Author archive for Aran Spivey

  • May272020

    Your quick guide to Modern Slavery Reporting during Covid-19

    The UK Government has announced that firms currently working on their annual Modern Slavery Statement have a six-month extension to…

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  • Mar252020

    Human Rights Impact Assessments: how to get it right

    Amidst the growing consensus around the need for mandatory human rights due diligence – the requirement that businesses proactively take…

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  • Jun262019

    Making the Ethical Grade: From Transparency to Action on Modern Slavery

    The UK’s 2015 Modern Slavery Act (MSA) is rightly seen as a ground-breaking piece of legislation, designed to fight modern…

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  • Dec212018

    Sancroft’s take on the Resources & Waste Strategy: What does this mean for business?

    Defra’s Resources and Waste Strategy (RWS) has been long-awaited. Published earlier this week, the 140-page report sets out a vision…

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  • Oct302018

    UK Budget 2018: Plastics & Packaging

    Ahead of the Resources and Waste Strategy, businesses should take this Budget as a warning – that inaction, or inadequate action, can be punished by a government under immense pressure from media and the public. In and amongst growing legislation, opportunities exist for companies who are brave and can integrate sensible decision making on materials into their operations.

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  • Jan292018

    Overcoming the scourge of packaging and plastic waste

    Three areas of innovation likely to see growth David Attenborough’s Blue Planet II has highlighted the detrimental environmental impact of…

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