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Can we reimagine the role of sport? In my role as Sports Sector Intern at Ardea International, I am helping […]

Five U.S tech giants face allegations of allowing the continued trafficking and abuse of children in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). An estimated 80 children are killed every year in Congolese cobalt mines and it has been claimed that several household names in the technology industry have turned a blind eye to it in order to cut their costs.

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.

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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 […]

What will a failure to take meaningful action to address child labour in supply chains mean in the context of the most recent case against Tech giants?

Ardea International Legal Insight: Lungowe v Vedanta Resources Plc – what lessons are there for business

Insights of the 10 key trends affecting responsible business in the past 10 years

What are the lessons we can learn about human trafficking from the deaths of 39 victims in a Truck