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16 October 2018

Canada: Parliamentary report requests Govt. develop legislation that motivates business to eliminate child labour

In November and December 2017, the Subcommittee on International Human Rights of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development undertook a study on child labour in supply chains. The Subcommittee received...

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1 October 2018

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...

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17 July 2018

Survivors & families of victims of 2016 bomb attack on Canadian embassy in Kabul sue Govt. & security firm

Author: Murray Brewster, CBC News (Canada)

"Security firm named in lawsuit against Ottawa once accused of recruiting ex-child soldiers", 21 June 2018...

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16 July 2018

United Nations Working Group on Business and Human Rights' statement at the end of mission to Kenya

Author: The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

"Statement at the end of visit to Kenya by the United Nations Working Group on Business and Human Rights"...

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25 June 2018

EU Directives may establish liability of public buyers & suppliers for labour rights abuses, says expert

Author: Eamonn Conlon, A&L Goodbody (Ireland)

"Modern Slavery: Do the 2014 EU Procurement Directives Establish New Routes to Remedy for Victims?", 19 June 2018...

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18 May 2018

Consumer Goods Forum & Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative to develop benchmark & recognition tool for social compliance in seafood sector

Author: The Consumer Goods Forum & The Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative

"GSSI and the CGF join forces on a benchmark and recognition tool for social compliance schemes in the seafood sector", 17 May 2018...

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10 April 2018
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Author: Cuba Sí (Cuba)

“Instan a empleados privados a establecer sus contratos laborales”, 28 de marzo de 2018...

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26 March 2018

Report analyses modern slavery reporting performance of UK govt’s top 100 suppliers

Author: Amelia Shean, Nora Wolters, Dom Deville and Hetty Gittus, Sancroft Team

The Sancroft- Tussell Report: Eliminating Modern Slavery in Public Procurement, 22 March 2018...

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7 March 2018

Commentary: UK govt. should pay more attention to monitoring tax compliance by co.s awarded public contracts

Author: Paul Monaghan, Fair Tax Mark (UK)

"How can we ensure that tax evaders and aggressive tax avoiders do not profit from taxpayer-funded public procurement contracts?", 28 Feb 2018...

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23 December 2017

GEC report outlines socially responsible procurement guidelines for IT products

Author: Green Electronics Council

"Purchasers Guide for Addressing Labor and Human Rights Impacts in IT Procurements", Nov 2017...

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