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Microphone Weekly podcast: why investors expect more on modern slavery, and palm oil's biodiversity impact

What investors want on modern slavery and palm oil's impact on biodiversity

This week: Valentina Gurney from the Interfaith Centre on Corporate Responsibility talks to Ian Welsh on trends in disclosure and behaviour change that investors expect from companies on modern slavery. And Erik Meijaard from Borneo Futures and Toby Webb talk about palm oil’s impact on biodiversity. Plus why regulation on plastic bags is having a big impact, investor pressure on the RSPO and some potential impacts of the recent Monsanto court verdict, in the news roundup.

Hosted by Ian Welsh

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