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Roundtable addresses need for improved corporate governance by investors, CEOs & business networks to end slavery in supply chains; incl. contribution by BHRRC
Author: Joanna Radeke and Tammi L. Coles, Corporate Knights
Slavery remains a disturbing reality of the world's labour markets. In the private sector especially, some 16 million people are enslaved – forced to work in sectors as diverse as agriculture, construction and the cosmetics industry. And while cases...
Author: Vigeo Eiris
Vigeo Eiris reviews the level of female representation at Board and Executive levels for almost 4,000 listed companies worldwide......
Author: PNUD Brasil/OIT Brasil
"Fórum Global debate papel do setor privado na promoção da igualdade de gênero no trabalho-IV Fórum Global de Empresas pela Igualdade de Gênero começa hoje no Chile com representantes de mais de 25 países.", 27 de Fevereiro de 2018...
B Team report highlights positive company actions to reach net-zero GHG emissions by 2050 & ensure a just transition
Author: The B Team
... The B Team companies working towards net-zero [emissions] are from a diverse set of industries... yet common challenges can be identified... [For example,] cleaning up an entire companies energy supply continues to be an immense challenge,...
Disney & Walmart among co's partnering with UK Govt. to invest in new technologies to tackle supply chain slavery
Author: Umberto Bacchi, Thomas Reuters Foundation
A $23 million venture fund aiming to tackle the threat of forced labour in big businesses with the help of tech startups was launched on Tuesday, backed by brands from Disney to Walmart....
- Related stories: New venture fund launched to invest in innovative solutions promoting transparency & responsible supply chains
- Related companies: C&A Disney (see Walt Disney) Walmart Walt Disney
Author: Aamna Mohdin, Quartz
"Lush, a great UK success story, is helping its workers leave Brexit Britain—and keep their jobs", 11 Aug 2017...
- Related in-depth areas: Brexit's potential impacts on business & human rights
- Related companies: Lush
India: Despite reports on child deaths in mica mines, new investigations find company initiatives failing to have any tangible action on the ground
Author: Nita Bhalla, Thomson Reuters Foundation, India
"In search of sparkle: is corporate inaction on mica condemning Indian children to death?" 19 December 2017...
- Related stories: India: Investigations highlight child labour, debt bondage & illegal operations in mica mines
- Related companies: Estée Lauder L'Oreal Merck
Author: Katie Kuehner-Hebert, Chief Executive
"Improving Emissions Targets: 'If Trump Won't Do It, We Will,' CEOs Say", 28 Oct 2017...
Author: David Wei, We Mean Business
...[W]e are excited to introduce the Climate Policy Tracker, an online tool led by We Mean Business coalition partner BSR, which is intended to help businesses realize the immense benefits of embracing a low-carbon future by providing up-to-date...