Forced labour & modern slavery


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22 June 2017

KnowTheChain case study: How are footwear companies and luxury clothing brands tackling forced labor risks in their leather supply chains?

This case study assesses how a sample of five footwear companies and five luxury clothing brands address forced labor risks across their leather supply chains....

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22 June 2017

New laws & public opinion can help fight modern slavery, but companies should be more proactive in self-reporting

Author: Lindsay Fortado, Financial Times (UK)

Forced labour was once a niche human rights matter for large companies but it has moved to the forefront of corporate concerns with the introduction of the UK's Modern Slavery Act. ... While the law is often criticised for lacking teeth... it has...

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21 June 2017

Business and human rights: The challenge of regulating global supply chains

Author: Justine Nolan, University of New South Wales, Alternative Law Journal

"Business and human rights: The challenge of putting principles into practice and regulating global supply chains" 6 Jun 2017...

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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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20 June 2017

KnowTheChain: Ranking companies' efforts to address forced labour in their supply chains

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20 June 2017

Russia: Construction workers face exploitation & labour abuses on World Cup 2018 stadiums; says HRW report

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19 June 2017
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14 June 2017
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Author: منظمة العمل الدولية

سوق محفوف بالتحديات يغدو أكثر تحديا: عمال أردنيون، عمال مهاجرون ولاجئون في سوق العمل الأردني...

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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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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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