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Abiola Okpechi
UK & Canada Latest Countries to Ban Xinjiang Labor

During the week of January 11, the UK and Canadian governments condemned Uy ...

4 min read
ESG, Human Trafficking & Slavery, Labour Standards Assurance System
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Sarah Carpenter
Forced Labor Exploitation in Xinjiang: U.S. Issues Detention Order on Goods

Across the world, governing bodies are putting pressure on companies to dri ...

5 min read
ESG, Human Trafficking & Slavery, Labour Standards Assurance System
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Tristan Worden
Human Rights Due Diligence Requirements for Companies

On November 29, 2020, the people of Switzerland participated in a referendu ...

4 min read
ESG, Human Trafficking & Slavery, Labour Standards Assurance System, Supply Chain Sustainability
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Sarah Carpenter
Global Forced Labor: U.S. Government Continues Record-Setting Enforcement

Since the Tariff Act of 1930 came into force, the U.S. has prohibited the i ...

5 min read
ESG, Human Trafficking & Slavery, Labour Standards Assurance System
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Sarah Carpenter
U.S. Government Moves Closer to Blocking All Goods From China’s Xinjiang Province

The U.S. House of Representatives voted 4063 in favor of the Uyghur Forced ...

5 min read
ESG, Human Trafficking & Slavery, Labour Standards Assurance System
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Abiola Okpechi
USMCA and Forced Labor: Requirements for Companies

After nearly two years of negotiation between the U.S., Mexico, and Canada, ...

5 min read
ESG, Human Trafficking & Slavery, Labour Standards Assurance System, Trade Compliance, USMCA
Textile production workers in a factory
Blog
Sarah Carpenter
Coronavirus Impact on Business & Labor Rights

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread in most areas of the worl ...

4 min read
ESG, Human Trafficking & Slavery, Labour Standards Assurance System
Blog
Jared Connors
Navigating Supply Chain Disruption & the Coronavirus With Data Technology

The coronavirus pandemic has created significant challenges for the manufac ...

3 min read
ESG, Human Trafficking & Slavery, Labour Standards Assurance System, Supply Chain Sustainability
Industrial workers greeting corporate employees in a factory setting
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Sarah Carpenter
Responsible Business Under Duress: Managing the Coronavirus Impact on Supply Chains

Coronavirus has disrupted supply chains, and some of the world’s largest ...

3 min read
ESG, Human Trafficking & Slavery, Labour Standards Assurance System, Supply Chain Sustainability
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Jared Connors
COVID-19: Responding to the Impact on Supply Chains

Amid temporary closures of manufacturing facilities and impacts to ports du ...

4 min read
ESG, Human Trafficking & Slavery, Labour Standards Assurance System, Supply Chain Sustainability
Blog
Abiola Okpechi
Assent Solutions & Expertise Featured in RBA/GRI Human Trafficking & Slavery Toolkit

The Responsible Business Alliance (RBA) has partnered with the Global Repor ...

4 min read
Corporate, ESG, Human Trafficking & Slavery, Labour Standards Assurance System
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Abiola Okpechi
Mandatory Human Rights Due Diligence in the EU: What It Could Mean for Business

A Norwegian government ethics committee has recommended the adoption of man ...

4 min read
ESG, Human Trafficking & Slavery, Labour Standards Assurance System
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Jeff Geipel
A New Normal for Due Diligence in Global Supply Chains

Companies around the world are changing the way they view their supply chai ...

7 min read
ESG, Human Trafficking & Slavery, Labour Standards Assurance System
Blog
Demi Smoloktou
Beyond Tier One: Indirect Risk & Your Supply Chain

Your company faces a competitive marketplace, but the greatest threat to it ...

5 min read
Human Trafficking & Slavery, Labour Standards Assurance System, REACH, Supply Chain Sustainability
Blog
Kate Dunbar
Assent Observes World Day Against Trafficking in Persons on July 30

On July 30, Assent joins non-governmental organizations (NGOs), governments ...

3 min read
ESG, Human Trafficking & Slavery, Labour Standards Assurance System, Supply Chain Sustainability
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U.S. Advisory on Sanctions Against North Korean Forced Labor

This guidance offers background on CAATSA and how the 2018 advisory affects ...

Labour Standards Assurance System