Posts tagged with ‘Government’

  • Jul122019

    Five key takeaways from the Government’s response to the Modern Slavery Act review

    This week, the UK Government published its response to the recommendations outlined in the review of the UK Modern Slavery…

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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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  • May202019

    The Sancroft-Tussell Report | Eliminating Modern Slavery in Public Procurement

    In 2017/18, the government spent around £284 billion buying goods, services and works from external suppliers, accounting for around one…

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  • Feb212019

    Resources & Waste Strategy Consultations Now Open: Key debates and next steps for business

    Defra’s Resources and Waste strategy, which we have summarised before , set an ambitious vision for a world-leading system…

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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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  • Dec172018

    Bridging the Gap Between Business & Human Rights: Where Next?

    2018 has been a big year for business and human rights. We have seen the topic continue to rise up…

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  • Dec032018

    Giving Food Waste the Attention It Deserves

    The stark reality is that one third of food is wasted globally at a cost of $750 billion. To put…

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  • Nov022018

    How Business can Tackle Plastic Pollution | A Podcast with Felix Gummer

    An interview with Felix Gummer and Ian Welsh. Click here to listen to the podcast. ‘What we should not be…

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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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  • Nov012017

    Chasing the Green Light – The Industrial Strategy Green Paper

    The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) launched its Industrial Strategy Green Paper in January 2017. The Government…

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