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The use of tax havens is depriving developing countries of billions of dollars of tax revenue.
ActionAid remains ready to respond to possible Cyclone Mahasen relief efforts.
One in ten British-registered FTSE 100 multinationals failed to disclose tax haven companies despite UK crackdown promise.
Shifting away from conventional biofuels: sustainable alternatives for the use of biomass in the UK transport sector
A UK advanced biofuel industry could create jobs, bring benefits to poor people and help reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the UK transport sector.
From 4 February to 3 May, every donation made by members of the UK public was doubled by the UK government as part of its Aid Match scheme.
FTSE100’s tax haven habit shows need to tackle a hidden obstacle in the fight against global poverty, says ActionAid
New ActionAid research shows that 98 of the 100 FTSE100 multinational groups have companies in tax havens
ActionAid says that a guaranteed aid budget is vital to provide effective international development.
The government must now force UK tax havens to take concrete steps that will benefit developing countries.
A detailed guide for investors and businesses seeking a more socially responsible approach to corporate tax has been published today by ActionAid.
Amount of food crops burnt by richest nations as biofuels could feed half the world’s hungriest people, ActionAid says
Public donations to the DEC Syria Crisis Appeal have now reached £7.4 million. The 14 leading UK charities that are the DEC’s members will use the funds in Syria and to help refugees in the neighbouring countries.
Public donations to the DEC Syria Crisis Appeal have now reached £5 million. The 14 leading UK charities that are the DEC’s members will use the funds in Syria and the neighbouring countries, to which over one million refugees have fled.
Taxation must be central to discussions on how to finance any new development goals, ActionAid said today ahead of a meeting of the high-level panel on the post-2015 development agenda next week in Bali.
The Disasters Emergency Committee has today [Weds 20 March] announced that it will launch an appeal tomorrow [Thursday 21 March] for people affected by the conflict in Syria.
The Vatican is leading attempts to roll-back agreement on women’s rights at the most significant UN Summit on eliminating violence against women and girls in a decade, ActionAid said today.
As the security situation in Syria continues to deteriorate, the number of refugees pouring across its borders into neighbouring countries is increasing.
New research from ActionAid reveals that poor quality public services are leaving women and girls vulnerable to violence and harassment in public spaces.
A new investigation released today by ActionAid has revealed that the Associated British Foods group, owner of Silver Spoon sugar, is dodging its tax bill in Zambia, one of the world’s poorest countries.
Five questions for Associated British Foods to answer in relation to ActionAid's Sweet Nothings report
ActionAid is pleased that our Sweet Nothings report on tax avoidance and tax breaks in Zambia has generated coverage and debate in Europe and in Africa. It’s through detailed debate of this kind that we hope a fairer tax deal for countries like Zambia and for multinational investors will ultimately be reached.
The Ready for Anything campaign will help the world’s poorest people everywhere from prepare for the next big disaster.
ActionAid responds to the International Development Committe statement that the government should be prepared to miss aid targets
The House of Commons International Development Committee has said that the Department for International Development (DFID) should be prepared to miss aid targets.
‘Enough Food for Everyone IF’ is the largest coalition of its kind in the UK since Make Poverty History in 2005.
Three years on from the devastating 2010 earthquake, Haiti is facing another crisis – catastrophic food shortages caused by the destruction of Hurricane Sandy.