304, 2017

Tackling modern slavery in supply chains – what has the Modern Slavery Act done to improve matters?

By |April 3rd, 2017|Business and human rights, Modern Day Slavery|0 Comments

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First published on Edie.net

On the 31st of March the reporting requirements for companies that fall within the threshold of the Modern Slavery Act will have been in place for a year.  Huffington post published the thoughts of Kevin Hyland, the UK antislavery commissioner on what progress has been made since the Modern Slavery Act received […]

1403, 2017

Legislation Update: March 2017

By |March 14th, 2017|CLT Monthly legal insights, Legal Compliance, Legislation|0 Comments

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Legislation update for March 2017, covering details of a case convicting men of modern slavery.

http://clt-envirolaw.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/140310-Legislation-update-kozwee-.pdf

2302, 2017

Modern slavery and ethical trade

By |February 23rd, 2017|Business and human rights, Legal Compliance, Modern Day Slavery|0 Comments

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Written by Laura Haworth

Far from being rare, slave labour is an ever increasing phenomenon around the world, affecting at least 21 million people and generating profits that amount to US$ 150 billion per year. Although slavery is illegal in all countries, and many of them have designed progressive laws to protect the rights of workers: […]

702, 2017

Sustainability and procurement – looking ahead to 2017

By |February 7th, 2017|Sustainability, Sustainable procurement|0 Comments

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Originally posted on 05/01/2017 by LexisNexis

Environment analysis: Colleen Theron, sustainability lawyer, consultant, and director at CLT envirolaw, discusses the envisioned challenges and trends for the sustainability legal and business sectors forthcoming for 2017.

What’s on the horizon for 2017?

When I was asked to think about how the practice of business sustainability law and ethical procurement is […]

2001, 2017

Cluedo or Clueless? Company approaches to modern slavery statements

By |January 20th, 2017|Modern Day Slavery|0 Comments

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First published on Edie.net here

Whilst the other board games that I have referred to in my series of blogs about supply chain transparency have been reliant on dice and a bit of luck, I move now to the game of Cluedo, where players try to figure out the three main facts of a murder: the […]

1512, 2016

Human Rights Day – business and human rights

By |December 15th, 2016|Publications|0 Comments

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Originally posted on 08/12/2016 – here

In-house analysis: Ahead of Human Rights Day on 10 December, Colleen Theron, founder and director of CLT envirolaw, considers the human rights issues currently facing UK businesses and explains why performance levels are still hard to gauge.

What are the top issues shaping the human rights agenda for your business in […]

1512, 2016

MY POSITIVE LIFE… COLLEEN THERON

By |December 15th, 2016|Publications|0 Comments

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This blog was originally posted on the Positive Luxury website, here

 

 

How did you come to work in the area of sustainability?

During my work as an environmental lawyer I was always interested in how legislation might drive company behaviour. So I started reading and researching more about Corporate Social Responsibility/ Sustainability legislation and voluntary initiatives taken […]

410, 2016

The West Sussex Companies Modern Slavery Transparency issue

By |October 4th, 2016|Modern Day Slavery|0 Comments

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By Esther Le Roux, school pupil

The Modern Slavery Act of 2015 is in place to confront the issues of Modern slavery that takes place across the UK and globally. Section 54 (transparency in supply chains), of the Act compels companies that supply goods or services in the UK and also has an annual turnover of […]