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Over 100 Charities Condemn Brutal Cuts in UK Aid to Yemen

The open letter warned the cuts could “destroy” the UK’s global reputation for compassion.
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Why Global Citizens Should Care

The UN’s Global Goals aim to end extreme poverty and its root causes by 2030. But in Yemen, a civil war has decimated health systems, provoked widespread hunger, and killed almost 250,000 people. It’s a conflict that requires immediate aid. Yet the UK has cut assistance by half — and looks set to slash even more support to the world’s most unstable crises in the coming weeks and months. Join our movement to take action to raise your voice for aid and help achieve the Global Goals.

 

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Why Global Citizens Should Care

The UN’s Global Goals aim to end extreme poverty and its root causes by 2030. But in Yemen, a civil war has decimated health systems, provoked widespread hunger, and killed almost 250,000 people. It’s a conflict that requires immediate aid. Yet the UK has cut assistance by half — and looks set to slash even more support to the world’s most unstable crises in the coming weeks and months. Join our movement to take action to raise your voice for aid and help achieve the Global Goals.

 

Bacardi Named Great Place to Work® in the UK

Company culture described as “fun, friendly and fair”
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GPTW 2-2-21HAMILTON, Bermuda, February 3, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Family-owned spirits company, Bacardi is raising the bar when it comes to employee happiness, as its team in the UK celebrates achieving the globally-recognized Great Place to Work® certification.

IVECO UK Donates Daily Van to Food Redistribution Charity, Fareshare, Through CNH Industrial Solidarity Fund

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Earlier this year, as the COVID-19 pandemic began to take hold of Europe and most of the rest of the world, CNH Industrial and its Brands joined many others in donating medical equipment, such as ventilators, PPE, electrical generators and ambulances to local healthcare organizations.

Nest Pensions Takes Another Step on Net-Zero Journey

Northern Trust AM to manage new climate aware strategy investing in emerging markets
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  • Northern Trust AM to manage new climate aware strategy investing in emerging markets
  • Nest estimated to nearly double investment in emerging market equity (shares)
  • Nest’s Head of RI: “Emerging markets are an exciting growth area, and we believe we can continue to successfully invest while working towards our net-zero goal”

Nest, the workplace pension scheme representing a quarter of the UK workforce, will take another step in reducing its carbon footprint while increasing investment in emerging market equities.

Northern Trust Signs the UK Race at Work Charter

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We are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion across our business and we are delighted to have signed the @BITC #RaceatWorkCharter in the UK.

International SRI Mutual Funds: Calvert, Green Century, Praxis, Mirova

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This is the second of two articles formGreenMoney's new International ESG and SRI investing issue featuring short profiles on a number of the International SRI Mutual Funds, which invest in companies outside the United States. The information below comes from each Fund and is subject to change. We have included their website links for you to look up the latest information including Company Holdings, Country Allocations and Financial Performance. 

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International Sri Mutual Funds: Domini, Thornburg and Boston Common

Sustainable, Responsible, Impact Investments
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This is the first of two articles from GreenMoney's International ESG/SRI Investing issue featuring short profiles on a number of the International SRI Mutual Funds, which invest in companies outside the United States. The information below comes from each Fund and is subject to change. We have included their website links for you to look up the latest information including Company Holdings, Country Allocations and Financial Performance. 

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General Mills Foundation | FareShare Food Partner

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At FareShare, we can’t do anything without the generosity of our supporters.

One such partner – the General Mills Foundation has been a vital supporter in helping FareShare to considerably scale up the amount of food we redistribute to charities and community groups throughout the UK.

6 Corporate Giving Trends in the UK

Benevity hosts first ever CSR event in London
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Benevity's first ever UK-based Goodness Matters Local in London was a sell-out attended by many UK household corporates alongside guest key speaker Eve Joseph, Microsoft UK Responsibility Manager.

We had a lot of fun engaging CSR professionals, allowing them the opportunity to share challenges and short-comings in current industry practices, which surfaced 6 key themes that many of the companies were grappling with.

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