1604, 2014

Business and Human Rights – A pirate’s life for companies?

By |April 16th, 2014|CSR, ESG, human rights due diligence, supply chains, Trafficking|0 Comments

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As we have mentioned on a few occasions, in October 2013 the UK became the first country, followed by the Netherlands, to develop an action plan for the implementation of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (“UNGP”). I recently attended an event held at Clifford Chance LLP in which the speakers considered […]

3011, 2013

Turn up the volume but cut down the noise

By |November 30th, 2013|Trafficking|0 Comments

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Last week the global Stop the Traffik and Finance against Trafficking teams met in Rio, congregating in a convent at the top of the hill in the St Theresa district. We came from all over the globe, with one mission- to strengthen our commitment to preventing human trafficking.

From across the globe, men and women shared […]

911, 2013

A modern slavery bill for the UK – why use the term ‘slavery’?

By |November 9th, 2013|Trafficking|0 Comments

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Whilst it is is commendable that the UK Government is considering implementing an Act to increase the transparency of private sector efforts to combat slavery, human traffiking, forced labour and the worst forms of child labour in business and are seeking to consult on the issue, the questions that were raised had scant mention of […]

1609, 2013

Is human trafficking relevant to my business? And how does this affect my legal obligations?

By |September 16th, 2013|Trafficking|0 Comments

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On October the 17th 2013 Finance against Trafficking (FAT): http://www.financeagainsttrafficking.org will be holding its 3rd annual conference on business and human trafficking. Jay and  I have been involved in the work of FAT for the past two years, as using our skills to help NGO’s is a key part of the philosophy of our team […]