"But the real power of a business is is in how it conducts its everyday operations and integrating environmental concerns right in the day-to-day activities: how you source your ingredients, your banking relationships, your marketing, all these activities." … [Read more...] about Did Ben & Jerry’s change Unilever?
"In addition, we got a guarantee that there would be no further change before 2018 and agreement that after that date, no further announcements of change would be made before there is full consultation with the trade unions," said Unite's national officer Jennie Formby. … [Read more...] about Unilever pension dispute breakthrough
Figueres later agreed that the $100m proposed in 2009 as compensation for poor countries would not be enough for them to build defences and adapt their economies. "It was a figure plucked from a hat … $100bn is not enough [to meet] the mitigation and not at all for the adaptation costs. The International Energy Agency has suggested it may cost $1 trillion over 25 years just for adaptation. $100bn is a freckle on the map of what needs to be invested." … [Read more...] about Extreme weather is ‘silver lining’ for climate action: Christiana Figueres
PM considers law change for migrant removals Use of navy ships to stop migrants 'dangerous' What and where Channel migrants are escaping from Did Ben & Jerry's change Unilever? On Tuesday, the official Ben and Jerry's UK Twitter account posted several tweets tagging the home secretary, which began: "Hey @PritiPatel, we think the real crisis is our lack of humanity for people fleeing war, climate change and torture." … [Read more...] about Priti Patel: Home Secretary takes on Ben and Jerry’s over migrant boats
The president also said that while the summit would address Europe's fiscal situation, it was "also important, also critical, to focus on the urgent challenge that confronts some one billion men, women and children around the world: the injustice of chronic hunger." … [Read more...] about Obama unveils US food security plan for Africa