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28 June 2017

Uzbekistan: NGO report links World Bank funds to forced labour in cotton sector

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27 June 2017

US Department of State Trafficking in Persons Report 2017

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26 June 2017

Business human rights responsibility for refugees & migrant workers: Turning policies into practice in the Middle East

Author: Samentha Goethals, Joseph Bardwell, Mariam Bhacker, & Bahaa Ezzelarab, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre in Business & Human Rights Journal

...Our focus in this piece is to consider how companies have been implementing their human rights responsibility to address the risks and challenges faced by refugees and migrant workers in the Middle East, a region that is currently experiencing...

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26 June 2017

Shoemakers urged to tackle abuse

Author: Taipei Times

Leading shoe and designer clothing labels, including Nike Inc and Puma AG, have made progress in tackling forced labor in their leather supply chains, but could do more to address the issue at tanneries and ranches providing hides, according to a...

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23 June 2017

Shoe brands urged to tackle forced labour at tanneries and ranches

Author: Reuters

Leading shoe and designer clothing labels including Nike and Puma have made progress in tackling forced labor in their leather supply chains but could do more to address the issue at tanneries and ranches providing hides, according to a study. The...

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21 June 2017
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Author: Maxime Goualin, Schneider Electric, dans E-RSE

« Respect des droits humains : Schneider Electric prépare son plan de vigilance », 19 juin 2017...

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13 June 2017
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Le rapport 2016 de la Fondation International Cocoa Initiaitive souligne que la chute du prix du cacao risque de saper les importants progrés qui ont été réalisés par l'industrie cacaoyère en faveur des producteurs de cacao. Cette situation menace d...

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13 June 2017

Canada: Imports of “risky products” linked to child & forced labour are growing; majority of Canadians want more govt. action, new report finds

Author: World Vision Canada

Child labour and modern day slavery (forced labour) continue to plague the world in 2017. An estimated 85 million children suffer in dirty, dangerous and degrading work...This report, produced by World Vision Canada, exposes the risk of child and...

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13 June 2017

UN Working Group on business & human rights presents reports & activity update to Human Rights Council

Author: UN Working Group on business & human rights

"Statement by the Working Group Chairperson to the 35th session of the Human Rights Council"...

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12 June 2017

4 short briefings released for businesses & investors on reporting requirements under UK Modern Slavery Act

The Modern Slavery Act requires companies with a turnover of more than £36m operating in the UK to publish an annual statement setting out what they have done to eradicate slavery and human trafficking from their supply chains and operations....

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