Human rights and trade | Podcast

Microphone Weekly podcast: modern slavery progress frustrations and business plastics trends

Corporate progress, or lack of, on human rights and in engaging on plastics impacts

This week: Lola Young, Baroness Young of Hornsey, speaks with Innovation Forum founder Toby Webb about what business must do now to move from talk to action on modern slavery. And Sancroft’s Felix Gummer and Innovation Forum’s Ian Welsh debate trends in how business is getting to grips with the environmental impacts of plastics, and why consumers expect immediate action. Plus: the implications of WWF’s Living Planet Report into drastic biodiversity decline, more corporate commitments on plastics and prospects for a holistic approach to non-financial reporting, in the news digest.

Hosted by Ian Welsh

Upcoming events See all

The Future of Food

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Location icon 15th - 17th June 2021

The Future of Climate Action USA

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Location icon 28th - 29th September 2021

The Future of Plastics

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Location icon 12th - 13th October 2021

Sustainable Landscapes and Commodities Forum

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Location icon 30th November 2021 - 2nd December 2021

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