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Climate Change – A long rant!

Climate Change – A long rant!

Posted on20. Jul, 2010 by .

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30 years ago when I was a fresh faced naive graduate I was sitting chatting to my bank manager who was nearing retirement and the conversation turned to the topic of that age … How we were all going to be working a 4day week in the future!.. The BM’s realism and experience quickly cut […]

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Ethical Shopping a nightmare?

Ethical Shopping a nightmare?

Posted on07. Jun, 2010 by .

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In fact it’s a total minefield that to a certain extent you usually pick what you want for a variety of reasons and go with it until somebody tells you not to. Think Kit Kat and the Greenpeace campaign with Nestle. There are that many factors involved in making a selection regarding the ethics of […]

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Oily Palms – Follow up

Oily Palms – Follow up

Posted on17. May, 2010 by .

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GP: This is a win for all that took part in the campaign .. our thanks to all but especially Ingrid Schroder the creator of Cohabitaire.com Hi Paul We are thrilled to bring you some wonderful news. Thanks to you and other Greenpeace supporters, we have won our Nestlé campaign! We can barely believe it. […]

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Oily Palms

Oily Palms

Posted on29. Apr, 2010 by .

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GP: This was written for the beautiful http://www.cohabitaire.com/ site on the 7th April. Living in the city can make the tropics seem very, very far away. It makes it even harder to fathom that almost half the packaged products available on our supermarket shelves contains an ingredient grown in tropical regions all over the world: Palm […]

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