Forced labour & modern slavery


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17 January 2017

Low wages & corporate tax avoidance contribute to global income inequality, according to Oxfam report

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17 January 2017

The role of business in implementing the UN Sustainable Development Goals - new reports

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11 January 2017

Direito GV Law Review, UN Brazil and Fed. Univ. of Rio Grande do Sul open call for papers on business & human rights

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11 January 2017

ETI endorses Business & Human Rights Resource Centre's UK Modern Slavery Act Registry

Author: Cindy Berman, Ethical Trading Initiative (ETI)

“Modern slavery statements: seeing evidence of company action”, 11 January 2016...

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11 January 2017

OSCE Conference Report: Prevention of trafficking for labour exploitation in supply chains

Author: Organisation for Security & Cooperation in Europe

Conference Report: "Prevention of Trafficking for Labour Exploitation in Supply Chains” (7-8 September 2016)...

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11 January 2017

Policy paper outlines mechanisms to improve quality & accountability in textile industry auditing processes

Author: Carolijn Terwindt & Miriam Saage-Maass, European Center for Constitutional & Human Rights; Friedrich Ebert Stiftung

„Liability of Social Auditors in the Textile Industry”, December 2016...

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10 January 2017
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9 January 2017

US judge to decide on jurisdiction in lawsuit against chocolate firms over alleged child slavery in Côte d'Ivoire

Author: Edvard Pettersson, Bloomberg (USA)

"Child Slavery Claims Against Nestle, Cargill Get One More Chance", 9 Jan 2017...

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5 January 2017

Japan: Fast Retailing announces it will make its supply chain public "as soon as possible"

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4 January 2017
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« Greenpeace dévoile le visage sombre de l'industrie de la pêche thaïlandaise », 20 décembre 2016...

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