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24 September 2019

87 companies commit to set climate targets aligned with 1.5°C scenario at UN Climate Action Summit

Author: UN Global Compact

87 major companies... are taking action to align their businesses with what scientists say is needed to limit the worst impacts of climate change. Responding to a call-to-action issued in June by a group of business, civil society and UN leaders, the...

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23 September 2019
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18 October 2018

New report looks at reporting progress under the UK Modern Slavery Act; finds need for better enforcement

Author: Ergon Associates

"Modern slavery reporting: Is there evidence of progress?", October 2018...

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23 May 2018

Commentary: Retailers increasingly focusing certification schemes on working conditions

Author: Nic Jooste, Produce Business UK

CSR is now commonplace in Europe‭, ‬and many companies have developed a CSR strategy in one form or [A] number of new trends have emerged‭......

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23 May 2018

Report by Chartered Institute of Building analyses UK construction industry's response to Modern Slavery Act

Author: Emma Crates, The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB)

Construction and the Modern Slavery Act: Tackling exploitation in the UK, May 2018...

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17 January 2018

Supermarkets refuse to share plastic footprint, says Guardian amid growing health concerns over plastic found in tap water

Author: Sandra Laville and Matthew Taylor, The Guardian (UK)

As concern over the scale of unnecessary plastic waste grows, the Guardian asked Britain’s eight leading supermarkets to explain how much plastic packaging they sell to consumers and whether they would commit to a plastic-free aisle in their stores....

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15 May 2017

UK: Co-op releases modern slavery statement & calls on other companies to help victims back in employment

Author: Terry Slavin, Ethical Corporation

"Join us in fight against slavery, says Co-op" 10 May 2017...

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31 March 2017

UK: Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner reflects on 2 years since Modern Slavery Act royal assent

Author: Kevin Hyland OBE, Huffington Post (UK)

“The Modern Slavery Act Two Years On - The Fight Continues...”, 28 March 2017...

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8 March 2017

British consumer co-operative to offer employment for victims of modern slavery

Author: Belfast Telegraph

"Co-op to offer jobs to survivors of modern slavery", 3 March 2017...

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16 January 2017

UK: 80 companies join NGO in calling on govt. to implement UN Sustainable Development Goals

Author: Ian Johnston, Independent (UK)

"World could enjoy utopian future with sustainable development, year-long study finds", 16 Jan 2017...

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