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Fashion retailers agree on wage increase for Cambodian garment workers

A group of fashion brands, including Primark, H&M, Next and Zara have agreed to raise the minimum wage of garment workers in Cambodia, who were earning as little as £62 per month. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. Garment workers...


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Climate adaption budgets could reverse poverty progress

A new report has warned that climate change adaption budget in the world’s poorest nations could reverse the progress made on reducing poverty. The report has been released ahead of a UN climate change summit, taking place on Tuesday in New York. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running...


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Leading UK charities call on government to tackle corporate human rights abuses abroad

A group of leading charities in the UK have launched a manifesto with recommendations to improve corporate sustainability and accountability in corporate human rights abuses abroad. The CORE Coalition, made up of Amnesty International, ActionAid, CAFOD, Friends of the Earth, Traidcraft and WWF, is calling on UK political parties...


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People’s Climate March London: Creative plans to lead mass protests against fossil fuel industry

Sunday this weekend, a fossil free bloc at the peoples climate march in London, the world’s largest climate mobilisation of people, will demand divestment from fossil fuels, utilising creative methods to end political interference by the fossil fuel industry. The event has been organised ahead of the UN Climate...


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Scottish independence: Alex Salmond to resign

Alex Salmond, first minister of Scotland and leader of the Scottish National Party (SNP), is to stand down after the Scottish public rejected independence in Thursday’s historic referendum. Announcing his resignation on Friday, Salmond revealed he will remain in the role until mid-November, when the SNP will vote for...


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Empowering indigenous people effective to tackle climate change and deforestation – report

NGOs, governments and investors have been asked to recognise and strengthen indigenous peoples’ rights to forests, as a way to reduce poverty, ensure forest and human protection and reduce the effects of climate change. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge....


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Scottish independence: Scots vote to stay in the UK by 55% to 45%

Some 2,001,926 people in Scotland have voted for the union against 1,617,989 who wanted independence, with Scotland’s first minister Alex Salmond calling for promises of more powers and autonomy to be honoured. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. The result...


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Charities are the ‘glue of UK society’, report finds

Eight in ten people have used charitable services over the past year, with many Britons saying that charities play an essential or very important role in their lives, a new report has suggested. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. A...


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Two of the ‘big six’ energy providers among worst brands for customer service

A poll by consumer group Which? rated npower and Scottish Power as the worst UK brands for customer service, while First Direct and ethical companies Lush and John Lewis gained the top spots. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. Which?...


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NASA: August hottest on record worldwide

Following the hottest May and June on record, August has also been confirmed as the hottest August since records began 130 years ago – with an over temperature increase of 0.70C above the 1951-1990 baseline temperature average. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please...


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Extreme weather displaced three times more people than war in 2013 – report

The number of people forced to leave their home last year because of natural disasters is higher than those displaced by wars and conflicts – with 87% of people affected living in Asia, according to a report by the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC). Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently...


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Google reveal data requests from governments up 150%

Internet search engine giant Google has confirmed that it is facing increasing pressure from governments across the globe to provide user information in criminal investigations, among serious ongoing revelations regarding national surveillance programs. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge In its...


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Doctors call for sugary food to be banned from schools and hospital

London researchers have argued that sugar should make up no more than 3% of total energy intake in people’s diet, in order to tackle the issue of tooth decay. To do so, experts have called on public establishments to ban sugary food and have suggested a tax on sugar....


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Scottish independence: Cameron describes a Yes vote as ‘painful divorce’ in emotional appeal

Prime minister David Cameron has delivered an emotional appeal to the people of Scotland to not vote for independence, describing a future union without Scotland as “heart breaking”, a feeling he says is shared by Britons elsewhere. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its...


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Ice Bucket Challenge boosts charitable giving

Social media is changing the way the public interact with and give to charities in a trend clearly demonstrated by the Ice Bucket Challenge, with one in six Brits having taken part – making it one of the most successful campaigns of its kind. Blue & Green Tomorrow is...



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