Kallø inspires scratch cooking creativity with BOSH! and Tasty collaborations

Kallø, the organic stocks and rice cake brand owned by Wessanen UK, is partnering with the UK’s bestselling vegan authors BOSH! and BuzzFeed’s Tasty, to showcase its leading, organic stocks range with easy-to-follow recipes. The new campaign aims to show consumers that super-tasty food doesn’t need to be complicated and that quality ingredients deserve to be paired with quality stock. It will reinforce the fact that Kallo stocks only contain carefully selected organic, good, honest ingredients – with no added artificial colours, flavours or preservatives. Launching earlier this month, and…

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Charities And Social Enterprises Forced To Pull Back On Services Amid Income Reductions

The events of 2020 have forced charities and social enterprises to reduce their services in the face of declining revenues, new research from Charity Bank reveals.  The loans and savings bank for positive social change polled more than 100 of its charity and social enterprise customers to understand how they have been impacted by the pandemic this year.  COVID-19 has had significant financial implications with 58% of respondents seeing their income reduce. 1 Almost half (49%) feel that they have been unable to effectively deliver services, while 52% have delayed…

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BNP Paribas takes another step forward in its commitment to contributing to the Paris Agreement

Since 2015, several banks, including BNP Paribas, have committed to aligning the greenhouse gas emissions elicited by their loan portfolios with the Paris Climate Agreement. In 2018, during the COP24 in Katowice, Poland, BNP Paribas and four other European banks signed an agreement concerning the development of a common, concrete methodology to make this alignment possible. On September 21st, the signatory banks announced the publication of their first paper on the application this methodology. Imène Ben Rejeb-Mzah (Head of Methodologies and Data within the CSR Department at BNP Paribas), who coordinated this mechanism…

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WRAP Launches Recycling Tracker 2020

The latest Recycling Tracker, WRAP’s annual survey of UK households that gathers evidence on recycling attitudes, knowledge and behaviour, is published: https://www.wrap.org.uk/content/recycling-tracker-report-0 The survey, the largest and longest-running of its kind, undertook a total of 5,297 interviews in March 2020 (prior to the Covid-19 lockdown). Key findings are:  Overall levels of recycling are high and an established norm. Almost nine in ten (87 per cent) UK households say they ‘regularly’ recycle, in contrast to only just under one in ten (9 per cent) who recycle ‘occasionally’ and one in 25…

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Social Distancing Measures Encourages Cyberbullying Among Children

Anti-Bullying Awareness Week runs from the 11-15 November 2020. In this article Need2Know Books looks at the effects that social distancing and lockdown measures have had on children as social media dependency and online screen time increases, creating more opportunities for cyberbullying. For further information the Essential Guide to Bullying by Jennifer Thomson is a great resource. Enhanced anxiety and stress are not the only conditions parents and caregivers need to be careful of in this world of ‘new normal.’  A recent multidisciplinary researchreport found that the consequences of quarantine and…

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