Campaigners have warned against a naïve response to today’s announcement that some Kit Kat bars will become fair-trade in the New Year, pointing out that Nestle is continuing to lobby against reforms to unfair trade rules.
The Church of England's pension scheme succumbed to the "cult of equity" and sank 100 per cent of its investments into stocks towards the end of the 1990s bull market, a number of newspapers are suggesting.
Campaigners against global human trafficking and labour exploitation have welcomed the announcement from a major British manufacturer this week that its best known chocolate bars are now to go Fairtrade.
David Lammy, the Member of Parliament for Tottenham and Culture Minister in the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, took the opportunity to distance himself from Nestle UK at a Labour Party conference fringe meeting organised by the Christian Socialist Movement (CSM) earlier this week.
As the more than 400 representatives to the British Methodist Conference tackled high profile issues such as nuclear weapons and the blessing of same sex relationships, they also were aware that their diverse convictions could make for contentious debate ñ writes Kathleen LaCamera from UMNS.