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Amargo Florecer

March 2007

El costo humano de la venta de flores en los supermercados británicos

Growing Pains Spanish.pdf

Growing Pains

March 2007

The human cost of cut flowers in British supermarkets

Growing Pains.pdf

Global Europe - A Critique

December 2006

War on Want's four-page response to the European Commission's new 'Global Europe' strategy

Global Europe - A Critique.pdf

Corporate Mercenaries

October 2006

The threat of private military and security companies

Corporate Mercenaries.pdf

Globeleq - The Alternative Report

September 2006

Globeleq was set up by DFID as part of its strategy of “promoting the private sector in the developing world”. Yet the involvement of international power companies in developing countries has been deeply problematic

Globeleq - The Alternative Report.pdf

Profiting from the Occupation

July 2006

Corporate complicity in Israel's crimes against the Palestinian people

Profiting from the Occupation.pdf

Forces for Change

May 2006

This report highlights the struggles that informal economy organisations are facing in Africa, and was launched in Malawi by War on Want and its partners.

Forces for Change - Informal economy organisations in Africa.pdf

Coca-Cola - The Alternative Report

March 2006

This report looks at Coca-Cola, one of the most recognised brands in the world. The company claims to adhere to the highest ethical standards yet Coca-Cola’s activities around the world tell a different story

Coca-Cola - The Alternative Report.pdf

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