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Report / 5th December 2016

We urgently need a new approach to trade that prioritizes the needs of people and planet. This discussion paper by the Sierra Club asks the question: What, then, will it take for trade and investment agreements to support – not undermine – action on climate change?

News / 5th December 2016

Over 450 public interest groups from across Europe and Canada have urged legislators to vote against the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA).

Article / 30th November 2016

Both Trump and Brexit can be explained by the failure of mainstream political elites to address the pain inflicted on ordinary citizens in the neoliberal ere. In the US and the UK, working class voters rightly rejected the corporate globalisation that has created so much poverty and insecurity. But the real solutions lie in relocalisation, not hatred, write Helena Norberg-Hodge and Rupert Read for the Ecologist.

Article / 30th November 2016

Europe is not faring well on the challenges posed by the sustainable development goals. Rather than battening down the hatches and chasing economic growth at any cost, the European commission must place respect for human rights at the centre of their forthcoming plans, writes Tanya Cox, Jussi Kanner and Evert-Jan Brouwer.

Article / 21st November 2016

In the following statement from human rights and other civil society organisations, governments are urged to place human rights at the core of international economic rights - and therefore reject any proposed agreements that do not meet this essential requirement.