The European Commission proposed on Wednesday that developing countries wishing to prosper from access to EU markets should uphold environmental and governance standards and adhere to extra commitments on human and labour rights. The European
More than half of 530 corporate executives have little or no confidence in the reliability and maturity of their environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) programs, according to a global survey from corporate governance advocacy
Engine No. 1, which won an against-the-odds board challenge against Exxon Mobil Corp earlier this year, is publishing a framework for investing on Monday that pushes for a value to be assigned to how corporate
A federal indictment was unsealed today in the Southern District of New York charging a former employee of the Swedish multinational telecommunications company Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (“Ericsson” or “the Company”) for his alleged role in
Several German companies have been accused of “profiting” from the forced labour of Uyghur Muslims in China. The allegation was made by the Berlin-based NGO, The European Centre for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR). High-profile
Climate change could spark major shifts in British produce in the coming decades as the country attempts to avoid a “catastrophic” environmental fallout, experts have said. At the end of July, the U.K.’s Royal Meteorological
Hong Kong-based Esquel Group, one of the world’s biggest shirtmakers, said it had resumed litigation to remove its Xinjiang unit from an American blacklist after it failed to reach an agreement with the US Commerce Department
U.S. authorities are investigating Deutsche Bank AG’s asset-management arm, DWS Group, after the firm’s former head of sustainability said it overstated how much it used sustainable investing criteria to manage its assets, according to people
The onset of the coronavirus pandemic caused unprecedented, worldwide supply-chain disruptions, but experts say that’s a drop in the bucket compared with the disruptions that climate change will cause. Wildfires in the American West, flooding
Britain’s markets regulator has been urged to sanction cruise ship company Carnival and food delivery company Just Eat Takeaway.com for poor disclosures in a complaint seen by Reuters. Both companies have breached their legal obligations
Consumers are holding brands accountable for their commitments when it comes to sustainability, finds a BBC study. BBC Global News found 81% agree that clearly demonstrating a commitment to sustainability adds value to a brand
The webinar will take place on August 25th 2021 and will provide an opportunity for business integrity stakeholders to share innovations, resources and future opportunities related to Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Southeast Asia. The
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