Companies often focus on preventing worst-case scenarios, instead of ensuring that their business environment never allows for even the mildest […]
Increasing consumer awareness and a growing raft of regulations put businesses under more pressure than ever to make responsible purchasing decisions
Summary of Supreme Court hearing in the case of Okpabi v Shell (“Okpabi”) which concerns environmental impacts of the extractive operations of the Shell Group companies in Nigeria.
How are businesses addressing concerns about ethical behaviour?
This blog was first published in Sport and Dev. on May 12th 2020. Can we reimagine the role of sport? […]
Five US tech giants face allegations of allowing the continued trafficking and abuse of children in the DRC
In recent years safeguarding has been recognised as a key responsibility for sports organisations, but modern slavery has yet to be fully acknowledged as a safeguarding concern. The money in professional sport means that organised criminal gangs see it as an opportunity to exploit athletes for financial gain.
COVID-19 has no doubt changed the way we all work and live. But how has it impacted the law and regulations?Ardea International is excited to be partnering with Libyro to offer organisations, up until June 30th, access to Libyo’s regulatory tracking application to all our clients.
Greenstone and Ardea International, a specialist business and human rights consultancy, have partnered to hold a webinar on how to integrate global modern slavery risk into a sustainable procurement strategy
Ardea International participated in the petition supporting legislation to extend support to victims of human trafficking in the UK. Watch our video for insights into the issues
The New South Wales Legislative Council’s Standing Committee on Social Issues releases its Final Report into the Modern Slavery Act 2018 with recommendations that it be brought into force in 2021
Whilst a 2016 ETI report heralded the MSA as a ‘game-changer’, citing that twice as many CEOs and other sector executives are actively involved in addressing modern slavery, disappointingly, over the subsequent five years, we have not seen a huge spike in the levels of reporting compliance with the MSA. There are reports that suggest that compliance still falls below 50%.
A recently published report by the EU Commission has revealed only 1/3 of business currently undertake some form of due diligence
[First publishedPublished in Transform Magazine: Colleen Theron discusses human rights legislation and the practical steps an organisation […]
Webinar : This webinar will also highlight how poor business practices that respond to the wrong incentives, can be key […]