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Know your farmer, know your food!
Posted On: May 2, 2016
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  • Europe
  • Tags: procurement, food, organic, local, farming

Long supply chains have distanced us from where our food comes from, Sustainable and Healthy Food Programme Intern Paola Hernandez has been to visit two local farms to rediscover the source of our food.

Paris Agreement next steps - Ratification
Posted On: April 27, 2016
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  • Europe
  • Tags: climate, paris agreement, EU, 2020

The Paris Agreement has reached it's second stage and received the majority of signatures. The signing was a ceremonial commitment, and now all that is left for it to come into force, is for Nations to ratify thus making the agreement binding.

Jobs | Two Vacancies at HCWH Europe
Posted On: April 26, 2016
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  • Europe
  • Tags: jobs, vacancies, job opening

We are currently recruiting a Finance & Admin Officer (part-time), and a Membership & Development Officer (part-time). Closing Date: 27th May.

HCWH Europe co-sign letter to ensure the 2030 Effort Sharing Decision is fit for purpose
Posted On: April 26, 2016
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  • Europe
  • Tags: climate, paris agreement, 2030, ESD

In this letter the undersigned urge the commissioner to maintain the momentum created in Paris by ensuring that the 2030 Effort Sharing Decision results in effective climate action in the transport, buildings, agriculture, small industry and...

REACH Committee approves use of DEHP in recycled PVC
Posted On: April 25, 2016
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  • Europe
  • Tags: EDCs, ECHA, DEHP, PVC

Three firms are now permitted to use DEHP in recycled PVC products in what appears to be a direct contradiction of the objectives of REACH - a contradiction that HCWH Europe is concerned may become a precedent.

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