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Ken Clarke: 'unsustainable' debt and deficit will suck UK into low growth trap - Telegraph- "A properly run and organised [economy] should cope perfectly well spending between 35pc and 40pc of GDP. Going above that is the result of problems across the western world, including the UK. "The...
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Buying our products won't buy you a pass to heaven, says Natura founder - Painful, life-threatening experiences offer an extraordinary opportunity to fast track a path to greater wisdom. This was certainly the case for Guilherme Leal, co-founder and co-chairman of Natura...
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Most people are neither 'alarmist' nor 'in denial' about climate change - No-one likes to be pigeon-holed, but labelling and counter-labelling is an inevitable part of any contentious discussion. From the pro-lifers in arguments about abortion (implying that supporting...
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Secretive research monkey facilities come under scrutiny in Florida - A series of events has put a tiny Florida county of less than 40,000 residents at the center of national and international controversy regarding monkey breeding and research. They include lawsuits,...
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Shellfish face high risk from ocean acidification, new study finds - As oceans become more acidic, the US shellfish business is facing "high economic riskť in 15 out of 23 coastal states, according to a study published Monday in the Nature Climate Change journal. Ma...
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C-Suite interview: Alexandra Palt, Chief Sustainability Officer of L’Oreal- Europes leading meeting place for corporate leaders delivering sustainable business. The Summit will address some of the key issues and opportunities, including: sustainable innovation, collaborat...
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Using Facebook As A Platform For Your Legacy - Forbes- During a recent webinar, a retired woman asked if there were any key areas she may be overlooking with regard to her estate plan and final expenses. My response wasnt exactly what she expected. I ...
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Shop — All Articles — Grantourismo- Skip the touristy floating markets such as Damnoen Saduak if youre a fan of street food. Instead, make a beeline for these comparatively off-the-tourist-radar spots which we believe are the best B...
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Observer Ethical Awards 2015 - nominate now - We are looking for someone whos put ethical issues on the agenda, from environmental issues to civil rights and beyond. Were on a mission to find and honour the most active, resourceful and succe...
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Essar Leaks reveal less about politicians, more about journalists like Ashish Khetan & Shoma Chaudhury- After trying to create a huge buzz- which soon faded under the discourses of World Cup, Railway Budget and Union Budget - Indian Express has yet again failed to simulate anything close to the Radia...
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Can we design machines to automate ethics? – Tom Chatfield – Aeon- For the French philosopher Paul Virilio, technological development is inextricable from the idea of the accident. As he put it, each accident is an inverted miracle... When you invent the ship, you ...
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Walmart and eBay oppose shareholder resolutions to disclose gender pay gap - Online marketplace eBay has said it will oppose a shareholder proposal that would require it to disclose any gap in gender pay. Arjuna Capital, a sustainable wealth management arm of investment adv...
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Investors ask oil companies to disclose refineries' risks from climate change - Investors and nonprofits on Thursday asked the five largest US oil companies to disclose risks to their facilities from climate change. In letters signed by Calvert Investments, Pax World Managemen...
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Made in Britain: UK textile workers earning ÂŁ3 per hour - While Leicesters giant red brick spinning mills might have fallen silent, they have been replaced by the noise of thousands sewing machines whirring across a network of small garment factories and...
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New Books – February 2015- Citizen Coke - The Making of Coca-Cola Capitalism By Bartow J. Elmore How did one of the worlds most iconic brands build its global empire The easy answer is advertising, but the real formula to ...
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The ethical blindness of algorithms – Quartz- Can an algorithm be racist Its a question that should be of concern for all data-driven organizations. From analytics that help law enforcement predict future crimes, to retailers assessing the l...
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Small Business Start Up Help, News Of Startups-ups.co - The International Business Standards Organization (IBSO) invites you to be one of the first participants in a free project meant to promote sustainable and positive business practices with an empha...
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Ethical Issues of The Future of Medicine: The Top 10 - The Medical Futurist Newsletter 28/02/2015-archive1.com - While I was writing my book, The Guide to the Future of Medicine, I was constantly thinking about all the ethical issues disruptive technologies will make us face in the coming years. Im a born op...
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PLOS Computational Biology: Ethical Challenges of Big Data in Public Health- Digital epidemiology, also referred to as digital disease detection (DDD), is motivated by the same objectives as traditional epidemiology. However, DDD focuses on electronic data sources that emer...
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PLOS Computational Biology: Confronting the Ethical Challenges of Big Data in Public Health- Citation: Bourne PE (2015) Confronting the Ethical Challenges of Big Data in Public Health. PLoS Comput Biol 11(2): e1004073. doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1004073 This is an open-access article, free o...
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Ethical Issues of The Future of Medicine: The Top 10- While I was writing my book, The Guide to the Future of Medicine, I was constantly thinking about all the ethical issues disruptive technologies will make us face in the coming years. Im a born op...
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Ethical Dilemmas Surrounding the Use of Ventricular Assist Devices in Supporting Patients with End-Stage Organ Dysfunction- Estimates from 2010 indicate there are approximately 5.8 million heart failure patients in the United States, with an incidence of 670,000 new diagnoses made each year.1 The number of patients awai...
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Being an Ethical Warrior: How Labeling Theory Influences Police Officers and Their Patrol Perceptions- When police officers arrest someone, they often intentionally or unintentionally label that person as a deviant individual. Being labeled as a "bad guyť can actually perpetuate a persons negative ...
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Ethical Procurement and Supply - The Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply- Completing the E-learning and passing the test signifies your knowledge and commitment to act with integrity and results in recognition from CIPS that you are trained in ethics, in the form of a ce...
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Bundle: The Legal Environment of Business: Text and Cases – Ethical, Regulatory, Global, and Corporate Issues, 8th + Business Law CourseMate with eBook Printed Access Card- Comprehensive, authoritative, and cutting-edge, THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS combines a classic "black letter lawť approach with an interesting and accessible reader-friendly format. The cases...
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The Foursquare Protocol - Decision-Making Skills from MindTools.com- Imagine this scenario: Your best sales representative has a reputation for being a "ladies man." Youre fine with what he does in his own time, but hes starting to bring his behavior to work. You...
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Ethics and the User Experience - Privacy-design.org - Ethical conduct differs from legal conduct. Legal conduct is ensuring that you meet the expectation of a users legal system and comply with any laws that might affect the work you do. Ethical cond...
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How to Be an Affiliate With a Great Program That Will Make You Money-articles-mines-t.cu.cc - Affiliate Program Review and how it will get you money fast I want to start by saying I use to have no money and I use to work at a hospital as a bed maker. I was introduced by one of my friends ab...
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Why rush to source alternatives to palm oil is problematic - The EU has agreed to put a cap on the amount of palm oil, soy, maize and other food crops to be used in biofuels. After a long-running dispute between industry and environmental groups, members of ...
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Child labour in the fashion supply chain - where, why and what can business do? - Some 170 million children were in child labour in 2012, according to the International Labour Organisation, touching areas of our lives from fashion to food. To achieve true sustainability, busines...
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The truth behind the story on the 'world's oldest tree' being cut down - In December the World News Daily Report (WNDR) published an article claiming that the "worlds oldest treeť had been cut down along the Brazil-Peru border in the Amazon. It stated that a "giant Sam...
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Reducing Food Waste Is Good for Economy and Climate, Report Says » EcoWatch- Its no secret that a significant portion of the food grown and produced globally ends up as waste, whether from our homes, restaurants, schools or institutions of various sorts. A new report, Stra...
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BrandWatch – February 2015- Google ranks top, Body Shop empowers women, sustainable aluminium standard unveiled and Shell pays out Google has taken top spot for best corporate social responsibility reputation in 2014, topplin...
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Fairtrade Fortnight 2015- Fairtrade Fortnight is coming - 23 February - 8 March 2015! Here youll find everything you need to get your community involved. Weve come so far since the first Fairtrade Fortnight in 1995, educa...
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1,267 Things Only People Who See The White Dress Will Understand- If you see it as blue and black, and only blue and black, you should stop reading at once - although, in fact, it doesnt matter; none of what follows will make any sense to you. You are, essential...
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Chapter 56: Facts & opinion- In this chapter, we discuss what facts and opinions are, and why journalists must distinguish between them. We give advice on reporting both facts and opinions, and suggest ways of dealing with rum...
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Episode 11: Christian and Polyamorous- In this episode, we are joined by Rev. Lawrence Richardson of the Shift United Church of Christ who brings his perspective on how a person can live a fulfilling life as a Christian and still live a...
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Out of the Ashes: Wrestling with Faith in a World of Good and Evil- In our world of beauty and brokenness, the reality of pain stirs in us a deep yearning for redemption. Our experiences of suffering as well as our times of joy prompt us to search for deeper meanin...
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OUR STORY — Baobab Batik-batik.com - Baobab Batik is a social enterprise based in Swaziland, Southern Africa, founded by Els Hooft in 1991. She wished to follow her passion of creating batiks, as well as offering sustainable work oppo...
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How To Write Your Spiritual Ethical Will review. How To Write Your Spiritual Ethical Will report- We provide professional and user based digital product reviews How To Write Your Spiritual Ethical Will Review, is How To Write Your Spiritual Ethical Will a scam If you are nonetheless thinking w...
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The mission of the Ethical Brand Foundation is to deliver entrepreneurial initiative development and support to disadvantaged communities wherever these are found – from the back streets of major cities to remote villages on every continent.

We aim to provide people from all cultures and socio–economic backgrounds with the knowledge, practical skills as well as the technical support and confidence to find their feet in self employment; to participate and compete in the global economy with an emphasis on self reliance and personal integrity.

We are self funded by supporting genuine ethical brands in various ways so that they enjoy sustainable competitive advantage.

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