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GMPF and fossil fuel divestment – update

First the good news: we understand that Greater Manchester Pension Fund has agreed to update its “responsible investment policy” in line with current thinking on Trustees duties.  That is to say, it will now consider social and ethical considerations to … Continue reading

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In Place of Pay Inequality launched

Can campaigning around pay equity deliver significant improvements in economic, social and ecological justice? These were some of the questions explored when 30 people gathered on 2nd April 2014 to launch our latest report. The exciting energy present suggested that … Continue reading

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Keep the Co-op Bank ethical – the battle has not been lost yet.

A new campaign has been launched to keep the Co-operative Bank true to its ethical mission in the face of the hostile take-over by US Hedge Funds following what look rather like some poor strategic decisions by the bank’s former … Continue reading

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Is the ‘dash for gas’ heading for its own Monsanto moment – an industry fracked by its own arrogance?’

Greenpeace are urging us all to contact local councillors about fracking as councils have to give planning permission. If you want to do something and have only a few minutes, you might want to E-mail your local councillors to tell … Continue reading

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Oppose the campaign to abolish Air Passenger Duty

There have been straws in the wind and now there is a concerted campaign to abolish Air Passenger Duty (APD) – see http://www.afairtaxonflying.org/ (sorry you’ll have to copy and paste – we don’t want to help them too much!)The campaign … Continue reading

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