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Man’s Inhumanity to Man: Understanding the Risk Factors of Modern Slavery

Man’s Inhumanity to Man: Understanding the Risk Factors of Modern Slavery “I had not then learned the measure of “man’s inhumanity to man,” nor to what limitless extent of wickedness he will go for the love of gain” _ Twelve Years a Slave. Written in 1853, in his memoir, Solomon Northup recounts the suffering heContinue reading “Man’s Inhumanity to Man: Understanding the Risk Factors of Modern Slavery”

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”

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