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1409, 2016

Doe Vs Nestle et al

By |September 14th, 2016|CLT Monthly legal insights, Legal Compliance, Publications|0 Comments

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Nestle and Child Labour

Doe v Nestle et al, US District Court, Central District of California

Nestle are in legal hot water again.  Nestlé, along with Archer-Daniels-Midland and Cargill (the defendants) are being sued by former child slaves for their alleged use as slaves in the harvest of cocoa in Cote d’Ivoire. The three unnamed plaintiffs […]

209, 2016

CAN CHILD LABOUR EVER BE JUSTIFIED? By Vic Manzano, CLT envirolaw

By |September 2nd, 2016|CSR, Legal Compliance, Modern Day Slavery, Publications, supply chains|0 Comments

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Child labour is not a rare occurrence.  It is rife within supply chains. Some businesses are doing all they can to eradicate child labour from their supply chains, some are unaware it could even be a problem whilst others are resistant in addressing the issue.

When we speak about child labour we are not talking about […]

308, 2016

How will Brexit impact modern slavery and human rights in business?

By |August 3rd, 2016|Modern Day Slavery|0 Comments

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In the wake of the Brexit vote, there is a lot of uncertainty, which often leads to scaremongering. My sense is that we need strong leadership and calm, precisely what Prime Minister David Cameron recognised in his speech on the morning after the Referendum.

Cameron’s decision to stand down as the UK prime minister means we […]

2707, 2016

The Modern Slavery Act

By |July 27th, 2016|Modern Day Slavery|0 Comments

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As of March 2016 the Modern Slavery act will require businesses to meet new disclosure requirements, this webinar will provide an introduction to the act and its key legal requirements for businesses.

This webinar will provide an introduction to the Modern Slavery act and its key legal requirements for businesses and organisations. As of 31st March […]

2206, 2016

EU Referendum Vote: Impact of a leave decision on the environment: guest blog

By |June 22nd, 2016|CSR, Sustainability|0 Comments

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EU Referendum Vote: Impact of a leave decision on the environment.

Yusuf Abdi: Law Undergraduate Birkbeck College, University of London

30/05/16

The referendum vote on whether to stay within or leave the EU is upon us. You can be forgiven for losing interest in anything remotely political, since the purveyors of politics are an often unconscientious and deceitful […]

1104, 2016

Barber V Nestle

By |April 11th, 2016|CLT Monthly legal insights|0 Comments

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Why does company disclosure matter under the Modern Slavery Act? Lessons from California and the Barber V Nestle USA Case (Class action alleging disclosure on pet food should have revealed modern slavery)
The US has seen a wave of lawsuits arising companies alleging that their products have been made by slaves. One of the latest […]

802, 2016

Modern Slavery in Supply Chains: what questions do I ask?

By |February 8th, 2016|Modern Day Slavery|0 Comments

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Questions raised on how a business is managing human trafficking or modern day slavery in their supply chains are usually met with one of three responses: an appreciation of the issue and a statement that they are trying to tackle the problem; caginess or complete lack of understanding about the problem.

The requirement under Section 54 […]

1801, 2016

#Wearyourwardrobe: what’s it got to do with modern slavery?

By |January 18th, 2016|Publications|0 Comments

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11h00 pm, January, sales. I am about to press the pay button for a new pair of boots. Anyone that knows me will know that shoes are just one of the things that I am victim to in the fashion world. Not a lot of money this pair (well compared to the full price). Nice. […]