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  • The Fashion Transparency Index: 2019 report ranks world's biggest brands April 24, 2019
    The index shines the spotlight on who is disclosing what in the fashion industryAdidas, Reebok and H&M are among the brands leading the way when it comes to transparency in their supply chain, a new report has found. The Fashion Transparency Index has rated 200 of the world’s biggest brands (chosen on the basis of […]
    Scarlett Conlon
  • Arresting the climate change catastrophe | Letters April 17, 2019
    Readers share their views on Extinction Rebellion, activism and the importance of implementing systemic change to prevent an ecological catastropheOur unsustainable lifestyles and commitment to perpetual economic growth have become the major drivers of climate change and loss of biodiversity on Earth (Only rebellion will prevent an ecological apocalypse, 15 April). Our politicians fail to […]
  • Poorest countries bear the brunt as aid levels fall for second successive year April 10, 2019
    Experts warn of ‘step backwards’ in fight against global poverty as latest figures show 3% drop in aid to most vulnerable statesExperts have warned that the fight against global poverty has taken a backward step after the publication of new figures showing foreign aid has fallen for a second successive year.Aid levels dropped last year […]
    Lucy Lamble
  • Merkel calls for international unity in the face of global health threats October 17, 2018
    German chancellor tells world health summit that states must cooperate in battle against disease and epidemicsAngela Merkel has urged countries to work together in the fight against global health threats, warning that disease and epidemics are security risks that do not respect national borders.Addressing international health experts in Berlin, the German chancellor acknowledged that global […]
    Rebecca Ratcliffe
  • More than three million Australians living in poverty, Acoss report reveals October 16, 2018
    Peak welfare body calls for overhaul of employment services and at least two days a week of subsidised early childhood carePoverty has become a consistent feature of Australian life, with millions still living below the breadline despite 27 years of uninterrupted economic growth, the Australian Council of Social Service says.A vital circuit-breaker is needed, including […]
    Gareth Hutchens

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