307, 2017

Uncovering the Signet Group: How Responsible Really is their Jewellery?

By |July 3rd, 2017|Business and human rights, CSR|0 Comments

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Written by Emily Foyle – intern, CLT envirolaw

On the 7th of June David Bouffard of the Signet Group held a webinar entitled “From Mine to Marriage: How Companies are Ensuring Responsible Jewellery”, alongside Dorothee Gizenga of the Diamond Development Initiative International and Joel Makower of the GreenBiz Group. In this, they highlighted the many ways […]

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 […]

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: […]