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  • Better Late Than Never: Canada Set to Introduce Supply Chain Legislation

    Better Late Than Never: Canada Set to Introduce Supply Chain Legislation

    A recently drafted bill has Canada set to join the growing list of countries intent on introducing national legislation on supply chain transparency and modern slavery.

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  • Risk Mapping Services Brochure

    Risk Mapping Services Brochure

    As supply chains globalize and become more complex, so do risks and opportunities. A robust risk mapping process is essential for gaining visibility and understanding of priorities to drive your asses

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  • 360 Watch & Live News Brochure

    360 Watch & Live News Brochure

    A key distinguishing element of EcoVadis’ sustainability monitoring platform is the integration of external inputs to augment company-provided documentation and data sources.

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  • Sustainable Procurement Solution Brochure

    Sustainable Procurement Solution Brochure

    Within today’s complex and global supply chains, you are responsible for the actions you and your suppliers take.

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  • Is Your Sustainable Procurement Program Oriented Toward Outcomes and Impact?47:27

    Is Your Sustainable Procurement Program Oriented Toward Outcomes and Impact?

    Embracing sustainable procurement practices can help companies manage business risks, achieve costs savings, enhance their brand reputation, and manage suppliers more effectively.

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  • Combating Modern Slavery: Understanding Workers' Plight Deep in the Supply Chain56:52

    Combating Modern Slavery: Understanding Workers' Plight Deep in the Supply Chain

    A growing number of tools are available to organizations seeking to gain access to worker input during supply chain due diligence and monitoring.

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  • Using Data on Worker Sense of Value to Guide Improvements in Social Performance in the Supply Chain

    Using Data on Worker Sense of Value to Guide Improvements in Social Performance in the Supply Chain

    Once companies engage their value chain partners on sustainability topics, either through assessments, audits or similar data collection processes, the next challenge is how to help them improve.

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  • Addressing UN Sustainable Development Goal 8: Helping Automotive Businesses Tackle Modern Slavery

    Addressing UN Sustainable Development Goal 8: Helping Automotive Businesses Tackle Modern Slavery

    Poverty, inequality, discrimination and poor labor practices still plague the global business community. SDG 8 aims to close this gap and the transition to a new and collaborative sustainable...

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  • Addressing UN Sustainable Development Goal 5: Steps to Promote Gender Equality in the Supply Chain

    Addressing UN Sustainable Development Goal 5: Steps to Promote Gender Equality in the Supply Chain

    The importance and the impact of gender equality is easy to underestimate when facing seemingly more critical issues. However, gender is an inalienable component of every other global goal.

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  • Combating Modern Slavery – Do We Really Understand the Worker’s Perspective?

    Combating Modern Slavery – Do We Really Understand the Worker’s Perspective?

    No supply chain is free of risks associated with modern slavery. Understanding workers' perspective is key to combating it.

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  • Chronic Risks for Electronics: Human Rights and Forced Labor

    Chronic Risks for Electronics: Human Rights and Forced Labor

    The electronics industry faces major human rights and labor risks and must take steps to eradicate modern slavery in its supply chain. Learn how.

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  • Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery: Are You Measuring the Risks in Your Supply Chain?

    Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery: Are You Measuring the Risks in Your Supply Chain?

    Human trafficking can occur anywhere even in developed countries such as the United States. According to a recent report by Alliance, more than 40 million people were victims of modern slavery and...

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  • Reframing Labor, Human Rights In The Supply Chain & Sustained Company Performance Conference Recap

    Reframing Labor, Human Rights In The Supply Chain & Sustained Company Performance Conference Recap

    Insights from experts, key lessons and best practices human rights, labour rights The recent Skytop Strategies conference on Reframing Labor, Human Rights and Sustained Company Performance at Bard...

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  • Forced Labor in Seafood Supply Chains

    Forced Labor in Seafood Supply Chains

    Shrimp tacos. Blackened catfish. Grilled mahi-mahi. Salmon burgers. The amount of ocean products consumers can purchase from grocery stores and restaurants is bountiful and varied....

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  • Tectonic Shift: From Audits/Compliance to Due-diligence & Collaboration: Recap of the Forum on UK Modern Slavery

    Tectonic Shift: From Audits/Compliance to Due-diligence & Collaboration: Recap of the Forum on UK Modern Slavery

    140 procurement execs, human rights experts, analysts, NGO leaders gathered in London on May 4 last week to exchange on practices and discuss the potential impact, pitfalls and response strategies...

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  • Two Timely Learning Events Not to Miss: Spotlight On Human Rights In The Supply Chain, New Laws, Benchmarks, Tools

    Human rights-related risks have re-emerged to grab the spotlight as a top issue for procurement and supply chain professionals in 2016. For example Recently two new benchmarks focused on company...

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  • Enforcement Begins for New U.S. Law Banning Goods Made With Forced Labor, But Supply Chain Impacts Uncertain

    Enforcement Begins for New U.S. Law Banning Goods Made With Forced Labor, But Supply Chain Impacts Uncertain

    By Arnaud POITEVIN The new U.S. Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act prohibiting importation of goods made, wholly or in part, with convict labor, forced labor, or indentured labor took...

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  • The Rise of Mandatory Human Rights Due Diligence in the Supply Chain

    The Rise of Mandatory Human Rights Due Diligence in the Supply Chain

    The Bill now being considered in the French Parliament imposes on the largest French companies a mandatory due diligence plan aimed at preventing human rights harms...

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  • Will Human Rights Due Diligence Soon Become Mandatory for EU Corporations and their Supply Chains?

    Will Human Rights Due Diligence Soon Become Mandatory for EU Corporations and their Supply Chains?

    This week EcoVadis is pleased to feature this guest post from Arnaud Poitevin on recent trends in legislation that may have huge impacts on the worlds multi-nationals and their supply chains. Will...

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  • Human Rights Rising On The Corporate Risk Agenda: The Intertwining Of Corruption And Human Rights

    Human Rights Rising On The Corporate Risk Agenda: The Intertwining Of Corruption And Human Rights

    An estimated 100 to 200 companies are likely to be impacted by the law, known as “Devoir de Vigilance” or DdV.

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