Trade enriches our lives and lifts people out of poverty, but it shouldn’t come at the cost of the environment. We help rebalance the scales, to make sure trade policy puts people and the planet before profit.

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    An EU multilateral investment court must be fair and inclusive

    The Commission’s plans for a multilateral investment court must respect domestic courts, be inclusive, and protect responsible investment only.

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    Rule of law shunned as CETA deal approved in European Parliament

    MEPs have voted through CETA, without seeking the opinion of the European Court of Justice on one of the most controversial elements of the trade deal.

  • child flower and bumblebee to illustrate story saying CETA fears come true as EU bows to Canadian pressure to cut pesticides protection

    CETA fears come true as EU bows to Canadian pressure to cut pesticides protection

    The European Commission has cut the level of protection in EU pesticides rules following pressure from the US and Canada, minutes of a meeting reveal.

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    EU-Canada trade deal: MEPs vote to ignore CETA legality concerns

    MEPs have voted not to refer the EU-Canada trade agreement to the European Court of Justice.

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