On the road to responsible sourcing and ethical trade
30 Mar 23
Ian Welsh, Rae Lindsay, Fiona Wheatley and Phil Bloomer
This week: During Innovation Forum’s responsible sourcing and ethical trade event in London, some of the expert participants spoke with Ian Welsh, reflecting on conversations from the conference. They discussed the continued need for multi-stakeholder collaboration, conducting deep-dive research on suppliers and ensure due diligence is not just a box-ticking exercise. Hear from Rae Lindsay from Clifford Chance, Bakkavor’s Fiona Wheatley and Phil Bloomer from Business and Human Rights Resource Centre.
Plus: Climate groups call on 30 insurance companies to stop underwriting fossil fuels immediately; UN fact-finding mission finds EU complicit in Libya migrant abuses; Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures releases its final draft framework; EU to go ahead on phase-out of internal combustion cars and vans by 2035, after deal with Germany, in the news digest with Innovation Forum’s Bea Stevenson.