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French authorities just shot a resting herd of runaway bison to protect hikers. Were they right?

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An ethical debate has broken out in France, after the wildlife and hunting agency opted to gun down a herd of escaped bison, rather than trying to stun and catch them, because they feared the cattle could hurt humans. Some 19 animals, who were reared for human consumption and weighed between 300kg and 600kg, escaped Read More

LVMH pairs with Stella McCartney, igniting fashion rivalries

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PARIS (Reuters) – French luxury goods group LVMH (LVMH.PA) on Monday announced a tie-up with Stella McCartney, just months after the British designer known for her animal-friendly ethics ended a long-term partnership the conglomerate’s arch-rival Kering (PRTP.PA). British designer Stella McCartney appears at the end of her Fall/Winter 2019-2020 women’s ready-to-wear collection show during Paris Read More

LVMH pairs with Stella McCartney in ethical fashion bet

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British designer Stella McCartney appears at the end of her Fall/Winter 2019-2020 women’s ready-to-wear collection show during Paris Fashion Week in Paris, France, March 4, 2019. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe PARIS (Reuters) – French luxury goods conglomerate LVMH (LVMH.PA) said on Monday it was pairing up with British designer Stella McCartney to further develop her brand, just Read More

Denmark considers clamping down on social media after Instagram influencer’s suicide note

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Denmark is considering regulating social media influencers after Instagram personality Fie Laursen posted a suicide note which received 30,000 comments and 8,000 likes. The public suicide note remained online for two full days before Laursen herself took it down, having received treatment in a local hospital for an attempted pharmaceutical overdose. In the aftermath, Danish Read More

Charity begins at the pub: London bar seeks ‘most ethical’ title

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LONDON (Reuters) – Employing the homeless and offering beer brewed from leftover bread, “The Green Vic” in London’s trendy Shoreditch district is aiming to be the world’s most ethical pub. Naomi Chester, DJ and helper at the Green Vic, which is aiming to be the world’s most ethical pub, poses for a photograph in Shoreditch, Read More

U.S. EPA air chief under ethics scrutiny resigns

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Bill Wehrum, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency official in charge of revising power plant rules and revamping vehicle emission standards who came under scrutiny for ethics allegations, will step down in days, he said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sign is seen on the podium at EPA Read More

EPA air chief under ethics scrutiny resigns

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Bill Wehrum, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency official in charge of revising power plant rules, revamping vehicle emission standards and biofuels, who was under scrutiny for ethics allegations, is stepping down June 30, the agency said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sign is seen on the podium Read More

Norway wealth fund allowed to invest again in Walmart, Rio Tinto, others

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OSLO (Reuters) – Norway’s $1 trillion wealth fund can invest again in miner Rio Tinto and retailer Walmart after their exclusions from the fund’s investments on ethical grounds were revoked, the board of the central bank said on Tuesday. The fund can also resume investing in Grupo Carso of Mexico, U.S. listed General Dynamics and Read More