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Taking Action on Responsible Recruitment to Fight Forced Labour

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In the final episode of the year, host Madelaine VanDerHeyden is joined by Rosey Hurst from Impactt Limited and Brent Wilton from Tuhana Business and Human Rights to discuss the scale of the unethical recruitment problem and what businesses can do to take action.

Aluminium Stewardship Initiative Applies for SSCI Benchmarking

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PARIS, May 5, 2021 /3BL Media/ The Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) has received a benchmark application under the SSCI’s Manufacturing and Processing scope from the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI), the first step in awarding it SSCI recognition as meeting industry expectations for third-party social compliance programmes.

Business & Human Rights Summit: New Speakers Confirmed

Announcing the UN Global Compact Network UK’s flagship Business & Human Rights Summit: 2 days with 800+ CEOs, business leaders, heads of sustainability, investors, & NGOs.
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March 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ - We invite you to participate in the UN Global Compact Network UK’s flagship Business & Human Rights Summit. The summit will be taking place 30-31 March 2021, and is generously supported by Marshalls plc.  

CGF Joint Statement on Human Rights in the Palm Oil Sector

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PARIS, 21 January 2021 /3BL Media/—  As collectives of major global companies with supply chains in the palm oil sector,  The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Forest Positive Coalition and Human Rights Coalition — Working to End Forced Labour both share a steadfast commitmen

Major Retailers and Consumer Brands Commit to Eradicate Forced Labour from Global Supply Chains with Launch of New Coalition of Action

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  • 20 of the world’s leading consumer goods companies, members of The Consumer Goods Forum, take collective action to address the challenge of forced labour in their supply chains
  • In line with international agreements, Coalition members have developed a framework for deploying forced labour-focused Human Rights Due Diligence systems in their operations to identify, remedy and prevent forced labour risks and impacts

Technology Can Help Us End the Scourge of Modern Slavery. Here's How

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Modern slavery: it’s a strange term.

The word 'modern' generally has positive connotations. It’s up-to-date. Recent. Fresh. Cutting-edge.

Juxtapose that with the word 'slavery'. A most outdated concept. Captivity. Bondage. Oppression and repression. In the 21st century, slavery is surely something that only crazed individuals or dictators could possibly countenance.

The State of Ethical Sourcing

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Forced Labor, in its most contemporary form, affects over 21 million people and spans across some of the most globalized industries in the world. From electronics to automobile manufacturing, forced labor has taken an increasing presence in supply chains, and is becoming a serious issue that companies need to be aware of.

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