Emerging tech can pose unforeseen risks to people and planet, but taking action doesn’t require a crystal ball—just a robust risk assessment and management approach

Week of 6 December 2021 Emerging tech can pose unforeseen risks to people and planet, but taking action doesn’t require a crystal ball—just a robust risk assessment and management approach Our key takeaway: Emerging technologies can pose unintended and unforeseen consequences, including negative impacts on people and planet. This is not just a topic for … Continue reading Emerging tech can pose unforeseen risks to people and planet, but taking action doesn’t require a crystal ball—just a robust risk assessment and management approach

Greater transparency in the tea sector is needed to address systematic human rights impacts throughout the supply chain

Week of 6 December 2021 Greater transparency in the tea sector is needed to address systematic human rights impacts throughout the supply chain Our key takeaway: Tea companies are largely “evading responsibility” for human rights abuses in their supply chains—despite the fact that there is generally high visibility and traceability in the sector. By failing … Continue reading Greater transparency in the tea sector is needed to address systematic human rights impacts throughout the supply chain

For mining companies, “emissions reduction is only one element of a responsible response to climate change”

Week of 6 December 2021 For mining companies, “emissions reduction is only one element of a responsible response to climate change” Our key takeaway: As we mark another Human Rights Day, companies cannot afford to ignore the adverse impacts of climate change on people. For mining companies, it’s even more vital to address not only … Continue reading For mining companies, “emissions reduction is only one element of a responsible response to climate change”