Women’s chances of surviving childbirth improved significantly during the MDG era.
Added by Jennifer Crago on September 20, 2017 at 6:30am — No Comments
It was with great delight that I attended last night's Greener Britain Hustings, taking time to hear, ahead of the upcoming UK General Election, what many of the parties plan for the environment.
The debate, chaired by Tom Heap, of BBC One's Countryfile and Radio 4's Costing the Earth…
Added by Jennifer Crago on March 24, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments
Undertake any level of investigation into the ethics behind the jewellery industry and you will find that brands, even the big ones, seem quite vague about the sourcing of their products. This does not mean that they are sourcing 'unethically', it simply means that provenance information, and assurance of traceability, cannot be provided because the supply chain is so complex and fragmented. Read more:…Continue
Added by Jennifer Crago on February 14, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments
How do we ensure that garment workers or farmers receive a living wage for the products that we buy here? How do we ensure that slave labour is not a part of the supply chain which sends the products to Europe? Is there a way to ensure that factory owners respect the rights of their workers; offering safe working conditions, faire wages and sensible working hours. Read more:…Continue
Added by Jennifer Crago on November 18, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments
There are thousands of charities in Africa focusing on the range of issues and problems. Very few focus on the importance of play to children’s development and well being. Read more:…Continue
Added by Jennifer Crago on September 20, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments
Today has been launch day of the student engagement campaign for my, also newly launched, university sustainability strategy. And it's gone off with a BANG! Read more:
Added by Jennifer Crago on September 9, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments