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4 October 2017

Many companies in high-risk sectors aren’t addressing slavery risks in UK Modern Slavery Act statements, report says

Author: CORE (UK)

This report aims to provide a snapshot of if and how [50] companies are including information in their Slavery and Human Trafficking Statements on the risks of modern slavery in their supply chains and operations. [It focuses] on companies sourcing...

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3 May 2016

Rainforest Foundation & Ethical Consumer Magazine guide ranks companies with palm oil products based on sustainability

Author: Rainforest Foundation UK

"Palm Oil Guide," Apr 2016...

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19 October 2015

India: Child labour reported in mica supply chains, companies insist their suppliers follow good practices

Lalita is among hundreds of children who help their families make ends meet by spending their day collecting mica. The mica adds glitter to powders, mascara and lipsticks of top global brands although a complex supply chain makes pinning down the...

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Company response
18 October 2015

Revlon's statement

Author: Revlon

Our main suppliers, including BASF and MERCK, have confirmed that our mica material is sourced from gated mines, and confirmed their compliance with our terms of engagement forbidding the use of child labor in their extended supply chain.

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19 February 2014

India's mica mines: The shameful truth behind mineral make-up's shimmer [India]

Author: Ben Doherty & Sarah Whyte, The Age (Australia)

In the hills of Jharkhand in India, child labourers mine the mica that brings sparkle to the world…industry here is…dependent on a huge unskilled workforce, forced into working for lower and lower prices…work is hard and dangerous. Children working...

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16 May 2006

Press Release: Nano-ingredients Pose Big Risks in Beauty Products - Friends of the Earth report highlights unregulated risks of nanoparticles in cosmetics and sunscreens [refers to L’Oreal, Revlon, Estee Lauder]

Author: Friends of the Earth

The report...details the extensive use of newly developed and poorly understood substances called nanomaterials in more than 116 sunscreens, cosmetics and personal care products currently on the market - despite a lack of independent safety assessment...

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1 May 2006

Press Release: Nano-ingredients Pose Big Risks in Beauty Products - Friends of the Earth report highlights unregulated risks of nanoparticles in cosmetics and sunscreens [refers to L’Oreal, Revlon, Estee Lauder]

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1 May 2006

[PDF] Nanomaterials, sunscreens and cosmetics: Small Ingredients, Big Risks

Author: Friends of the Earth

Some of the biggest names in cosmetics, including L’Oreal, Revlon and Estee Lauder, continue to sell products containing nano-scale ingredients despite growing evidence that nanomaterials can be toxic to humans...[also refers to Almay (part of Revlon)...

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13 February 2005

Sharing love in the global economy: Tough to find gifts that don't do great harm

Author: Dara O'Rourke, Assistant Professor of Environmental Science, Univ. of California-Berkeley, in San Francisco Chronicle

Unfortunately, the Valentine standbys -- flowers, chocolates, jewelry, perfume, lingerie, stuffed animals -- have all become symbols of much that is wrong in the global economy...For years, corporate leaders and politicians have trumpeted the benefits...

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23 July 2004

Analysis: Corporate responsibility and Islam

Author: Jon Lamb, Ethical Corporation

So to what extent is it sensible to link ethical business practice to awareness of Muslim political and religious sensibilities? [refers to HSBC's Muslim pension fund. Also refers to companies being boycotted for links with Israel: Starbucks, Coca...

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