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27 November 2017

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17 November 2017

Ranking corporate action on conflict minerals sourcing in Dem. Rep of Congo, new report by Enough Project

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12 November 2017

We Mean Business NGO network & corporate partners express support for COP23 vision of a "grand coalition" to accelerate climate action

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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

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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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