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EU: Council adopts position on import ban for products made with forced labour

Article 26 Jan 2024 Author:EU Council, Author:Berliner Zeitung EU: Council adopts position on import ban for products made with forced labour See all tags See all tags European Union Forced Labour & Modern Slavery Lawsuits & regulatory action EU & European Parliament Read more "Forced labour:...
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October 25, 2023 8:15 AM
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EU: Parliament’s Internal Market and Internal Trade Committees adopt position on proposed forced labour ban

EU: Parliament’s Internal Market and Internal Trade Committees adopt position on proposed forced labour ban | Responsible Sourcing | Scoop.it
Article 17 Oct 2023 Author:Bayerischer Rundfunk, Author:Anti-Slavery International EU: Parliament’s Internal Market and Internal Trade Committees adopt position on proposed forced labour ban See all tags See all tags Europe & Central Asia Human Trafficking Labour Rights Child labour Forced Labour...
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September 27, 2023 9:09 AM
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EU: 70 NGOs and producer organisations call on policy makers to include living income and fair purchasing practices in CSDDD

Article 21 Sep 2023 Author:70 NGOs and producer organisations EU: 70 NGOs and producer organisations call on policy makers to include living income and fair purchasing practices in CSDDD See all tags See all tags Europe & Central Asia Racial, ethnicity, caste or origin discrimination Indigenous...
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September 13, 2023 7:57 AM
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India: G20 Leaders Declaration includes commitments to elimination of child & forced labour, calls for social protection for gig workers

Article 9 Sep 2023 Author:Livemint India: G20 Leaders Declaration includes commitments to elimination of child & forced labour, calls for social protection for gig workers See all tags See all tags India Labour Rights Child labour Forced Labour & Modern Slavery Gig Economy G20 Climate Justice Read...
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July 26, 2023 12:26 PM
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2023 KnowTheChain Food & Beverage Benchmark

2023 KnowTheChain Food & Beverage Benchmark | Responsible Sourcing | Scoop.it
Briefing 20 Jul 2023 2023 KnowTheChain Food & Beverage Benchmark See all tags See all tags Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) Ahold Delhaize Amazon.com Associated British Foods Barry Callebaut Coca-Cola Carrefour ConAgra Costco Campbell Soup Coles Group Coca-Cola HBC AG Danone Empire AB General Mills...
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Canada to Implement New Modern Slavery Reporting Requirements and Child Labor Import Ban – Slotting into Global Compliance by U.S.-based Multinationals | Ropes & Gray LLP

Canada to Implement New Modern Slavery Reporting Requirements and Child Labor Import Ban – Slotting into Global Compliance by U.S.-based Multinationals | Ropes & Gray LLP | Responsible Sourcing | Scoop.it
Canada to Implement New Modern Slavery Reporting Requirements and Child Labor Import Ban – Slotting into Global Compliance by U.S.-based Multinationals May 8, 2023 Time to Read: 10 minutes Practices: ESG, CSR and Business and Human Rights Printer-Friendly Version On May 3, the Fighting Against...
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Spain: Fundamental workers' rights allegedly violated on farms incl. reports of forced labour, union busting & unsafe working conditions; incl. responses from UK supermarkets

Spain: Fundamental workers' rights allegedly violated on farms incl. reports of forced labour, union busting & unsafe working conditions; incl. responses from UK supermarkets | Responsible Sourcing | Scoop.it
Story 25 Apr 2023 Spain: Fundamental workers' rights allegedly violated on farms incl. reports of forced labour, union busting & unsafe working conditions; incl. responses from UK supermarkets See all tags See all tags ASDA Co-operative Group Lidl Morrisons Marks & Spencer Sainsbury's Tesco...
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April 6, 2023 6:14 AM
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Moving the Middle: Oxfam's Behind the Brands assessment of the global agribusiness sector

Moving the Middle: Oxfam's Behind the Brands assessment of the global agribusiness sector | Responsible Sourcing | Scoop.it
Oxfam’s agribusiness scorecard is a benchmarking tool that measures global agribusinesses’ policies and implementation plans on five issue areas: women’s economic empowerment, land, climate change, small-scale producers, and transparency and accountability. Oxfam selected seven companies – Archer Daniels Midland (ADM), Barry Callebaut, Bunge, Cargill, Louis Dreyfus Company, Olam Group and Wilmar International. The scorecard measures […]
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Russia: Every company seeking to leave Russia & sell assets in country will be obliged to make direct donation to Russian state

Russia: Every company seeking to leave Russia & sell assets in country will be obliged to make direct donation to Russian state | Responsible Sourcing | Scoop.it
Article 28 Mar 2023 Author:Polina Ivanova in Berlin and Anastasia Stognei, the Financial Times Russia: Every company seeking to leave Russia & sell assets in country will be obliged to make direct donation to Russian state See all tags See all tags Russia Security Issues & Conflict Zones...
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March 15, 2023 9:03 AM
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Collagen craze drives deforestation and rights abuses —

Collagen craze drives deforestation and rights abuses — | Responsible Sourcing | Scoop.it
Behind the bovine collagen craze lies an opaque industry driving the destruction of tropical forests and fuelling violence and human rights abuses in the Brazilian Amazon
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March 9, 2023 9:36 AM
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Over 140 organisations call for gender-responsive corporate sustainability legislation

The EU has an opportunity to fight gender inequality and discrimination in global business.
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March 7, 2023 8:18 AM
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Mexico Bans Imports Made with Forced Labor in Alignment with the USMCA | Ropes & Gray LLP

Mexico Bans Imports Made with Forced Labor in Alignment with the USMCA March 6, 2023 Time to Read: 2 minutes Practices: ESG, CSR and Business and Human Rights Printer-Friendly Version On February 17, Mexico’s Ministry of Economy published an administrative regulation prohibiting imports of goods...
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March 1, 2023 7:57 AM
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French court dismisses case against TotalEnergies E. Africa oil project 

French court dismisses case against TotalEnergies E. Africa oil project  | Responsible Sourcing | Scoop.it
A French court on Tuesday dismissed a landmark case against TotalEnergies for a massive oil project in Uganda and Tanzania after several NGOs filed a suit to suspend the controversial project.
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November 8, 2023 12:14 PM
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German Supermarkets Accused of Human Rights Violations

German Supermarkets Accused of Human Rights Violations | Responsible Sourcing | Scoop.it
Oxfam accuses German supermarkets Rewe and Edeka of human rights violations on Latin American plantations. The case tests the effectiveness of Germany's Supply Chain Act.
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China: USA, Canadian & European brands respond to risk of Uyghur forced labour & migrant worker abuse in seafood supply chains by cutting ties; incl. cos. responses

China: USA, Canadian & European brands respond to risk of Uyghur forced labour & migrant worker abuse in seafood supply chains by cutting ties; incl. cos. responses | Responsible Sourcing | Scoop.it
Story 23 Oct 2023 China: USA, Canadian & European brands respond to risk of Uyghur forced labour & migrant worker abuse in seafood supply chains by cutting ties; incl. cos. responses See all tags See all tags Albertsons Carrefour Costco China Airlines Kroger Safeway USA (part of Albertsons) Sysco...
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September 27, 2023 8:59 AM
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USA: Poultry processing firms Tyson and Perdue are under investigation after contractors allegedly hired migrant children, incl. cos comments

USA: Poultry processing firms Tyson and Perdue are under investigation after contractors allegedly hired migrant children, incl. cos comments | Responsible Sourcing | Scoop.it
Article 23 Sep 2023 Author:By Hannah Dreier, New York Times (USA) USA: Poultry processing firms Tyson and Perdue are under investigation after contractors allegedly hired migrant children, incl. cos comments See all tags See all tags Tyson Perdue Farms Inc.
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Germany: Truck drivers strike to demand unpaid wages & an end to inhumane working conditions

Story 24 Apr 2023 Germany: Truck drivers strike to demand unpaid wages & an end to inhumane working conditions See all tags See all tags DHL (part of Deutsche Post) IKEA Volkswagen Agmaz Luk Maz Imperia Logistyka sennder CH Robinson Trucking Transport: General Europe & Central Asia Germany Georgia...
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June 8, 2023 11:35 AM
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Towards an EU mandatory due diligence & corporate accountability law

Towards an EU mandatory due diligence & corporate accountability law | Responsible Sourcing | Scoop.it
Story 29 Apr 2020 Towards an EU mandatory due diligence & corporate accountability law See all tags See all tags ABB Assicurazioni Generali Axfood Andritz Atlas Copco Ben & Jerry's (part of Unilever) Climax Mining (acquired by OceanaGold Corp) Caterpillar Crédit Agricole Codelco Coca-Cola FEMSA...
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EU: Legal Affairs Committee adopts position on Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive

EU: Legal Affairs Committee adopts position on Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive | Responsible Sourcing | Scoop.it
Article 25 Apr 2023 Author:European Parliament EU: Legal Affairs Committee adopts position on Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive See all tags See all tags EU & European Parliament Mandatory Due Diligence (mHREDD) Supply Chains Climate Crisis BHRRC Project: Weekly Update Read more...
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EU: 20+ leading businesses & networks call for alignment of CSDDD with international standards on sustainability due diligence

EU: 20+ leading businesses & networks call for alignment of CSDDD with international standards on sustainability due diligence | Responsible Sourcing | Scoop.it
Story 11 Apr 2023 EU: 20+ leading businesses & networks call for alignment of CSDDD with international standards on sustainability due diligence See all tags See all tags On 11 April, more than 20 leading businesses and networks released a joint statement calling for alignment of the EU's...
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March 29, 2023 11:19 AM
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Ethos calls for strengthened corporate due diligence in Switzerland | Ethos - Swiss Foundation for Sustainable Development

Ethos calls for strengthened corporate due diligence in Switzerland | Ethos - Swiss Foundation for Sustainable Development | Responsible Sourcing | Scoop.it
Ethos, a foundation created by Swiss pension funds enables to invest, according to sustainable development principles.
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UK: Migrant farmworkers supplying to major supermarket brands cite forced labour, recruitment debt, poor living conditions & penalties; incl. co comments

UK: Migrant farmworkers supplying to major supermarket brands cite forced labour, recruitment debt, poor living conditions & penalties; incl. co comments | Responsible Sourcing | Scoop.it
Story 28 Mar 2023 UK: Migrant farmworkers supplying to major supermarket brands cite forced labour, recruitment debt, poor living conditions & penalties; incl. co comments See all tags See all tags Co-operative Group Lidl Tesco Waitrose (part of John Lewis Partnership) Pro-Force Recruitment AG...
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USA: Investigation finds migrant children working in factories in violation of child labour laws; incl. co. responses

USA: Investigation finds migrant children working in factories in violation of child labour laws; incl. co. responses | Responsible Sourcing | Scoop.it
Story 13 Mar 2023 USA: Investigation finds migrant children working in factories in violation of child labour laws; incl. co. responses See all tags See all tags Ben & Jerry's (part of Unilever) Ford Fruit of the Loom (part of Berkshire Hathaway) General Motors General Mills J.Crew JBS PepsiCo...
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Brazil: Grape harvest workers rescued in regime analogous to slavery in Rio Grande do Sul

Brazil: Grape harvest workers rescued in regime analogous to slavery in Rio Grande do Sul | Responsible Sourcing | Scoop.it
Story 28 Feb 2023 Brazil: Grape harvest workers rescued in regime analogous to slavery in Rio Grande do Sul See all tags See all tags Vinícola Salton Vinícola Aurora Cooperativa Vinícola Garibaldi Food & beverage Agriculture/food/beverage/tobacco/fishing: General Brazil Human Trafficking Labour...
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French bank BNP Paribas sued by NGOs over Amazon deforestation link

French bank BNP Paribas sued by NGOs over Amazon deforestation link | Responsible Sourcing | Scoop.it
Environmental and human rights activist groups said on Monday they had sued BNP Paribas , the eurozone's biggest bank, for providing financial services to companies they allege contribute to the deforestation of the Amazon rainforest.
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