Ethical labels not fit for purpose, report warns consumers

August 12, 2020 EcoVadis ‏‏‎


Certification schemes may serve to mask human rights abuses and allow government inaction, study claims

 

Many of the world’s leading certification standards are not only failing to improve the ethical conduct of large corporations but are serving to entrench abusive business practices, a damning new report argues.



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