CEO Guide to Human Rights

Newest CEO Guide of WBCSD, over 30 top business executives from across the world call for urgent business leadership on respect for human rights. The CEO Guide to Human Rights was launched on 19 June 2019 at the Bloomberg Sustainable Business Summit 2019 in London, and brings to life the business drivers for action and…

Hey, Fashion Folks: Find a Better Business Model, Report Urges

The fashion industry needs a “new economic model,” and the government should change the law to require clothing manufacturers and others in the industry to perform due diligence checks across their supply chains, says a new report from the UK Parliament’s Environmental Audit Committee. The textile industry uses inordinate amounts of water and energy, and…

5 Tactics for EHS Leaders to Continue Reductions in Workplace Injuries

In fact, according to a recent release from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), there were 45,800 fewer recordable workplace injuries and illnesses reported by employers in 2017. And data also shows that there’s been a steady improvement rate across industry sectors for the last 14 years. Of course, this all boils down to…

5 ways to create a strong sustainability culture

Executives often say they want to do more about sustainability and climate change, but that it seems impossible. On a personal level, it can feel that way for us all because climate action requires the most complex (and intriguing) of behavioral challenges: to become more proactive; prevent undesired futures; and create better futures. Truly, one person…

Human Rights: The Foundation of Sustainable Business

PDF: http://www.unglobalcompact.org/docs/publications/Human-Rights_The-Foundation-of-Sustainable-Business.pdf The report highlights examples of Local Networks and UN Global Compact participating companies taking action to advance human rights around the world UNITED NATIONS, Geneva, 26 November 2018 — In celebration of the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the United Nations Global Compact has released a new report —…

The Interactive Map for Business of Anti-Human Trafficking Organisations (Modern Slavery Map)

See at: modernslaverymap.org Given the rapid development of initiatives aimed at helping businesses fight human trafficking, the Global Business Coalition Against Trafficking (GBCAT), the RESPECT Initiative (comprised of Babson College’s Initiative on Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery, the Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime and the International Organization for Migration (IOM)), and the United Nations…

Global Circular Fashion Initiatives Receive $1.5 Million in Funding

C&A Foundation announced $1.5 million in funding for five circular fashion initiatives worldwide to bridge the gap in implementing circular business models throughout the global apparel value chain. This investment in these pilots follows the foundation’s 2017 request for proposals. Last December the corporate foundation of international retail chain C&A earmarked nearly $1.8 million for…

Dünya İş Sağlığı ve Güvenliği Günü

“İş Sağlığı ve Güvenliği birçok sanayi kuruluşu ve sektör kapsamında -sadece İK fonksiyonlarında değil üretim süreçlerinde de- etkileşim gücü yüksek bir “sürdürülebilirlik önceliği” oluşturmaktadır. Gerek beyaz yaka gerekse de mavi yaka çalışan profili için (kurumsal yapının tüm katmanlarında) oluşturulan İSG kapsamı, yaşam kalitesini arttıracak, kültürel ve toplumsal gelişimi sağlayacak bir #sürdürülebilirlik bileşeni olarak düşünülmelidir. Ülkemizde…