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Iceland supermarkets to ban palm oil in all merchandise

Picture copyright AFP/Getty Iceland says it’ll cease utilizing palm oil in own-brand merchandise by the top of this yr. The Deeside-based grocery store chain says palm oil is utilized in greater than half of its merchandise, from biscuits to cleaning soap. Iceland says rising demand for the oil is devastating tropical rainforests throughout southeast Asia. The frozen meals specialist says it was alerted to the environmental challenges introduced by palm

Chinese language funding within the US falls sharply in 2017

Picture copyright AFP/Getty Picture caption Chinese language funding within the US fell final yr after a fast improve during the last decade Chinese language funding within the US plunged final yr as tensions between the 2 nations mounted. The worth of offers introduced in 2017 fell by greater than 90% from the yr earlier than, based on joint research by the Nationwide Committee on US-China Relations and the Rhodium Group.

Iceland supermarkets to ban palm oil in all merchandise

Picture copyright AFP/Getty Iceland says it can cease utilizing palm oil in own-brand merchandise by the tip of this yr. The Deeside-based grocery store chain says palm oil is utilized in greater than half of its merchandise, from biscuits to cleaning soap. Iceland says rising demand for the oil is devastating tropical rainforests throughout southeast Asia. The frozen meals specialist says it was alerted to the environmental challenges introduced by

Chinese language funding within the US falls sharply in 2017

Picture copyright AFP/Getty Picture caption Chinese language funding within the US fell final 12 months after a fast improve during the last decade Chinese language funding within the US plunged final 12 months as tensions between the 2 international locations mounted. The worth of offers introduced in 2017 fell by greater than 90% from the 12 months earlier than, in accordance with joint research by the Nationwide Committee on US-China

Iceland supermarkets to ban palm oil in all merchandise

Picture copyright AFP/Getty Iceland says it is going to cease utilizing palm oil in own-brand merchandise by the top of this 12 months. The Deeside-based grocery store chain says palm oil is utilized in greater than half of its merchandise, from biscuits to cleaning soap. Iceland says rising demand for the oil is devastating tropical rainforests throughout southeast Asia. The frozen meals specialist says it was alerted to the environmental

Chinese language funding within the US falls sharply in 2017

Picture copyright AFP/Getty Picture caption Chinese language funding within the US fell final yr after a speedy enhance over the past decade Chinese language funding within the US plunged final yr as tensions between the 2 international locations mounted. The worth of offers introduced in 2017 fell by greater than 90% from the yr earlier than, in line with joint research by the Nationwide Committee on US-China Relations and the

Auditors’ prime appointments to be vetted

Picture copyright Reuters Picture caption Carillion’s collapse has prompted many to ask what auditors are for The companies that approve the accounts of the UK’s largest corporations will face higher scrutiny in future once they appoint their prime individuals. The six primary auditing companies could have their senior appointments vetted by the Monetary Reporting Council (FRC) because it steps up efforts to observe their work. The FRC mentioned it needed

Waitrose to cease utilizing disposable espresso cups

Picture copyright Newscast Waitrose is to cease utilizing disposable espresso cups in a transfer the grocery store says will save 52 million cups a 12 months. Some 2.5 billion espresso cups are thrown away yearly within the UK, nearly none of that are recycled due to their plastic lining. Disposable cups might be faraway from all Waitrose shops by the autumn. Members of its loyalty scheme will nonetheless be capable

Iceland supermarkets to ban palm oil in all merchandise

Picture copyright AFP/Getty Iceland says it’ll cease utilizing palm oil in own-brand merchandise by the top of this yr. The Deeside-based grocery store chain says palm oil is utilized in greater than half of its merchandise, from biscuits to cleaning soap. Iceland says rising demand for the oil is devastating tropical rainforests throughout southeast Asia. The frozen meals specialist says it was alerted to the environmental challenges offered by palm

Chinese language funding within the US falls sharply in 2017

Picture copyright AFP/Getty Picture caption Chinese language funding within the US fell final 12 months after a speedy enhance over the past decade Chinese language funding within the US plunged final 12 months as tensions between the 2 nations mounted. The worth of offers introduced in 2017 fell by greater than 90% from the 12 months earlier than, in keeping with joint research by the Nationwide Committee on US-China Relations