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ethiXbase InsightsBlog: How Climate Change Affects Modern Slavery
Changing weather patterns have left millions at risk of losing their homes and livelihoods. For people already at risk of modern slavery, the climate crisis presents a new threat to their freedom. Read our blog articleto understand the link between climate change and modern slavery. Insights: Blockchain and Third-Party Risks Management
What is blockchain and where does it come from? Could blockchain be a game-changer for smaller vendors looking to do business with enterprise companies? Read more as we explore what questions should be asked when using blockchain in third-party risk management.Training: Third-Party e-Learning & Certification Module
Get your suppliers certified on ethics and compliance issues covering human rights, labour and the environment. This will help your organisation meet its regulatory reporting requirements and commitment to maintaining a transparent, slave-free and sustainable supply chain. Learn More.Editor’s Selection

United Kingdom: UK regulator asked to sanction Carnival, Just Eat over climate disclosures
Aug 19, 2021 04:00 pm
Britain’s markets regulator has been urged to sanction cruise ship company Carnival and food delivery company Just Eat for poor disclosures in a complaint seen by Reuters. Both companies have breached their legal obligations
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United Kingdom: More fast-fashion factory bosses need to be prosecuted for abuses, says slavery watchdog
Aug 19, 2021 03:45 pm
Dame Sara Thornton knows just how chilling a slave’s fear of their abusers can be. After members of the UK’s largest-ever modern slavery ring were jailed in 2019, she met a victim who had been
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United States: Dispute Over Agency in Foreign Bribery Case Gets Second Hearing
Aug 19, 2021 03:30 pm
The long-running prosecution of a former Alstom SA executive came before the Second Circuit Court of Appeals for a second time on Tuesday, with a three-judge panel hearing arguments on a legal question that could affect the government’s
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United States: FCA sentenced for paying more than $3.5M in bribes to UAW leaders
Aug 19, 2021 03:20 pm
A federal judge on Tuesday sentenced Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV to pay $30 million for conspiring to break federal law in the largest labour case against a Detroit automaker whose employees are represented by the
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Venezuela: Thai asphalt giant implicated in Venezuela sanctions case
Aug 19, 2021 03:15 pm
A major Thai asphalt company has been implicated for money laundering in a criminal complaint against a Miami businessman accused of violating U.S. sanctions for doing maintenance work on Venezuela’s fleet of Russian fighter jets. Jorge Nobrega was arrested
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China: Huawei vows to return to the smartphone ‘throne’ despite U.S. sanctions crippling its business
Aug 19, 2021 03:00 pm
A Huawei executive said the Chinese technology giant will return to the “throne” of the smartphone industry even as the company continues to suffer the fallout from U.S. sanctions. Under the administration of former U.S.
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