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As many countries around the world celebrate International Workers Day, it seems fitting to pause and reflect on the tragic collapse of the garment factory last week in Dhaka, Bangladesh. This, together with the factory fires in Dhaka late last … Continue reading

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In a speech earlier this month, the UN Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons, Joy Ngozi Ezeilo, called on business to do more to help prevent and monitor the use of trafficked or forced labour in their supply chains. She … Continue reading

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A letter from our Director of Policy, Andrew Wilson, appeared in the Financial Times earlier this week dealing with the issue of natural resource transparency. As an organisation which works to promote the rule of law, we fully recognise the … Continue reading

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The Financial Times ran a hard-hitting editorial last week on proposed disclosure rules for natural resources firms. The editorial rightly highlights the merits of enhanced transparency in the extractive sector; but regrettably falls into the trap of framing industry concerns … Continue reading

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Last week, the International Development Committee published a report on ‘Working Effectively in Fragile and Conflict-Affected States’. The Committee examined the Department for International Development’s proposed increase in aid and development assistance to fragile and conflict affected states by 2015. … Continue reading

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International business has come together to adopt a new ICC Code on Marketing and Advertising. With increasing focus placed on how companies interact with consumers, the ICC Code provides a globally acceptable framework for responsible creativity and communication. The Code … Continue reading

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UK Business Minister Ed Davey has clarified that the government wants to improve company reporting. His recommendations will issue later this year. However, there is strong pressure from Europe and NGOs to add significant requirements for non-financial reporting. ICC UK … Continue reading

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