Pesticides, Waste & Human Health: Our Impacts
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Pesticides, Waste & Human Health: Our Impacts

All over the world, conventional pesticides pose significant health hazards to workers and wildlife — a problem compounded by the fact that safety practices governing their use are often inadequate or unenforced. While developing countries account for only 25 percent of global pesticide use, they suffer 99 percent of acute pesticide-related fatalities. Continue reading

Workers’ Rights: Our Impacts
Impacts / Social / Workers' Rights

Workers’ Rights: Our Impacts

Nearly 1.3 billion people earn less than US $1.25 per day, making them vulnerable to exploitation by their employers and potentially forcing them to endure unsafe working conditions. Together with our partners, we work to help impoverished individuals and communities protect their rights and earn sustainable livelihoods while conserving natural resources. Continue reading