608, 2017

Legislation Update: August 2017

By |August 6th, 2017|CLT Monthly legal insights, Legal Compliance, Legislation|0 Comments

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Legislation update for August 2017

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305, 2017

Legislation update: May 2017

By |May 3rd, 2017|CLT Monthly legal insights, Legal Compliance, Legislation|0 Comments

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Legislation update for May 2017, covering a case against Shell.

http://clt-envirolaw.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/170503-Legislation-update-shell.pdf

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: […]

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 […]

1809, 2015

Conflict Minerals and Human Rights in the Supply Chain

By |September 18th, 2015|human rights due diligence, Legal Compliance, Publications|0 Comments

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I remember watching a BBC Panorama programme on the abuse of human rights by Apple in the manufacturing of their products earlier this year. As I have grown accustomed to doing, I tweeted and posted about it on social media to highlight the atrocities. It’s ironic to think that we can’t do without our phones […]

107, 2015

What do the changes to ISO14001 mean for business?

By |July 1st, 2015|CSR, Legal Compliance, Sustainability Strategies|0 Comments

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Today is about as hot as it usually is in the Highveld of South Africa. In my case the difference between having a garden office here and one in Johannesburg is the absence of a pool!

Next week I will be returning to Gauteng, to speak at a breakfast briefing with Catherine Warburton at her offices […]