Global helpdesk launches to provide drought relief

An online helpdesk has been launched to provide guidance to drought-impacted populations around the world. The World Meteorological Organisation, the Global Water Partnership and a number of other partners created the system for the Integrated Drought Management Programme. It aims to tackle the problem of water insecurity, which costs roughly $500 billion (£377.4bn) each year […]

Starbucks cuts food waste latte in the day

Starbucks is to tackle food waste in the UK by offering discounts towards the end of the day. The coffeehouse chain’s initiative will see all leftover food in the last hour of trading to be sold at half-price – the proceeds will support charity partner Action Against Hunger’s global fight against child malnutrition. Following a […]