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Big ten food companies emit more greenhouse gases than Scandinavia - Oxfam

Companies also at risk of climate change if they fail to act  The 'Big 10' food and drink companies together emit more greenhouse gases than Scandinavia and, if they were an individual...

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. ...

Brazilian State Prosecutor to investigate land grab highlighted by Oxfam

An investigation into a four-year delay to resolve a land dispute in Brazil has been announced, following a report from Oxfam profiling the case. The case involves a fishing...

G8 implicated in land grabs risk - campaigners call for action at next week's summit

Since 2000, companies in G8 countries have acquired land in developing countries more than the size of the whole of Ireland [1]. This is enough to feed 96 million people - the total populations of...

Oxfam and Coldplay Fans Come Together as Part of Global Campaign

Today Oxfam releases a pioneering campaigning film in which thousands of Coldplay fans, and famous faces including singer songwriter Ed Sheeran, actor Dominic Cooper and rock band Wolf Gang, share...

Oxfam response to the World Bank's statement to build capacity and safeguards related to land rights

In response to the World Bank's statement to build capacity and safeguards related to land rights, Oxfam's land grab campaign lead Hannah Stoddart said: "The World Bank's...

Oxfam: Veil of secrecy hides human cost behind top food and drinks companies supply chains

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...

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...

Efforts to end global hunger are “flat-lining”, warns Oxfam, as UN figures show 870 million are still going short of food each day

Rising food prices and increased frequency of humanitarian crises may entrench hunger long term The international aid agency, Oxfam, has warned that efforts to bring an end...

Oxfam reaction to new global hunger figures released today

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