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Behind the barcodes

Behind the Barcodes: Keep the pressure up!

On June 21st Oxfam launched its new campaign to end human suffering and poverty in supermarket supply chains. Oxfam's new research shows that often the people who produce the food we buy are...

Suthep Kritsanavarin/Oxfam

Oxfam and business: both striving to get it right

Living in Bangladesh for many years, I saw for myself the difference that having a job in the garments industry made to so many young women's lives. The income - in a society where there were...

Becoming visible – Oxfam’s partnership with the Moomins

"You all know, don't you, that if people are frightened very often, they sometimes become invisible." ...

Tax shouldn't vanish

Time to get tough on corporate tax avoidance that leaves poor countries short-changed

Through Oxfam's work fighting poverty around the world, we see the devastating impact that not having basic services like clean water and healthcare can have on the world's poorest people.  ...

Give a little, get a lot

A guest post by Diana Rusu of  The Workplace Depot. ...

Making brand choices when supermarket shopping. Credit:Oxfam

How do your favourite foods rank now? Latest Behind the Brands scores revealed

In 2013 we launched the Behind the Brands campaign using consumer power to hold the world's largest food and beverage companies to account for the impact their business has on the world and its...

Lia Gvianshvili in Galavani Credit: Caroline Berger/Oxfam

How foraging for fruit is changing lives in Georgia

Georgia is almost entirely dependent on agricultural imports and reliant on an inefficient soviet farming system. But with Oxfam's support things are starting to change.  To mark International...

Behind the brands campaign poster

Behind the Brands: what progress one year on?

In February 2013 we launched an ambitious campaign using the power of consumers and investors to hold the world's biggest food and drinks companies to account for what happens in their supply...

Campaigners outside the ABF AGM

Campaign action report: Associated British Foods AGM

Last Friday might not have been a big date on everyone's festive calendar, but for Oxfam supporters from around the UK it was time to join one yearly party in style: the Annual General Meeting...

Coke listened graphic

World’s biggest sugar buyer, Coca-Cola, agrees zero tolerance to land grabs

In a landmark agreement, today Coca-Cola announced that they'd listened to the 225,000 people who asked them to make sure the sugar they buy isn't produced on land grabbed from some of the...

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