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Shipping co. convicted for sailing ships to scrap yards in So.Asia; where demolition endangers workers' lives & pollutes environment, according to Dutch court
"Dutch shippers sentenced for having ships demolished on Indian beach", 15 Mar 2018...
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Roundtable addresses need for improved corporate governance by investors, CEOs & business networks to end slavery in supply chains; incl. contribution by BHRRC
Author: Joanna Radeke and Tammi L. Coles, Corporate Knights
Slavery remains a disturbing reality of the world's labour markets. In the private sector especially, some 16 million people are enslaved – forced to work in sectors as diverse as agriculture, construction and the cosmetics industry. And while cases...
Author: Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs
"Government policy to stimulate international responsible business conduct", January 2018...
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Netherlands: Govt launches investigation into self-employment contracts used by co's like Uber & Deliveroo following strike action
Author: UNI Global Union
"Success for Deliveroo riders in the Netherlands as strike action forces investigation", 9 February 2018...
Author: Desiree Llanos-Dee, Inquirer (The Philippines)
Climate change affects everyone on the planet, yet those least responsible bear the brunt of the consequences... [But] people are finding various ways, including legal means, to demand that corporations be held to account for fueling the climate...
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German Partnership for Sustainable Textiles & Dutch Agreement on Sustainable Garments & Textile sign cooperation agreement to support co's in implementing due diligence
Author: Social and Economic Council of the Netherlands
The German Partnership for Sustainable Textiles and the Dutch Agreement on Sustainable Garments and Textile signed a cooperation agreement. The core objective is to support companies in implementing due diligence by harmonizing sustainability...
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