JCDecaux and WildAid announce “Partnership for the Wild” Campaign

JCDecaux, the number one outdoor advertising company worldwide and number one in Africa, and international conservation organization WildAid are joining their efforts to save the world’s most iconic wild animals. The newly announced “Partnership for the Wild” aims to end the illegal wildlife trade by raising awareness and by reducing consumer demand for illicit products like elephant ivory, rhino horn and shark fin soup. A global campaign to end illegal wildlife trade Through a global partnership, JCDecaux will launch an international outdoor campaign, promoting WildAid’s educational advertisements in Africa, the…

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Waitrose Foundation expands out of Africa for first time to Costa Rica

Waitrose’s ethical trading initiative which invests in farm workers’ communities is to extend beyond Africa for the first time in its history. Costa Rica will become the first country outside Africa to join the Waitrose Foundation, which currently funds projects in Ghana, Kenya and South Africa, with the aim of expanding the scheme to 12 countries by 2020. From today customers will see the Waitrose Foundation logo on the retailer’s Costa Rican wholehead pineapples. The long-term supplier to the supermarket, Chestnut Hill Farms, has joined the initiative that invests a share…

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Global Fund and HEINEKEN Enter Into Partnership to Fight Against Infectious Diseases in Africa

The Global Fund and HEINEKEN today launched a new partnership, joining forces to further advance a common goal: ending HIV, tuberculosis and malaria as epidemics in Africa. As part of the partnership, HEINEKEN will lend its expertise in the areas of logistics and communications to support the Global Fund in better reaching specific demographic groups that are most at risk of HIV, tuberculosis and malaria. At the core of the partnership, HEINEKEN will pair supply chain experts with logistics planners at the Global Fund to share expertise in demand-forecasting and…

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Launch of Fairtrade gold from Africa

The Fairtrade Foundation has launched an ambitious new investment opportunity to over 100 delegates including donors, funders, businesses and celebrity ambassadors at a conference Fairtrade Gold: Future Innovations. The Investment Facility will help small scale mine sites across East Africa access low interest loans to invest in the productivity of their operations and to accelerate their journey towards Fairtrade certification. The fund provides a new way for mine sites to benefit from partnering with Fairtrade, as well as providing businesses and investors with a new route for supporting the accelerating…

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