Time to Step it Up, Fashion Industry

Time to Step it Up, Fashion Industry

Social responsibility has never been more glamorous than it is today: fashion companies who incorporate ethics and activism into their businesses are seeing higher returns than their peers as Generation Z consumers, those influencing the direction of trend markets, make their choices based on more than a price tag. It’s cool to be green, it’s cool to stick up for women’s rights, it’s cool to buy garments made only with ethically-sourced labour –

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‘Cleaning’ Up the Energy Industry: a Look into the Future of Kazakhstan’s Uranium Production

‘Cleaning’ Up the Energy Industry: a Look into the Future of Kazakhstan’s Uranium Production

Like many energy exporting countries, Kazakhstan’s economy is being hit hard byplummeting oil prices. The oil supply glut in the global market is forecast to contract the ex-Soviet Republic’s economy by 2.2% this year, as the oil and gas industry accounts for a quarter of the country’s GDP and 60% of its balance of payments. But unlike many oil-producing countries, fossil fuels are not Kazakhstan’s only energy resource.

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