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What it's like to campaign with Oxfam

I've never really thought of myself as a political activist (and still don't!) but I have always felt a strong moral obligation to speak out against injustice and to help unheard...

The truth Behind the Brands

5 positive steps to tackling climate change

Today we're celebrating yet another win in the fight against climate change: food giant Kellogg have committed to reducing their emissions and taken bold steps to tackle climate change, thanks...

General Mills has the makings of a climate leader thanks to your campaigning

After two months of campaigning we're thrilled to announce that General Mills - once ranked last on climate change policies on our Behind the Brands scorecard - has committed to setting targets...

How your campaigning support helps Oxfams UK Poverty work

Our recent Below the Breadline report and the subsequent debates that it triggered online and in the media drew a lot of attention to the work that Oxfam does on poverty in the UK. Importantly, it...

Cameron and Clegg need your help to set EU targets on climate change.

Cameron and Clegg need your help

The Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister need your help to make some big EU decisions! In just a few months they and other European Heads of State will agree what to include in the EU's...

Oxfam volunteers

Changing the perceptions of volunteering

In this guest blog, Huffington Post blogger Liam Beattie describes the benefits of volunteering for Oxfam. You can follow him on Twitter here: @Liam_Beattie. This year, 1-7 June saw the...

Kiboga community leaders sign a final agreement with the New Forests Company in Uganda.

Second Ugandan community reaches agreement with British company

In September 2011, Oxfam profiled a land deal in Uganda in which villagers were being evicted to make way for timber plantations. One of the affected communities, located in Uganda's Mubende...

The truth Behind the Brands

Feeding people doesn’t have to mean feeding climate change: 4 steps food companies can take to help stop climate change

No company is too big to listen to its customers.  When enough of us speak out, companies listen. Last year more than 400,000 of you called on companies to do more for women in their supply...

Virginia Ñuñonca

One woman’s story of fighting climate change – and how you can join her

"I see the climate is changing a lot," says Virginia Ñuñonca (pictured above), a farmer and community leader in the Peruvian highlands. "Before it wasn't like this. Sometimes these...

You spoke. Pepsi listened.

Pushing PepsiCo to the Max on land grabs

When enough of us speak out, companies listen. Today PepsiCo proved this. The second biggest food and beverage company in the world has committed to put its full weight behind preventing land...

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