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The supply chain human rights risks to watch for from Covid-19 impacts

This week: Phil Bloomer, executive director of the Business and Human Rights Resource Centre, discusses with Innovation Forum’s Ian Welsh some key impacts for companies as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Bloomer describes how it’s the suppliers of big brands – in, for example, the apparel sector – who will ultimately suffer as orders are cancelled and workers laid off, or exploited. More ...

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Why human rights risks remain a $150bn problem

This week: Andrew Wallis from Unseen on the key human rights risks that business can’t ignore, an...

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Why better satellite data is the key to effective deforestation action

Airbus’s head of sales, agriculture and forest solutions, Patrick Houdry, and Earthworm Foundatio...

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Interventions that can really lift agriculture supplier communities out of poverty

This week: Yuca Waarts from Wageningen University on living income challenges for smallholder far...

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Webinar – The future of ethical trade: what are the human rights risks that brands must address?

Recent years have seen calls for major changes in human rights due diligence and reporting gather...

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Webinar – Implementing living wage policies: how Patagonia creates meaningful change on-the-ground

Over the past decade, various apparel brands have made major commitments to deliver living wages ...

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The big brands that still 'do nothing' on deforestation, and Patagonia on living wages

This week: Forest 500 report authors Sarah Rogerson and Emma Thomson, from Global Canopy, outline...

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Why plastic is a victim of its own success

Jo Griffiths, global food community director for the British Standards Institute – BSI, speaks wi...

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Webinar – Reducing climate impacts in agriculture: How are leading food brands taking action?

In order to limit global temperatures to 1.5C, greenhouse gas emissions must fall 45% from 2010 l...

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Future of fertiliser?

This week: Amy Yoder, CEO of agri-tech business Anuvia Plant Nutrients, on innovation in fertilis...

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Technology that enables traceability from farm to fork

Dawn Jutla, founder and co-CEO of blockchain technology developers Peer Ledger, talks with Innova...

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The global links between business, tropical deforestation and the climate crisis

This week: Nathalie Walker, director, tropical forests and agriculture at the US’s National Wildl...

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Are innovative plastic bottles the future for wine?

Santiago Navarro, founder and CEO of Garçon Wines, talks with Ian Welsh about innovation in wine ...

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