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The New Threshold of Public Accountability

Managing reputation and public expectations of transparency is a tremendous challenge for corporations today. However, by demonstrating a commitment to human rights, corporations can gain a loyal customer base looking to consume from companies they can feel good about. ...

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Public-Private Partnerships, Tool For Transparency

Public-private partnerships provide a unique opportunity to leverage resources and existing infrastructures for mutual benefit. No single organization or actor is able to solve the problem of forced labor alone, but these partnerships have the potential to drive greater and more meaningful social change....

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Federal Supply Chain Transparency Bill Introduced

The Business Supply Chain Transparency on Trafficking and Slavery Act of 2015 was introduced to Congress on Tuesday, seeking to require large public companies to annually disclose efforts to combat trafficking and labor abuses in their supply chains. The bill emphasizes the centrality of business...

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Rana Plaza’s Lasting Impact

The collapse of the Rana Plaza garment factory two years ago today continues to shape our understanding of how our decisions as companies, consumers, and stakeholders are interconnected. In part because of tragedies like Rana Plaza responsibility and transparency are squarely on the corporate agenda. Legislative...

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