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The human supply chain: How slavefreetrade is putting the ‘S’ back in ESG

The human supply chain: How slavefreetrade is putting the ‘S’ back in ESG Prioritising real-time worker feedback brings the human supply chain into focus. Traditional employee surveys in modern workplaces are outdated. More recent approaches to measuring worker conditions in worksites and supply chains in real-time are starting to appear. Why? Partly because of theContinue reading “The human supply chain: How slavefreetrade is putting the ‘S’ back in ESG”

Navigating the evolving legal and regulatory landscape on business and human rights: A look at the proposed EU mandatory human rights due diligence legislation

Navigating the evolving legal and regulatory landscape on business and human rights: A look at the proposed EU mandatory human rights due diligence legislation What is the proposed EU human rights due diligence law? In April 2020, the European Commissioner for Justice, Didier Reynders, announced that the European Commission plans to introduce legislation requiring EUContinue reading “Navigating the evolving legal and regulatory landscape on business and human rights: A look at the proposed EU mandatory human rights due diligence legislation”

Conscious consumerism?: How consumers are shaping the business commitment to human rights

Conscious consumerism?: How consumers are shaping the business commitment to human rights  As consumers, we would likely be appalled to discover that many of the goods which we purchase – from our smartphones to our favourite t-shirt to the cup of coffee that we enjoy every morning – were in fact produced under modern slavery.Continue reading “Conscious consumerism?: How consumers are shaping the business commitment to human rights”

Eliminating slavery and improving working conditions in global supply chains: A webinar with WBCSD, slavefreetrade and Thomson Reuters Foundation

Eliminating slavery and improving working conditions in global supply chains: A webinar with WBCSD, slavefreetrade and Thomson Reuters Foundation On July 23, slavefreetrade’s CEO, Brian Iselin, participated in a webinar ‘Eliminating slavery and improving working conditions in global supply chains‘, hosted by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), alongside Charlotte Davis, Inclusive EconomiesContinue reading “Eliminating slavery and improving working conditions in global supply chains: A webinar with WBCSD, slavefreetrade and Thomson Reuters Foundation”

A conversation with Dr. Tomoya Obokata, the UN Special Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery

A conversation with Dr. Tomoya Obokata, the UN Special Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery Dr. Tomoya Obokata is the UN Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of slavery, including its causes and consequences. He has extensive experience working with multi-sector stakeholders on the issues of modern slavery, human trafficking and transnational organised crime. slavefreetrade had the opportunity to catch up with Dr. Obokata toContinue reading “A conversation with Dr. Tomoya Obokata, the UN Special Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery”