Ethical Trade

The Guardian’s Take on Global Vaccine Inequality: Reckless and Unethical | Editorial

The statistics are blatant and shameful. In an exasperated intervention earlier this week, the Director-General of the World Health Organization, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, pointed out that of the 4.8 billion doses of Covid vaccine delivered worldwide to date, approximately 75% went to only 10 countries. The level of vaccine donations …

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“Made in Afghanistan” once symbolized hope. Now it’s fear.

Haseeb Rahimi, a 30-year-old Afghan entrepreneur, and his younger sister, Rahiba Rahimi, a designer, had big plans for 2021. This was going to be the year they took Laman, their five-year-old, international fashion brand. Already, they had organized a parade at the American Embassy in Kabul, equipped the candidates with …

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Three federal parties on the offensive despite Trudeau’s absence on campaign day 6 – Coast Mountain News

The three main federal parties launched attacks on each other on Saturday, undeterred by the absence of Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau on day six of the federal campaign. While it is not unusual for party leaders to take a day off on Saturday, as it is traditionally the day that …

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Three coaches open accounts for new season at Spreyton meeting | Examiner

sport, local-sport, Three coaches notched their first wins of the season at Spreyton on Sunday with a strong favorite, a big drifter and an underdog. Rising Light was confidently backed from $ 4.50 to $ 2.45 before scoring for Wesley Vale coach Gaetan Delon in the Class 1 Plate. Merv …

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As vaccination warrants spread, protests ensued – some spurred on by nurses

A few hundred demonstrators lined the sidewalk Monday outside San Diego’s Rady Children’s Hospital to rally against California’s impending vaccination warrants for healthcare workers. And to the disappointment of many medical professionals, some of the protesters were nurses wearing hospital gowns. It was the kind of protest that was common …

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Unlocking the sustainability potential of circular processes by applying systems thinking

Concept of circular economy. Infinity symbol from green arrow and blue puzzle pieces, on the … [+] wooden wall background. getty By Rachel Meidl, Vilma Havas and Brita Staal Over the past decade, the concept of circular economy has become a central pillar in many governments and corporate sustainability strategies. …

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20 in 20 2021: Lillian Crabb

React (formerly Young Actors Theater) general manager and costume designer Lillian Crabb spent a few years working in Boston at Brilliant Earth, a diamond and jewelry retailer focused on ethical sourcing. She was passionate about gemstones, jewelry design, and ethical trading, so it was a good choice after graduating from …

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The arms race between China and the United States – The Diplomat

Publicity China has cropped on the qualitative military advantage of the United States in many ways over the past decades, building up competitive or asymmetric capacities at a substantial rate. But despite all of its progress in modernizing its own military, it has yet to reach parity with the United …

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Dr. Bronner’s makes vegan chocolate like soap: sustainably

If Dr. Bronner’s name doesn’t ring a bell, the label certainly will. The iconic label on the brand’s soap bottle is a puzzle of extremely fine prints so close together that you need reading glasses to decipher it. Despite the dizzying label, this soap is flying off the shelves, favored …

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Turning Point: New Zealand Museums Struggle With Return of Stolen Maori Remains | New Zealand

In 2009, Āwhina Twomey received a phone call from a friend and member of her Rangitāne o Wairau iwi (tribe), asking if she could be in the South Island at 4 am the following Saturday. She backed down at first, but then heard the reason: Canterbury Museum had agreed to …

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