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Oxfam reaction to Aldi's human rights policy

Reacting to Aldi South's human rights policy statement, published yesterday, Oxfam's Director of Campaigns Matthew Spencer, said: ...

Aldi out of step with its ethical customers

Almost nine out of ten Aldi customers believe it is important for the supermarket to ensure that workers around the world who produce Aldi's food earn enough for at least a basic standard of...

Drug companies dodge $3.8bn in taxes, money needed to fight poverty

Four of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies may be dodging taxes to the tune of an estimated $3.8 billion [£3bn], suggests a new report from Oxfam today. ...

Reaction: New tax transparency bill is great news for the world's poorest people

The Government has just announced that it will accept an amendment to the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill which will require the UK's overseas territories to publish public registers...

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Reaction: European Parliament to establish new committee to investigate tax avoidance

In response to the European Parliament's decision to establish a new special committee to investigate tax avoidance following the Paradise Papers revelations, Oxfam's Head of Policy, Programmes...

More than 80 per cent of new global wealth goes to top 1 per cent while poorest half get nothing

Eighty-two percent of wealth generated last year across the world went to the richest one percent of the global population, while the 3.7 billion people who make up the poorest half saw their wealth...

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Oxfam reaction to World Inequality Report: Government action key to ending inequality

World Inequality Report: Government action key to ending inequality says Oxfam Responding to the release of the World Inequality Report today, which reveals that income inequality is...

Global Health Report damning indictment of government action on health, says Oxfam

Responding to the publication of a new World Bank - World Health Organisation report which reveals that half the world do not have access to essential quality healthcare, and 800 million people face...

Reaction to EU black list of tax havens

Reacting to the news of the EU's publication of a black list of tax havens , Oli Pearce, Oxfam GB's policy advisor on inequality and tax, said: ...

EU must ensure tax haven blacklist is not a whitewash

The EU should resist political pressure and ensure its upcoming blacklist of tax havens objectively reflects the criteria it has itself set if it is serious about fighting tax avoidance, Oxfam said...

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