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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...
- Related in-depth areas: Latest news on modern slavery & forced labour
- Related companies: Aldi Alphabet Apple ASOS Associated British Foods Balfour Beatty British American Tobacco Co-operative Group Google (part of Alphabet) Intel InterContinental Hotels John Lewis Partnership Marks & Spencer Marshalls Morrisons Nestlé Primark (part of Associated British Foods) Rio Tinto Sainsbury's Standard Chartered Ted Baker Tesco TSB Walgreen Whistles
UK: Co's may be required to reveal ethnicity pay gap under govt. plans to assess whether mandatory reporting will help minorities at work
Author: BBC News
"Ethnicity pay gap: Firms may be forced to reveal figures", 11 Oct 2018...
Commentary: Columbian NAP allowed progress in business and human rights, but requires strengthening in conflict regions
Author: Germán Zarama, RightsasUsual
"The Colombian National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights: from Regional Milestone to Effective Local Implementation", 16 August 2018...
Scotland: Human Rights Commission invites submissions to undertake comparative study on development of NAPs in other countries; study to inform Scottish framework
Author: Scottish Human Rights Commission
"Research Tender: Business and Human Rights", 24 July 2018...
Study by Human Rights at Sea & University of Bristol highlights human rights abuses at sea, and the challenges in monitoring & reporting them
"HRAS & University of Bristol Publish ‘Flag States and Human Rights’ Report", 24 July 2018...
Author: Béatrice Héraud, Novethic (France) (copyright: www.novethic.fr)
« Primark, Ferrero, Unilever... De grandes entreprises acceptent d'être transparentes sur leur chaîne d'approvisionnement », 9 avril 2018...