with integrity and to determine how best to respond Commitment: Demo...
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How a Toronto prof changed artificial intelligence- Often they involve more than one. In December, Microsoft-owned Skype unveiled a demo version of a real-time translation service. As one caller speaks English or Spanish, the program renders it in t...
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Experts: Photo illustration that accompanied retracted Rolling Stone article raises ethical questions- A photo illustration packaged with Rolling Stones debunked University of Virginia gang rape expose raises ethical questions beyond the magazines shattered reporting, experts said Wednesday. The i...
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Which Truth is More Important? The Documentarian's Ethical Dilemma- Documentarians face quandaries at every phase of the process. Is it ethical to film this subject What footage do I include Do I have a "right" to tell this story What is most important-a literal...
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Observer Ethical Awards 2015: nominees for campaigner of the year- Vote here for your favourite campaigner of the year, and you will also be entered into our prize draw. Full prize details are available here. Click here to read the terms and conditions. Mark Berry...
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WIE Awards And LDNY-Legacy Collection Fashion Show Live Stream: Celebrating Inspirational Women And Ethical Fashion- If you werent lucky enough to join Joanna Lumley, David Gandy and Malaika Firth on the guest list for the fifth Women: Inspiration and Enterprise (WIE) Awards, you can still enjoy watching the act...
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Media Manager job with PETA - People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals Foundation (PETA UK) - an affiliate of PETA US, the largest animal rights organisation in the world - is dedicated to establishing and protecting the rig...
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Adam Sandler’s ugly track record with race: The dumb, offensive, unfunny movie moments that came before “The Ridiculous Six”- Adam Sandler is probably not a racist, but his movies definitely have a long history of racial insensitivity. If anything, its surprising that he hasnt been called out about this (at least on a l...
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10 Top Tips for Writing Relevant, Ethical Marketing Copy - Can online marketing copy serve our customers rather than capture and convert them Marketer Lynn Serafinn shares her tips in Part 6 of this 6-part series. Throughout this 6-part series, Ive b...
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We need our leaders to speak out on climate change, not stay silent- Something is missing from the British general election campaign. Climate change had its 3.5 seconds of fame during the seven-way leaders debate, but has barely been heard of since. Save for the oc...
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Local and national interests clash in Indonesia's palm oil industry- The industry of palm oil, the product found in everything from chocolate to lipstick that is habitually reviled by environmentalists, is facing new challenges due to unrest in key producing regions...
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In Washington, a handful of corporations lobby against climate change- Brad Figels official title is vice president of public affairs at Mars, the global food manufacturer, but he describes his job more simply. "Im a lobbyist, he says. "Ive learned to admit it, h...
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Keurig Green Mountain sustainability report 2014 review: A brewing problem- Keurig Green Mountain has a history of disrupting the market for growth. Can it disrupt its own success to grow sustainably You know the saying - you cant make an omelette without breaking eggs. ...
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Arms companies ‘getting more ethical,’ study claims- Anti-bribery laws have made British arms companies more ethical over the last three years, according to an NGO which has heavily criticized the industry in the past. In its 2015 Defence Companies A...
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Two Friends of the Earth campaigners on Observer Ethical Awards shortlist- Anna Watson, the brains behind our solar schools campaign, and Helen Rimmer who campaigns against fracking in Lancashire, have each made the Observer Ethical Awards shortlist for 2015. Voting is op...
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