Textile industry to stop child labor as importing countries act tough

The Cotton Textiles Export Promotion Council stressed the importance of eradicating child labor in all forms of employment throughout the value chain, mainly importing countries preparing a list of country specific restrictions for children. products that use child labor. The US government recently issued a restriction on the import of …

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Insitec finalizes the acquisition of the Defense panel membership

Insitec President Andrew McNeill has received formal approval from Defense for the novation of membership in an Information and Communication Technology Partnership Expert Group (ICTPA). The composition of the ICTPA panel was previously held by Canberra-based Exeter (as DMV), and negotiations for its purchase and subsequent novation to Insitec have …

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EDITORIAL: Companies take the lead in ethics

Public debate over the past decades has increasingly focused on buying a better world, as people have come to expect environmentally friendly and ethically sound goods and services. Companies are under increasing pressure to improve their image, ensure the well-being of employees and fulfill their responsibilities, as labor rights and …

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April sustainable brands: EDWIN, Bobblehaus, Roopa Pemmaraju, People Tree, Monsoon

In a new monthly series, we will highlight brands that adhere to sustainable practices, methods and products. We hope this series will bring consumers closer to the brands they meet in person and online and guide them towards a sustainable lifestyle. Here is our list of brands for April. EDWIN …

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Uyghur genocide: Meghan Markle Clevr Blends coffee company involved in Xinjiang trade

Xinjiang Haiyan International Trade, based in Urumqi, the capital of Xinjiang, supplies Clevr mixes with oat milk. The Australian Strategic Policy Institute has identified more than 20 suspected detention centers in the city, including four within a short drive of Xinjiang Haiyan’s office on Pudong Street in Xinshi District. A …

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Multinationals cautiously engage in boycott of China

A backlash in China against foreign brands that have sought to distance themselves from “forced labor” in Xinjiang cotton threatens to drag multinationals into a long diplomatic row as Beijing demands that the global garment industry reject the allegations. Online calls, backed by state media, for a boycott of Hennes …

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Bangladesh second in ethical audit practices in the supply chain: survey

Bangladesh came second on a list comparing the ethics audit practices of leading industrializing countries, this too during the 2020 pandemic, according to a first quarter report from the chain’s compliance solutions provider. ‘QIMA supply released last week. The Hong Kong-based entity cited best practices from local suppliers in the …

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Institute of Biometrics and other groups welcome new industry members

New representatives have joined several cross-sector collaborations aimed at promoting and standardizing security, ethics and privacy in the area of ​​digital identification and biometric technology. Liquid Avatar has joined the Good Health Pass initiative to help revive the struggling travel industry, Bermuda has become a member of the ID2020 initiative, …

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Biden struggles for DOJ job that could hold back Silicon Valley

At the very least, ethical standards as interpreted by Biden’s team would force Kanter to recuse himself from the antitrust lawsuit the DOJ brought against Google in October, the people said. The Trump administration has taken a more lenient approach, recruiting senior DOJ antitrust officials to law firms that represent …

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Unite launches hotline for Amazon workers at Ridgmont

Unite, the largest union in the UK and Ireland, opened a confidential hotline for Amazon workers in Marston Gate, Ridgmont, Bedfordshire (LTN1 Milton Keynes Distribution Center). This is part of a national newspaper and digital Facebook ad campaign to let Amazon workers know they can speak out about abuse and …

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