What are apparel and footwear companies doing to ensure the well-being of workers in their supply chains?

Week of 24 May 2021 What are apparel and footwear companies doing to ensure the well-being of workers in their supply chains? Our key takeaway: Apparel and footwear companies’ efforts to protect supply chain workers are still lacking, and focus needs to be on purchasing practices and remedy. Progress has been made on prohibiting recruitment … Continue reading What are apparel and footwear companies doing to ensure the well-being of workers in their supply chains?

How can companies create effective human rights-related indicators?

Week of 24 May 2021 How can companies create effective human rights-related indicators? Our key takeaway: Effective indicators are important, because they help ensure that companies deliver improved outcomes for workers, consumers and communities. Effectiveness includes focusing on measuring the desired changes in human behaviour (rather than focusing on outputs), and including stakeholders in the … Continue reading How can companies create effective human rights-related indicators?

What is the future for the energy sector?

Week of 24 May 2021 What is the future for the energy sector? Our key takeaway: Human rights-based court cases against oil majors have started, and the latest one against Shell was successful. We are just seeing the tip of the iceberg until major transformation of energy business models occurs (plus, the Paris Agreement and … Continue reading What is the future for the energy sector?