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Australia: WWF partners with tech cos. to track supply chains involved in environmental harm & human rights abuses
The World Wide Fund (WWF) in Australia is partnering with technology companies to track supply chains and help stop illegal, unsustainable fishing practices and curb human rights abuses such as slavery. Media reports are linked below.
Asia Pacific: Business & govt. leaders endorse "Acknowledge, Act, Advance (AAA)" as framework to end modern slavery
Author: Mirage News
"Business and Government Leaders Endorse AAA Recommendations To End Modern Slavery", 7 August 2018...
Fiji: Blockchain technology joint pilot project launched to address illegal fishing practices and human rights abuses in Pacific Islands tuna industry
Author: Candice Visser & Quentin Hanich, the Conversation
"How blockchain is strengthening tuna traceability to combat illegal fishing", 22 January 2018...
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Author: Chloe Wang, Channel NewsAsia (Singapore)
Seven more Singapore companies have agreed to follow guiding principles set by the United Nations (UN) Global Compact. They have pledged to align their operations in areas such as labour practices, anti-corruption measures and protection of the...
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