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On the shape of the new 2015 climate agreement being negotiated this week, Tracy Carty, Oxfam Climate Change Policy Adviser, said:
"Countries can't just set goals on their own - this is a recipe for free riders and a race to the bottom, and has proved totally incapable of keeping rising global temperatures within a safe threshold or addressing climate change's numerous threats.
A new coalition of tea companies, non-governmental organisations and certification organisations said today that systemic problems are locking-in low wages for tea workers.
The members of the coalition are committed to working together with other key stakeholders, including tea producers, governments, retailers and trade unions, to find a solution to a complex and challenging set of issues.
A new report,...
In response to Mondelez's announcement today that they will take steps to address inequality facing women in their cocoa supply chains following pressure from consumers as part of international aid agency Oxfam's Behind the Brands Campaign, Penny Fowler, Head of Oxfam Private Sector Policy said:
"Promises made today by the world's biggest chocolate maker, Mondelez international to address inequality for...
A British food giant, owner of brands including Silverspoon, Amoy and Kingsmill is keeping consumers in the dark about how it does its business and failing to ensure suppliers meet the ethical standards required to improve the lives of the world's poorest farmers, Oxfam warns today.
At a time when public confidence in food production has been hit hard by the horsemeat scandal, new research by Oxfam shows that Associated British Foods...
A new report by Oxfam, published today, argues that harnessing the "immense consumer power" of women around the world can help ensure everyone has enough to eat.
Currently, a billion people on the planet go to bed hungry, despite there being enough food to feed everyone. Oxfam is campaigning to ensure 'food for all' and, as its report highlights, believes that the consumer power of women can help solve this problem.
Oxfam Ambassador publishes photos illustrating the impact of climate change ahead of UN conference
In response to today's publication of the Africa Progress Panel's annual Progress Report on Africa, Jobs, Justice and Equity, Oxfam's Chief Executive Barbara Stocking said:
"Kofi Annan and the Africa Progress Panel are right to outline Africa's many successes and its potential for ongoing social and economic development. At the same time, the panel's report also highlights the widening gap...
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