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Study on rats said to show that the chemical, found in Monsanto’s Roundup weedkiller, poses ‘a significant public health concern’ READ THE FULL ARTICLE from THE GUARDIAN...read more
After seeing parents fall ill from cancer or die, many farmers are switching to organics to protect themselves and their children. BY KEN ROSEBORO | FARMING, HEALTH, Pesticides 05.11.18 READ the full Article...read more
“The new economy is not about rejecting the old. It is about addressing the unintended consequences. It is about the ephemeral nature of things, and our responsibility to improve what’s been handed to us.” Written by Danny Almagor Read the FULL ARTICLE from DUMBO...read more
'Leading Change, Organically' is our mission statement and the title of our 2017 Annual Report - but we can only achieve it together with people like you. In the report, you'll find our highlights from 2017, including: The Organic World Congress in India Legitimizing...read more
You might have heard the term ‘blockchain’ thrown about. But what is it? How does it work? And what does it all mean for agriculture?read more
Economic co-operation is an old and tried formula for bringing social justice and charity to the masses of the world’s people. It has succeeded in every country in which it has been tried and in every type of economic activity. It has worked among people of widely different political systems and cultures.read more
The collaborative economy is bringing a growing interest in the co-operative model, says the European Parliament.
The parliament’s European agenda for the collaborative economy points finds that entrepreneurs are becoming more aware of the benefits of the model.
And it argues that, if the collaborative economy is developed in a responsible manner, it could help create new opportunities for citizens, consumers and workers.read more
Gaia Education and UNESCO launch ‘SDG Community Implementation Flashcards’ and an ‘SDG Training of Multipliers’
Why are people not participating more enthusiastically in the widespread implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals? How can we engage communities everywhere to make the United Nations’ Global Goals their local goals? How can individuals and collectives contribute to achieving ‘Agenda 2030’?
Despite an uptick of interest in responsible and ethical investing among SMSF investors, a large portion of advisers remain sceptical towards an ethical investment approach, says a responsible investment lobby group.read more
At a time when farmers, entrepreneurs, and companies are increasingly rising to the growing demand for more transparent,
organic, and locally sourced food, investors have a critical role to play in financing stronger links across local, regional, and
global agriculture value chains.