The UK's 5 richest families own more wealth than 12.6 million of us together

Report out today shows the UK’s five richest families are wealthier than the poorest 20% of the population combined

It's been a long time since stately homes ruled the British countryside, but it seems wealth is once again congregating in the safes of a new UK elite, and at a growing rate.  New...

Panning for gold in Australia

Super rich getting richer at a rate of knots, says Forbes magazine

What's the difference between 85 and 67? One year, according to Forbes. Because with newly calculated figures available for 2014 it appears that now just 67 people own the same wealth as the...

Yeb Sano

I’ve seen how climate change makes people hungry. We must act now.

Guest blog by Yeb Saño (pictured), Climate Change Commissioner for the Philippines. ...

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...

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...

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...

Members of the Mubende community

Mubende community in Uganda moves forward with implementation of agreement with New Forests Company

In July 2013, the Mubende community in Uganda signed an agreement with the New Forests Company through a process of mediation that was facilitated by the Office of the Compliance Advisor/Ombudsman...

Time for change: UN Security Council demands humanitarian access across Syria

"This resolution should not have been necessary", UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon told the 15 member states of the UN Security Council on their unanimous adoption of a resolution demanding...

Mariam with her chickens

But why?

The other day, someone asked me why I care about climate change. To be honest, I was taken aback - after all, the person I was talking to reads the papers and has surely seen some of the same articles...

Our Year as Young Ambassadors

As we move into 2014, Sam and Millie, our committed Young Ambassadors for 2013, reflect on their experiences during an eventful year of campaigning for Send My Friend to School, and give some words...

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