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The World Trade Organization's Trade Facilitation Agreement at two: Where do members stand'   
February 22, 2019
Source: UNCTAD - The 22 February 2019 not only marks the second anniversary of the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement, but it is also a critical implementation date. But an initial step – notification on implementation and assistance –...
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Fund groups nod through huge CEO pay deals, says non-profit group   
February 22, 2019
Source: Financial Times - Fund groups, including Fidelity Investments, BlackRock and Axa Investment Managers, opposed just a handful of the 100 biggest pay deals last year, according to As You Sow, the California non-profit group. Northern Trust, the...
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Because finding sustainable activewear shouldn’t be harder than your workout—here are 7 places to start   
February 22, 2019
Source: Well+Good - It’s a member of the Better Cotton Initiative, as well as the Sustainable Apparel Coalition, which helps maintain standards when it comes to both environmental and labor-law standards. Plus, the brand’s vowed to be...
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Pension funds getting more involved with CEO pay – report   
February 22, 2019
Source: Pensions&Investments - More pension funds and other large shareholders are voting against CEO pay packages considered excessive, but it will take more involvement to fix the problem, according to a report released Thursday by As You Sow, a nonprofit...
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WTO chief sees no end in sight to U.S. blockage   
February 21, 2019
Source: Reuters - BUCHAREST (Reuters) - World Trade Organization members are now clear what the United States’s concerns are over how the group settles disputes, but there is no sign of resolution to a crisis that threatens to paralyze the...
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Rising UK-China Oil Trade Could Soften Blow of No-Deal Brexit   
February 21, 2019
Source: nytimes.com - While Britain and the European Union remain in talks over Brexit, tariffs and other terms governing Britain's trade with most of the globe would be set under World Trade Organization rules under a no-deal departure from the EU....
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Fat bats withstand the effects of white-nose syndrome, study finds   
February 21, 2019
Source: Phys.org - Credit: Michael Schirmacher, Bat Conservation International Although white-nose syndrome (WNS) has pushed some bat populations to extinction, researchers have found that higher fat stores are ...
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More Chocolate = More Happiness All Around   
February 21, 2019
Source: CSR Wire - WEST BRIDGEWATER, Mass., Aug. 22 /CSRwire/ - Equal Exchange, the nation's leading Fair Trade brand, is proud to introduce their new 3.5 oz (100g) Fair Trade chocolate bars: Organic Ecuador Dark Chocolate (65% cocoa content) and ...
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Coalition to add $1bn to climate fund   
February 21, 2019
Source: The Australian - He said modelling by Reputex on Labor’s 45 per cent emissions-reduction target had shown it would cut wholesale power prices by 25 per cent, while driving job-creating investment in renewables. “Australians …...
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Arizona grower raises $3 Million through Fair Trade program   
February 21, 2019
Source: FreshPlaza - In what the company describes as a monumental achievement, the community development funds generated by the sales of Wholesum’s Fair Trade Certified produce has surpassed the $3 million mark in just five years, with over $1...
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