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The term ‘Global South’ was first used by academic and social activist, Carl Oglesby, in 1969. He used it to describe the persistent socio-economic dominance held by Western and European powers over countries in Africa, South America, the Middle East and much of the Asian subcontinent including China.
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There are genuine labels out there for consumers, but even these vary in authenticity. Some are specific to certain types of products, others are more general. In this article, we’ll delve into some of the major industries using eco friendly labels and some of the most trustworthy certifications to look out for.