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Should EU regulatory professionals start engaging in social media? (Opinion)
you will have a hard time finding results that do not advocate the ban of this substance. And the most stunning of all: Avaaz.org , an activist website, has collected 2.6 million (!) signatures from all over Europe and the wider world in favour of the ban. from EurActive.com Read more »
Are consumers done with fast fashion?
the wake of the recent calamity in Bangladesh, approximately 1.1 million people signed on to a campaign run by the advocacy group Avaaz pressuring retailers to invest in worker safety. Soon afterward, H&M, one brand targeted by the campaign, decided to sign from GreenBiz Read more »
Canada: Learning the right lessons from the Bangladeshi disaster
provoked a flurry of activity among campaigning organizations around the world. In particular, the online campaigners - groups like Avaaz, Change.org, and the relatively new SumOfUs.org - rushed to get out campaigns in response. These were all roughly along from LabourStart Read more »
Lion ad: Acsa insists balance needed
its freedom of expression, the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg heard on Monday. But there had to be a balance between Avaaz's rights and Acsa's rights as custodians of the image of the country and the role of "Brand SA". "Forty images on four sides from News24 Read more »
'Zuma can save her life...'
The court heard that latest government statistics showed a 250 percent increase in lion bone exports between 2008 and 2010. Avaaz submitted on Monday that the removal of the advert was unlawful on three grounds. It constituted a breach of contract between from iAfrica.com Read more »