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Umberto Bacchi

Britain's top firms 'wholly inadequate' in tackling slavery, survey finds

12:19am IST

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - British companies' efforts to tackle modern slavery remain "wholly inadequate" three years after the country introduced some of the world's toughest legislation on the issue, a study published on Monday found.

Number of hungry children in Africa's Sahel hits 10-year high: U.N.

16 Nov 2018

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The number of hungry children in West Africa's Sahel region reached a 10-year high in 2018 due to poor rains, conflict and high food prices, the United Nations said on Friday.

Embrace AI, technology to beat human traffickers, activists told

15 Nov 2018

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Groups fighting slavery must make better use of technologies such as satellite imagery and artificial intelligence to beat tech-savvy human traffickers, a data expert said on Thursday.

Embrace AI, technology to beat human traffickers, activists told

15 Nov 2018

LONDON, Nov 15 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Groups fighting slavery must make better use of technologies such as satellite imagery and artificial intelligence to beat tech-savvy human traffickers, a data expert said on Thursday.

Most big companies failing U.N. human rights test, ranking shows

12 Nov 2018

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Most big companies operating in sectors at high risk of labor abuses are failing to meet human rights standards set by the United Nations, according to an analysis of 100 major companies published on Monday.

Most big companies failing U.N. human rights test, ranking shows

12 Nov 2018

LONDON, Nov 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Most big companies operating in sectors at high risk of labour abuses are failing to meet human rights standards set by the United Nations, according to an analysis of 100 major companies published on Monday.

Change the way you do business to tackle labor abuses, big companies told

02 Nov 2018

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Big companies too often offload responsibility for tackling labor abuses onto suppliers, while pushing them to cut corners and demanding a quick turnaround, experts said on Friday, calling for a re-think of global business practices.

Change the way you do business to tackle labour abuses, big companies told

02 Nov 2018

LONDON, Nov 2 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Big companies too often offload responsibility for tackling labour abuses onto suppliers, while pushing them to cut corners and demanding a quick turnaround, experts said on Friday, calling for a re-think of global business practices.

Fast fashion hurts workers and the environment, British lawmakers told

31 Oct 2018

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Britain should pressurize fashion brands to design clothes that pollute less and are easier to recycle to reduce fast fashion's environmental impact, experts told lawmakers on Tuesday.

Fast fashion hurts workers and the environment, British lawmakers told

31 Oct 2018

LONDON, Oct 30 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Britain should pressurise fashion brands to design clothes that pollute less and are easier to recycle to reduce fast fashion's environmental impact, experts told lawmakers on Tuesday.

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