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Unilever creates livelihood opportunities for women - Ghanaian Times

Unilever creates livelihood opportunities for women - Ghanaian Times | Responsible Sourcing | Scoop.it
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SAI Platform - The European Roundtable for Beef Sustainability (ERBS) Unites the Beef Value Chain from Farm to Fork

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FTSE 100 & the UK Modern Slavery Act: From Disclosure to Action | Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

FTSE 100 & the UK Modern Slavery Act: From Disclosure to Action | Business & Human Rights Resource Centre | Responsible Sourcing | Scoop.it
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New human rights ranking shows most firms have barely left the starting line | Ethical Corporation

New human rights ranking shows most firms have barely left the starting line | Ethical Corporation | Responsible Sourcing | Scoop.it
The first full version of the Corporate Human Rights Benchmark is published today, with key findings on companies in the apparel, agricultural products and extractives sectors. The results reveal that there is a race to the top in business and human rights performance, but only amongst a welcome cluster of leaders. The great majority have barely left the starting line, with 40 of the 101 companies surveyed failing to show any evidence of identifying or mitigating human rights issues in their supply chains.
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KnowTheChain: Ranking of 38 food and beverage companies on efforts to address forced labour in supply chains | Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

KnowTheChain: Ranking of 38 food and beverage companies on efforts to address forced labour in supply chains | Business & Human Rights Resource Centre | Responsible Sourcing | Scoop.it
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Australia: Modern Slavery Bill passes House of Representatives | Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Australia: Modern Slavery Bill passes House of Representatives | Business & Human Rights Resource Centre | Responsible Sourcing | Scoop.it
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All of Nestlé’s palm oil supply chain to be 100% satellite monitored

All of Nestlé’s palm oil supply chain to be 100% satellite monitored | Responsible Sourcing | Scoop.it
TFT is pleased to announce that its member Nestlé has taken a bold step and committed to 100 percent satellite monitoring of its palm oil supply chain by the end of 2018 through Starling. Nestlé becomes the first global company to sign up to Starling’s new and intuitive online platform that offers round-the-clock deforestation monitoring. …
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The Human Rights Opportunity

15 real-life cases of how business is contributing to the Sustainable Development Goals by putting people first
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Australia: Government introduces Modern Slavery Bill 2018 to Parliament | Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Australia: Government introduces Modern Slavery Bill 2018 to Parliament | Business & Human Rights Resource Centre | Responsible Sourcing | Scoop.it
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A Map to Help Business Collaborate with Anti-Slavery Organizations —

A Map to Help Business Collaborate with Anti-Slavery Organizations — | Responsible Sourcing | Scoop.it
Drawing from a database of over 100 organizations, this new interactive map allows the user to filter anti-slavery organizations by type (initiative, NGO, foundation); issue (e.g. child labor, forced labor, recruitment); geography; and industry.
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New law will force 3,000 big companies to show they are stamping out slavery | World news | The Guardian

New law will force 3,000 big companies to show they are stamping out slavery | World news | The Guardian | Responsible Sourcing | Scoop.it
Move welcomed by campaigners, but Labor says changes ‘inadequate and ineffective’
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Greenpeace is right to hold our feet to the fire on deforestation, says Unilever chief | Ethical Corporation

Greenpeace is right to hold our feet to the fire on deforestation, says Unilever chief | Ethical Corporation | Responsible Sourcing | Scoop.it
The area where Unilever’s chief Paul Polman has tried hardest to bring about transformational change over the past 10 years is in tackling deforestation. Commodities like soy, palm oil, paper and pulp/timber, and beef are responsible for two-thirds of tree loss in the biodiversity-rich tropics. And with Unilever being the world’s single biggest buyer of palm oil, and one of the largest buyers of soy, it is an issue that he has embraced with missionary zeal.
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Nestlé takes further steps to improve labour conditions in Indonesia´s palm oil industry

Nestlé takes further steps to improve labour conditions in Indonesia´s palm oil industry | Responsible Sourcing | Scoop.it
A new report published by The Danish Institute for Human Rights (DIHR) and the environmental group The Forest Trust (TFT) highlights the systemic nature of labour rights abuses in the palm oil supply chain.
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Australia targets big business with world's 2nd anti-slavery...

Australia targets big business with world's 2nd anti-slavery... | Responsible Sourcing | Scoop.it
Activists say the new law is tougher on business than Britain's landmark 2015 anti-slavery legislation
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SAI Platform - Pre-Competitive Sharing at its Best – PepsiCo Offers Sustainable Farming Program Toolkit

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Deadline 2020: ‘We won’t end deforestation through certification schemes,' brands admit | Ethical Corporation

Deadline 2020: ‘We won’t end deforestation through certification schemes,' brands admit | Ethical Corporation | Responsible Sourcing | Scoop.it
Consumer goods giants are working on radically new approaches to end deforestation in supply chains amid a recognition that hundreds of companies that made commitments to source deforestation-free commodities by 2020 will abjectly fail to meet the deadline. According to The Supply Change Initiative (SCI), which tracks 800 companies with exposure to soy, beef, palm oil and timber – commodities that are together responsible for 80% of all tropical deforestation – 469 have commitments to address deforestation.
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Major brands break ties with Indonesian palm oil giant | News | Eco-Business | Asia Pacific

Major brands break ties with Indonesian palm oil giant | News | Eco-Business | Asia Pacific | Responsible Sourcing | Scoop.it
Big brands Nestlé and PepsiCo have decided to stop sourcing palm oil from IndoFood in light of longstanding allegations of the corporation’s labour and environmental violations.
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Civil society and companies call Finland to adopt mandatory HRDD legislation - European Coalition for Corporate Justice

Civil society and companies call Finland to adopt mandatory HRDD legislation - European Coalition for Corporate Justice | Responsible Sourcing | Scoop.it
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Screw Incremental Improvements: Mars Is Changing How It Does Business | Sustainable Brands

Screw Incremental Improvements: Mars Is Changing How It Does Business | Sustainable Brands | Responsible Sourcing | Scoop.it
One year since the launch of its 'Sustainable in a Generation' Plan — a billion-dollar commitment to far-reaching goals underpinned by science and a determination to drive impact throughout the extended supply chain — Mars announced this week that it is changing how it does business. The company says it is now exploring how it can work with governments, NGOs and other stakeholders to create solutions by focusing on what is broken.
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Global Slavery Index 2018 | Sustainable Brands

Global Slavery Index 2018 | Sustainable Brands | Responsible Sourcing | Scoop.it
The 2018 Global Slavery Index provides a country-by-country ranking of the number of people in modern slavery, as well as an analysis of the actions governments are taking to respond, and the factors that make people vulnerable. The Index reveals that more than 400,000 people — or one in every 800 — in the U.S. are working under forced labor conditions, primarily in domestic work, agriculture and farm work, travelling sales crews, restaurant or food services, and health and beauty services.
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Food products sector boosts sustainability in production chain

Food products sector boosts sustainability in production chain | Responsible Sourcing | Scoop.it
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Modern slavery messages not yet getting through | Innovation Forum

Modern slavery messages not yet getting through | Innovation Forum | Responsible Sourcing | Scoop.it
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Prominent businesses join programme to address forced labour in the fruit and wine producing industries in South Africa.  : Stronger Together

Prominent businesses join programme to address forced labour in the fruit and wine producing industries in South Africa.  : Stronger Together | Responsible Sourcing | Scoop.it
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and the Centre for Climate Crime Analysis together against criminal activities related to air pollution and deforestation

and the Centre for Climate Crime Analysis together against criminal activities related to air pollution and deforestation | Responsible Sourcing | Scoop.it
Europol and the Centre for Climate Crime Analysis (CCCA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at reinforcing their efforts to address environmental crimes, especially those that have an impact on climate change. The MoU was signed today at Europol’s Headquarters in The Hague by the Head of Europol’s Serious and Organised Crime Centre, Jari Liukku, and the Chairperson of the CCCA’s Board of Directors, Reinhold Gallmetzer.
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Entering a new era of human rights transparency

Entering a new era of human rights transparency | Responsible Sourcing | Scoop.it
The WBCSD is a CEO-led organization of forward-thinking companies that galvanizes the global business community to create a sustainable future for bus
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