Ethical Trade

Lobby for a law to stop the sale of forced labor products in New Zealand

The government is urged to legislate to prevent products made through forced labor from ending up on New Zealand shelves. Some of New Zealand’s biggest retailers – including The Warehouse Group, Kathmandu and Macpac – are involved in the push. The campaign comes as New Zealand’s Uyghur community accuses the …

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MPs call for tougher laws to fight modern slavery

A parliamentary committee has called for stricter enforcement of modern slavery law, after concluding that many UK companies are showing ‘willful blindness’ to the potential use of slave labor from the Xinjiang region of China. The Trade, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee said in a report released Wednesday that there …

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Country Needs Growth, Private Sector Must Return to Ethical Profits: Chief Economic Advisor

Krishnamurthy Subramanian’s commentary precedes the review of the policy framework and inflation targets by the Monetary Policy Committee chaired by the RBI Governor by March 31. PTI | , Calcutta UPDATE MARCH 13, 2021 at 8:31 p.m. IST Chief Economic Adviser (CEA) Krishnamurthy Subramanian said on Saturday that the country …

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6 ethical clothing brands you should know

Buying clothes has become an exercise in avoiding ethical landmines. It seems there is no ethical way to do anything these days, but mostly to buy high quality clothes… or is there? If you know the right places to look, you can find premium craftsmanship at a fraction of the …

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Is a new global Britain about to become a reality?

The biggest potential price of Brexit is the UK’s new opportunity to pursue a smart global trade strategy. Freed from the constraints of the European Union’s customs union, Prime Minister Boris Johnson promoted the vision of a new global Britain. The aspiration in government, led by both the Prime Minister …

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