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Marks & Spencer gives disadvantaged people an opportunity for employment training

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Marks & Start is Marks & Spencer's work experience programme for those who are homeless, disabled, single parents and young unemployed.

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British American Tobacco establishes a biodiversity partnership with NGOs

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British American Tobacco has established a biodiversity partnership, now in its third five-year term (2011-2015). The partners (Fauna & Flora International, Earthwatch, Tropical Biology Association, Royal Botanic Gardens Kew and British American Tobacco) have appointed an independent programme...

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Partnership aims to stop rare plant smuggling

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TRAFFIC-Hong Kong, one of the 22 branches of a NGO network that monitors wildlife trade globally, partnered with Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd to improve the airline's ability to stop the smuggling of rare plants on its planes.

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WWF and IKEA Conservation Partnership

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IKEA and WWF began a co-operation in 2002 to jointly promote responsible forestry in priority regions around the world. Together the two organizations have planned and implemented a series of projects in China, Russia, Bulgaria, Romania, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. The projects are important...

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Developing hybrid diesel-electric delivery trucks

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In 2000, FedEx Express and Environmental Defense Fund struck an alliance to develop a delivery truck that dramatically decreases emissions while increasing fuel economy. The result was a diesel-electric hybrid, an ideal application for hybrid technology, given the frequent stopping and starting of...

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Greenpeace and Marks & Spencer: Sustainable seafood procurement

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Marks & Spencer (M&S) has adopted a Policy on Sustainable Sourcing of Fisheries Products, which applies to all seafood sold, including fish used as an ingredient. M&S came top of Greenpeace UK's Recipe for Disaster, a study of UK supermarkets, ranking them by their seafood policies.

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Unilever and WWF establish certification for sustainable fisheries

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The MSC Standard by the Marine Stewardship Council is the only internationally recognised set of environmental principles for assessing fisheries to establish whether they are well managed and sustainable. The MSC is an independent, global, non-profit organisation which was set up to find a...

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NIKE Village Development Project

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Nike in partnership with the Population & Community Development Association (PDA) and local villages, established the ‘NIKE Village Development Project’ in Thailand.

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ExxonMobil and NetMark partner to distribute & promote anti-malaria bednets

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In 2002, the ExxonMobil Africa Fuels Marketing Group teamed with AED/NetMark to set up the Help Us Help programme. The programme seeks to reduce the burden of malaria in sub-Saharan Africa by increasing the commercial supply of and public demand for insecticide-treated bednets.

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Eni E&P Division and Shell Italia launched biodiversity project

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Eni E&P Division and Shell Italia E&P established a working group that, in 2003, launched the AgriBioDiversity project, in collaboration with Fauna and Flora International and the World Conservation Union and others, for biodiversity monitoring in the ecologically sensitive area of Val d’Agri,...