Can more focus on human rights be the Qatar World Cup’s legacy?
08 Dec 22
John Morrison and Ian Welsh
This week: John Morrison, CEO of the Institute of Human Rights and Business, talks with Ian Welsh about the prospects for a higher profile for human rights and forced labour issues following the Fifa World Cup in Qatar and the COP27 conference in Egypt. They discuss the importance of ensuring a just transition as the world economy decarbonises and some reasons for optimism in 2023, including the increase in consumer-driven business ethics.
Plus: EU's new regulation banning all products linked to deforestation revealed; more corporate biodiversity commitments and actions needed, says CDP; World Benchmarking Alliance’s Nature Benchmark shows looking beyond corporate climate goals is imperative; and, biodegradable packaging startup Notpla wins £1m grant from the Earthshot Prize, in the news digest.
And, Innovation Forum's Emily Heslop introduces the responsible sourcing and ethical trade conference coming up in March 2023 in London, and reveals an exclusive discount for podcast listeners.