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26 October 2017

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

The report published by CORE Coalition provides an overview of how 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 50 companies...

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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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9 August 2017

UK: Criminal groups supplying Sports Direct & major supermarkets convicted of modern slavery over exploitation of Polish migrant workers

Author: Felicity Lawrence, Guardian (UK)

"How Big Brands Including Sports Direct Unwittingly Used Slave Labour," 8 Aug 2017...

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3 July 2017

Coalition of major investors request more transparency on how companies manage their workforces

Author: Jennifer Thompson, Financial Times

"Investors demand more information on labour practices", 2 July 2017...

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3 May 2017

Guidelines to evaluate workers' human rights & labour standards

Author: Global Unions Committee on Workers’ Capital

Global union initiative will elevate the profile of social issues in the investment chain. Investors will be able to properly evaluate company adherence to robust labour standards and responsible employer relations as a result of a new global trade...

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24 April 2017

NGO coalition urges 72 clothing companies to commit to supply chain transparency pledge

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14 February 2017
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13 February 2017

Myanmar: Report finds that garment industry initiatives have not delivered needed positive impact on labour; highlights abuses such as low wages, unpaid overtime, child labour

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24 January 2017

UK: Brothers jailed for 6 years under Modern Slavery Act for exploiting Polish workers

Author: Sarah O’Connor and Mark Vandevelde, Financial Times

"Two jailed under slave law for exploiting Sports Direct workers", 24 Jan 2017...

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29 December 2016

Commentary: How the world of work & workers' rights changed in the UK in 2016

Author: Sarah Shearman, Guardian (UK)

"How the world of work changed in 2016", 28 Dec 2016...

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