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    Better working conditions can stop deadly epidemic among sugarcane cutters

    28 August 2015

    New scientific research has improved the understanding of the causes of a deadly epidemic among sugarcane cutters in Mexico and Central America and provided ways to prevent Chronic Kidney Disease of n
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    Award-winning photojournalist draws attention to plight of sugarcane cutters

    20 August 2015

    Ed Kashi is a photojournalist, filmmaker and educator dedicated to documenting the social and political issues that define our times.
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    Coffee producing countries can learn from Colombia

    06 August 2015

    Solidaridad’s International Programme Coordinator for the coffee sector, Joel Brounen, has visited the main coffee producing countries around the world and gained professional insights from multiple c
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    Leading soybean expert explains China’s plans to promote sustainable trade

    30 July 2015

    The China-South America Sustainable Soy Trade Platform was jointly launched by the Paulson Institute, Solidaridad, The Nature Conservancy and WWF, as part of a two-year project sponsored by the U.S.
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    Solidaridad joins United Nations for palm oil sustainability in Indonesia

    27 July 2015

    In an effort to improve sustainability within Indonesia’s palm oil supply chain, global not-for-profit Solidaridad and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) announced in July a new partnersh
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    Solidaridad calls for new cotton paradigm in Ecotextile News

    16 July 2015

    The recent release of the final report from the International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC) has spurred discussion on the relevance of global cotton standards and certification schemes.
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    UniSol teaches how conservation can lead to progress

    09 July 2015

    Marks & Spencer visited partner cooperatives in South America’s UniSol project as they set the way forward to achieve a better balance between productive agriculture and a healthy landscaping envi
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    Solidaridad factory shares experiences on sustainability at international CSR forum

    02 July 2015

    Solidaridad's partner Hangzhou Samsung Down Products was invited to the panel discussion at the 12th Sino-European CSR Roundtable Forum held in Beijing in June to share its experiences and lesson
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    Studies show sustainability improvements with minimal investments

    21 June 2015

    An evaluation of about 250 sustainability improvement measures across 16 textile mills in China indicates that small investments can achieve big impacts.
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    Good agricultural practices gain traction in Colombia

    20 June 2015

    In May, after in-depth work in understanding and implementing sustainable practices, and thanks to the commitment of the Farmer Support Programme (FSP), Indupalma became the second RSPO-certified comp
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