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Richest 1% owns 20 times more than UK's poorest 20%

Oxfam calls on PM to set out plan to close Britain's great divide in her conference speech ...

Progress made in Unilever's labour practices in Vietnam, but significant challenges remain

A new report published today by Oxfam finds Unilever's overall commitment to labour rights in its Vietnam supply chain has improved over the last three years, but that significant challenges...

Public pressure pushes food and drink giants to improve their ethical and environmental policies

Now the companies must put them into action, says Oxfam The world's biggest food and drink companies have made significant new commitments to improve their ethical and environmental...

62 people own same as half world – Oxfam

Pre-Davos report shows how 1% now own more than rest of us combined ...

Huge majority of public back new laws to clamp down on tax havens

Nearly eight out of ten people in the UK say the law needs to change to clamp down on the use of tax havens  Only one in eleven of UK adults think the law is doing a good job...

EU should stand up to companies that dodge tax and Member States that help them

Oxfam welcomes today's ruling by the European Commission that Fiat and Starbucks received unfair state aid from Luxembourg and the Netherlands in the form of 'comfort letters' providing...

Oxfam's response to the House of Lords passing the Modern Slavery Bill

Responding to Peers passing the Modern Slavery Bill, Oxfam's Ethical Trading Manager Rachel Wilshaw said: ...

Somalia’s $1.3bn lifeline under threat

Banks in US, UK and Australia poised to break ties with Somali money transfer organisations that make remittances possible, NGOs warn. Somalia's  $1.3 billion...

World trapped by 'Toxic Triangle' that puts profit for the few ahead of a sustainable future for all

People around the world are trapped in a 'toxic triangle' made up of short-term financial investors, timid governments and fossil fuel companies, which threatens to push up  global temperatures,...

Oxfam Reaction to the Ban Ki-moon Climate Summit

Today, more than 120 world leaders, corporate leaders and representatives from civil society met in New York for the UN Climate Summit. Created as a platform for international and national commitments...

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