UK: Report finds many co's supplying uniforms to the public sector do not report on measures to tackle slavery in supply chains
A new report published by CORE and ICAR on 28 September 2018 finds that few companies supplying uniforms for UK public sector workers, including the armed forces and prison officers, report on what they are doing to tackle slavery in their supply...
Author: Simon Goodley, Guardian (UK)
A government inquiry headed by former trade minister Lord Davies is calling on the country's 350 largest public companies to ensure that 25% of their directors are female by 2015. However, the latest figures show that 18 FTSE 100 firms have no women...
- Related stories: UK: Govt. committee recommends headhunters adopt code of conduct to raise number of women on boards, ask chairmen not to use agencies who do not publish figures on gender distribution
- Related companies: African Barrick Gold Aggreko AMEC Antofagasta Associated British Foods Autonomy (part of HP) Bunzl Compañía Fresnillo Essar Energy (part of Essar Group) Essar Group Hammerson International Power Invensys Kazakhmys Randgold Vedanta Resources Weir Group Wolseley Xstrata (part of Glencore Xstrata)