Fighting for people over profits.   Procter & Gamble, end modern slavery in your supply chain. What is the link between household brands Head & Shoulders, Covergirl, and Gillette? Modern slavery.   The brands’ parent company, Procter & Gamble (P&G), purchases conflict palm oil from the world’s largest palm oil plantation operator, Malaysian company …

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French Connection must have missed the memo: plucking angora rabbits of all their long, soft fur for mass-produced jumpers, scarves and hats causes untold suffering and trauma to the animals. That’s what we told clothing retailers like Asos, Zara, and Topshop when we made them halt production of angora products last year. French Connection also halted all …

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The UK government is planning on selling the personal financial data of millions of taxpayers to private companies for profit. HM Revenue & Customs is drafting legislation that would allow it to release “anonymous” data on millions of taxpayers to private companies, researchers and public bodies. The government hasn’t even consulted the public before deciding to …

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Fighting for people over profits. Terminator seeds could mean a few huge corporations totally control the global food supply. Under pressure from big commercial farms, the Brazilian parliament is about to hold a vote that will allow companies like Monsanto, Bayer, and others to start selling so-called ‘suicide seeds’ to farmers. The genetically modified seeds can only …

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Bayer has sued the European Commission to overturn a ban on the pesticides that are killing millions of bees around the world. A huge public push won this landmark ban only months ago — and we can’t sit back and let Big Pesticide overturn it while the bees vanish. Bayer and Syngenta, two of the …

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