Voluntary Sector: The Week in Charities

The Charity Commission has revealed that 42 per cent of the public think 'ensuring a reasonable proportion of a charity's income reaches the end cause' is the most important single factor influencing their trust.

ActionAid has launched a secret message campaign that has seen the charity slipping secret messages into thousands of items of clothing at Asda stores around the country to highlight the company's record on paying poverty wages to factory workers in developing countries.

Greenpeace has announced a public vote to decide the winner of a contest to redesign BP's green logo. Entrants have come up with a logo they think better reflects the company's operations in places such as the Gulf of Mexico. The contest has attracted 2,500 entries.

Fishburn Hedges has been reappointed as the comms support agency for the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust for a second year running. The decision not to retender follows the success of this year's Holocaust Memorial Day on 27 January.

The Global FunD has launched a 'Double Ribbon' logo for the Born HIV Free campaign. Spokeswoman Carla Bruni-Sarkozy said the logo illustrated her call to action to make it possible for no child to be born with HIV by 2015.

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