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A rural clinic and a private hospital in Malawi. Photo: Oxfam in Malawi

A Dangerous Divide: The state of inequality in Malawi

This report examines the sharp rise in inequality in Malawi between 2004/5 and 2010/11. The authors warn that unless the government takes action, many more Malawians will live in poverty by 2020.

Getting to Good: Towards responsible corporate tax behavior

This discussion paper proposes what ‘good’ looks like in responsible corporate tax behavior, and contains a wide range of positive behaviors and actions companies can undertake to go beyond legal compliance and result in significant gains for developing countries.

A warning sign, Sadiola Hill Gold Mine, western Mali; August 2006. Photo: Brett Eloff

Community Consent Index 2015

For many communities, Free, Prior, and Informed Consent (FPIC) represents a critical tool for ensuring that they have a say in whether and how extractive industry projects move forward. This policy brief examines publicly available corporate commitments regarding community rights and community engagement.

2 Years On: Behind the Brands Score card

Walking the Talk

This briefing presents the updated March 2015 Behind the Brands scorecard showing changes in both the ranking of the ‘Big 10’  international food and beverage companies and changes to the thematic trends.

One of many Ebola billboards in Freetown sharing prevention messages on how to stop the spread of Ebola

Ebola and the Private Sector

Ebola is a humanitarian crisis first and foremost – but it is also a mounting economic disaster for Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone.

World Bank vision for a New Climate Normal - Oxfam Reaction

The World Bank’s 'Turn Down the Heat: Confronting the New Climate Normal' report delivers a troubling new assessment of the impact climate change is having on food security, water resources and ecosystems. It warns that without action heat waves and other weather extremes that occur once every hundred years, if ever, would become the new climate normal putting millions of people at risk.


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