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Oxfam GB appoints new Philanthropy and Partnerships Director

Oxfam GB has appointed Dave Hillyard as its new Philanthropy and Partnerships Director, with a mission to grow income and support from high value partners ...

Indiana Jones' hat and the Jedi's lightsabers are the most iconic accessories in films, Oxfam reveals

The felt fedora hat worn by Indiana Jones and the lightsabers brandished by Jedi warriors in Star Wars are the nation's favourite accessories in film history. They polled equal first in a survey...

Couples are hiding unwanted gifts and pretending to like them, Oxfam reveals launching The Big Bling & Buy Sale

A quarter of couples (26 per cent) have received an accessory from their partner they didn't like, and most of them - a staggering three quarters (74 per cent) - pretended to like it for fear...

PepsiCo declares ‘zero tolerance’ for land grabs in its supply chain

The world's second largest food and beverage company, PepsiCo, has today committed to take steps to prevent land grabs in its supply chain following an Oxfam campaign calling on food and drink...

World’s biggest food and drink companies are improving their policies in developing countries following public pressure

The top 10 food and drink companies in the world have improved their social and environmental policies due to public pressure over the past year, Oxfam reveals today. ...

Oxfam response to another Lord's Lobbying Bill defeat for the Government

Responding to the Government's second Lords defeat in a week over Part 2 of the Lobbying Bill, Mark Goldring, Oxfam Chief Executive, said: "This is a victory for democracy. The Government...

Oxfam reaction to the close of UN climate talks in Bonn, Germany

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...

Oxfam asks Coldplay fans to be a part of a global campaign for change

Oxfam is looking for Coldplay fans to take part in a groundbreaking global music project to campaign against one of the world's greatest human injustices. Coldplay's...

The World Bank’s private sector financing arm doesn’t know the environmental and social impacts of nearly half its portfolio

Campaigners are calling for a fundamental overhaul of World Bank lending to financial markets actors, following the publication of an Ombudsman audit. The World Bank's Compliance...

Land investors targeting poorly governed countries to avoid red-tape, warns Oxfam

Investors are targeting the world's weakest governed countries to buy land, according to new analysis published by Oxfam to mark today's international day of action on land grabs.  ...

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