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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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Innovation, technology and industry 4.0: a Mexican case study

Frédéric Garcia, advisor for industry to the head of staff of the president of Mexico, and former...

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Business sustainability – why small changes can have big impact

This week: CB Bhattacharya, professor of sustainability and ethics at the University of Pittsburg...

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Accountability Framework initiative: developing corporate deforestation and commodity commitments

In the first of a new podcast series about the Accountability Framework initiative, Rainforest Al...

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Webinar – Can audits work to tackle human rights violations?

In this webinar panellists from QIMA, Aldo, Twinings and BAT discuss how companies and suppliers ...

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Can business help balance smallholder farm conservation and livelihoods?

Emily Kunen from Nestlé, Gotz Martin from Golden Agri-Resources and Róisín Mortimer from Earthwor...

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Why Bangladesh’s garment factories must continue to be more innovative

Rubana Huq, president of the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association, and mana...

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How can certification be effective in the plastics debate?

This week: Franco Costantini, managing director of Control Union UK on how and why certification ...

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Why corporate targets are no longer just fingers in the wind

Nathan Shuler, sustainability solutions architect at Schneider Electric Energy & Sustainabili...

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TFA on the tradeoffs that can scale the landscape approach

This week: Justin Adams, executive director of the Tropical Forest Alliance discusses the challen...

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How to make the sustainable business intangibles tangible

Kevin Eckerle, director for corporate research and engagement at NYU Stern School of Business and...

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Can the apparel sector grasp technology’s opportunities?

This week: Rubana Huq, president of the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Associatio...

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How to make tropical forest restoration work

This week: Lucita Jasmin and Brad Sanders from Indonesian resources company APRIL, Fitrian Ardian...

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