Articles Tagged with the word ‘organisation’
29 Jun 2005
Tree Aid is an organisation that seeks to eliminate the effects of drought and poverty in the dry lands of Africa, not only by planting trees but also through educational programmes and the pro-vision of equipment. Since 1987 Tree Aid has raised over £3 million pounds, funding 76 projects across Africa and benefiting more than 180,000 people who have...
28 Feb 2005
Triodos Bank has been recognised as one of the West country's most sus-tainable businesses. Last year, the ethical bank also won the Queen's Award for Sustainable Development and was named by Bristol University as the socially responsible organisation of the year'. Now, the big-hearted bank is supporting a United Nations initiative which has designated 2005 as the International Year...
29 Dec 2004
After growing concern about the ever- increasing amount of messages young people receive through modern media such as television and the internet, the organisation, Just Think, was formed to encourage them to think for them-selves. It has been training both youth and adults in media arts and technology for eight years, not just in the US but also internationally....
29 Feb 2004
Scientists meeting in London have urged world leaders to recognise officially that animals are thinking, feeling beings capable of suffering. In a keynote speech to the Compassion in World Farming conference, Dr. Jane Goodall asked, "If you think animals might have feelings too, shall we give them the benefit of the doubt and answer their appeal for help?"
30 Sep 2003
Work Structuring brings a holistic approach to existing large organisations and this was the theme of a seminar that brought together business leaders in October.
30 Sep 2003
South London based environmental organisation, BioRegional2, has launched The Laundry a unique office paper and cardboard kerbside collection scheme for small businesses initially in Soho.
30 Sep 2002
The fact that the Americans failed to force genetically modified crops and food onto developing countries was one of the successes of the Jo'burg Summit.
30 Jun 2002
Since then, we have started an audit of democratic accountability in international decision-making bodies, turning the spotlight on 20 inter-governmental agencies, corporations and NGOs including the Bank of International Settlements, World Trade Organisation, IMF, NATO and International Chamber of Commerce. As a result, several bodies have already started to change their procedures to become more open and accountable. The...
30 Jun 2002
As well as music skills, the course also helps improve participants' literacy and numeracy skills. 'The course has helped me meet new people and I also like music quite a bit more now,' said 16 year old Anna Watkinson, who found that it also helped to build her confidence and teach her how to work in a group environment....
30 Sep 2001
The anti-corporate globalisation movement has set out its aims in a letter Our World is Not for Sale', launched in Geneva. The letter explains what demonstrators from Seattle to Genoa are trying to achieve and has been endorsed by a growing number of organisations around the world. The letter is posted on the Internet (see www.canadians.org), where supporters can...