Core Environmental Standard: WWF calls on government to deliver on green trade promises

James Murray
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New report argues legally binding environmental standards required to combat ‘bad trade deals’ that threaten to undercut domestic farmers

WWF UK has today published a new report calling on the government to introduce legally-binding Core Environmental Standards to prevent environmentally damaging imports entering the UK food system and undercutting...

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