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Ethical Fashion: The New Luxury

Ethical Fashion: The New Luxury | Ethics | Scoop.it
In an arena long defined by unrestrained spending on diamonds, designer dresses and exclusive resorts, the idea of "luxury" is being revised by none other than the United Nations. Who'd have imagined it?
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Inwardly self-chosen act of self-control towards creative self-betterment without regard for external social standards.
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Struggle Street: what's tacky is telling Western Sydneysiders how helpless they are

Struggle Street: what's tacky is telling Western Sydneysiders how helpless they are | Ethics | Scoop.it
Drug users and unemployed people have as much a right as anyone to sign up to be exploited by reality TV shows. But there are other legitimate questions about the ethical procedures of this new SBS documentary series.
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Andrew Fiala on Ethics: Love, death and the spice of life

Andrew Fiala on Ethics: Love, death and the spice of life | Ethics | Scoop.it
Gay marriage, assisted suicide and marijuana reform point in libertarian direction
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St James Ethics Centre's IQ2 talk series returns to debate "media dinosaurs" - mUmBRELLA

St James Ethics Centre's IQ2 talk series returns to debate "media dinosaurs" - mUmBRELLA | Ethics | Scoop.it
The first installment of St James Ethics Centre's IQ2 debate series for 2015, "Good riddance to the media dinosaurs", will take place on Tuesday 12, May 20
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The Only Way is Ethics: The birth of a royal baby will not top the news for long

The Only Way is Ethics: The birth of a royal baby will not top the news for long | Ethics | Scoop.it
Most births do not make the BBC’s main news bulletin or the front pages of the papers. I had a son two weeks ago and this will be the only mention of him – until he becomes England cricket captain in 2040.
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Washing: ethical fashion's loss, marketing's win

Washing: ethical fashion's loss, marketing's win | Ethics | Scoop.it
Even if the clothes you buy are ethically manufactured, what you do with those clothes is one of the most significant consumption choices you can make. Have you ever considered the environmental strain of how often you wash and wear your clothes? Researcher Tullia Jack has.
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Newcastle councillors push for more ethical investment strategy

Newcastle councillors push for more ethical investment strategy | Ethics | Scoop.it
Newcastle Council has voted to modify its investment strategy to favour environmentally and socially responsible investments.
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Observer Ethical Awards 2015: nominees for campaigner of the year

Observer Ethical Awards 2015: nominees for campaigner of the year | Ethics | Scoop.it
This category recognises the public-facing campaigner who has made the biggest difference to Observer readers and put ethical issues on the global agenda
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David Murray says more regulation will not improve bank cultures

David Murray says more regulation will not improve bank cultures | Ethics | Scoop.it
Former Commonwealth Bank boss David Murray says it would be counter-productive to introduce laws to improve cultures in banking.
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Our top 10 ethical brands - Telegraph.co.uk

Our top 10 ethical brands - Telegraph.co.uk | Ethics | Scoop.it
In light of fashion revolution day to inspire your ethical wardrobe we count down our top ten ethical brands, instore and online
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British arms firms forced to improve ethics, claim critics

British arms firms forced to improve ethics, claim critics | Ethics | Scoop.it
The Bribery Act has forced British defence companies to improve their ethical standards above rivals in France, Germany and the US, according to a group that has been typically critical of their anti-corruption practices.
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Yet again, the Clintons skate close to the line on ethics

Yet again, the Clintons skate close to the line on ethics | Ethics | Scoop.it
New disclosures raise concerns about Hillary Clinton’s presidential quest.
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Ethics raised in embryo research

Ethics raised in embryo research | Ethics | Scoop.it
CHINESE scientists say they've genetically modified human embryos in a world first, sparking debate over the ethics of such research.
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kiwi labels sewing up the sustainable fashion market | read | i-D

By thinking local and acting global, New Zealand designers are fashioning a new world in which environmental and ethical sustainability reigns.
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Scripture classes: Calls for crackdown on public schools

Scripture classes: Calls for crackdown on public schools | Ethics | Scoop.it
The course material for scripture classes in NSW public schools that has a parent-run lobby group worried.
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Ethics at the forefront of talks during 'Putting Investors First Month'

Ethics at the forefront of talks during 'Putting Investors First Month' | Ethics | Scoop.it
CFA Institute, the global association of investment professionals that sets the standard for professional excellence, is using its second annual ‘Putting Investors First’ (PIF) month to highlight t...
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Guest column: Ethics education has a place, even in Sin City

Guest column: Ethics education has a place, even in Sin City | Ethics | Scoop.it
Business ethics simply is the application of ethics to business situations. When most people think of Las Vegas, they think of hospitality, or more specifically, gaming. Those who work in the hospitality industry interact constantly with other people. Therefore, the study of values in dealing with others, and the ways ...
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Some stick needed to go along with the carrots

Some stick needed to go along with the carrots | Ethics | Scoop.it
Study tours, junkets, sponsorships, allowances for marketing, volume rebates and buyer of last resort contracts need to be addressed if the industry has any hope of rebuilding trust among consumers.
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The Ethics of Online Stalking

The Ethics of Online Stalking | Ethics | Scoop.it
So, when was the last time you looked someone up online? It's part of the world now, and particularly when you meet someone you like a lot, you want more of them. But you're shy and also you don't want to bother them or make them think you're too keen and maybe they already have a partner or were fat in 2011, and those are things you should know, really, before you text them with a picture of that hilarious meme which is inarguably hilarious but also slightly insensitive.
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5 tools to check if your clothing is ethically made

5 tools to check if your clothing is ethically made | Ethics | Scoop.it
Here are five tools to help you trace the social and environmental impact of the products you buy.
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Financial advisers must not put competition above public interest

Financial advisers must not put competition above public interest | Ethics | Scoop.it
During an address to the National Press Club in late 2014, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission chairman, Greg Medcraft, turned to the topic of good financial advice – its importance to the community and the need to establish and maintain the highest standards. Medcraft's remarks were not delivered with the cool detachment of a disinterested regulator.
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Starbucks and Harris + Hoole share the dregs in ethical coffee rankings

Starbucks and Harris + Hoole share the dregs in ethical coffee rankings | Ethics | Scoop.it
UK’s biggest coffee shop brands Costa, Caffè Nero and Starbucks perform poorly in new ethical scorecard ranking companies on treatment of staff and suppliers, environmental policies and tax avoidance
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Dr Karl didn't breach ethics, but now he should spruik the science

Dr Karl didn't breach ethics, but now he should spruik the science | Ethics | Scoop.it
As much as this episode may have been a simple case of Dr Karl trying to earn a few extra dollars for drawing our attention to a government report that turned out to be not what he thought, there is one final aspect of this saga that is worth looking at: science has always been political.
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The Guardian view on Lutfur Rahman: ethics must trump ethnicity | Editorial

The Guardian view on Lutfur Rahman: ethics must trump ethnicity | Editorial | Ethics | Scoop.it
Editorial: The sectarian politics of victimisation and electoral fraud that were practised in Tower Hamlets threaten to eviscerate democracy
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Tim Costello says reputation is everything in business

Tim Costello says reputation is everything in business | Ethics | Scoop.it
The Reverend Tim Costello says a litany of corporate scandals has put reputation front of mind for CEOs.
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