Regulatory case law, December 2014: waste management, green electricity and dominant position in mobile telephony

In the last month of 2014 the European Court of Justice dealt with failures to comply with waste management obligations, privacy concerns stemming from homeowners recording public spaces while protecting their property, abuses of dominant position in telecoms, and exemptions from the obligation of purchasing green electricity.
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How Christmassy does chocolate taste for cocoa farmers?

At least in the developed world, Christmas is often associated with chocolaty sweets. However, Aphaia’s recent mini research exercise conducted in association with Direct Cacao, an industry organisation promoting direct cocoa trade, shows that supply chain conditions largely determine how Christmassy your chocolates purchase feels for cocoa farmers. If you care about that, it may be worth checking how the cocoa for your favourite chocolate bar has been sourced. Read more “How Christmassy does chocolate taste for cocoa farmers?”