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    Say yes to good gold

    28 May 2015

    It's time to take action against unfair gold in Olympic medals. In the quest for gold, there are more losers than winners.
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    Exhibition offers intimate look at life of sugarcane cutters

    26 May 2015

    Thousands of sugarcane cutters in Central America are affected by Chronic Kidney Disease (CKDnT). Recent scientific advances indicate that the disease is linked to their labour circumstances.
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    Powerful players join forces for soy sustainability

    30 April 2015

    The world’s largest importers of soy have now come together to ensure sustainable production practices in the main soy-producing countries around the globe.
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    Online seafood portal facilitates sustainable seafood trade

    21 April 2015

    Solidaridad and Wageningen University & Research Centre (Wageningen UR) launch the Seafood Trade Intelligence Portal at the Global Seafood Expo in Brussels on 21 April 2015.
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    H&M leads the way to sustainable fashion

    09 April 2015

    It is refreshing to read Karl Johan Persson’s quote in the CEO’s opening interview in the 2014 H&M Sustainability Report: “Our business idea is to offer fashion and quality at the best price.
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    Smallholder farmers achieve RSPO certification in Malaysia

    09 April 2015

    One of the first programmes involving an independent supply chain that sets a path for more sustainable palm oil in Malaysia.
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    Experts share solutions for cotton concerns

    12 March 2015

    From field to fashion, experts attending Solidaridad’s Sustainable Textiles Lab agreed that it’s possible for every brand, in every segment of the market, to purchase sustainable cotton instead of con
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    Farmers pay the price for cheap chocolate

    06 March 2015

    For the first time, a study investigated the actual income of farmers and value distribution in the cocoa supply chain. The results show little improvement in the sector.
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    Sustainable Trade Platform strengthens Colombian commodity markets

    02 March 2015

    From the birthplace of coffee legend Juan Valdez now comes a sustainable supply chain model that could transform commodity markets around the world.
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    Founder of fair trade certification calls for innovation

    09 February 2015

    More than two decades of sustainability certification may have left a bitter taste with the coffee community, but new market developments and the digital revolution could put the power for change back
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