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17 October 2017

Australia: Woolworths agrees to back-pay underpaid workers in its labour supply chain

Author: Sarah Danckert, Sydney Morning Herald

"Woolworths trolley collectors to receive back pay", 11 October 2017...

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26 September 2017

More than 300 companies commit to science based emission reduction targets to align operations with Paris Agreement goals

More than 300 companies, including 15 from the apparel sector, have committed to the Science Based Targets initiative that have set emission reduction targets consistent with global efforts to limit warming to well below 2 degrees Celsius.

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21 September 2017

Global firms use carbon pricing to reduce emissions, analyze investments, and evaluate risk & opportunities of low-carbon economy

An internal carbon price is increasingly being used by companies across sectors and geographies to translate the risks and opportunities of a low-carbon economy into business decisions. Approximately 1,200 businesses from around the world are either...

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2 August 2017

Australia: Evidence provided to public inquiry reveals businesses unaware of slavery in supply chains

Author: Nassim Khadem, Sydney Morning Herald

"Australian businesses unaware of slavery in supply chains, inquiry told", 1 August 2017...

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25 July 2017

Myanmar textile workers pay the price for Australian fast fashion

Author: Libby Hogan, The New Daily (Australia)

"Myanmar's textile workers pay the price for Australia's fast fashion addiction", 23 July 2017...

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5 July 2017

India: Target Corp. to tackle forced labour with worker surveys

Author: Beth Wright, Just-Style

As part of its commitment to responsible sourcing, US department store retailer Target Corp has embarked on an 18-month project in northern India, aimed at tackling forced labour in its supply chain. The project invites migrant workers from eight...

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12 June 2017

Report outlines 3 key areas to empower women in apparel industry

Author: BSR

The substantial attention on women’s contributions to and challenges within the global apparel sector over the last decade has spurred many initiatives seeking to improve working conditions, build skills, and promote well-being for women workers. This...

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16 May 2017

ESG Integration: How are social issues influencing investment decisions?

Author: Principles for Responsible Investment

Integrating ESG factors into analysis of listed equity investments is the most widespread responsible investment practice in the market today. Recognising that social issues are inherently more qualitative, investors often find it challenging to...

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7 April 2017

Commentary: Business response to US travel ban - a watershed in CEO activism

Author: Vanessa Fuhrmans, Wall Street Journal (USA)

“A Watershed Moment in CEO Activism”, 4 Apr 2017...

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24 February 2017

CEO activism & the impact of social media in the Trump era

Author: Jena McGregor, The Washington Post (USA)

“The Cost Of Silence: Why More CEOs Are Speaking Out In The Trump Era”, 21 Feb 2017  ...

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