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How deadlines get in the way of company commitments

Keep moving on the road to progress

In the rush to meet a deadline, focus on the actual and continual improvements required to make meaningful impacts can get lost Read more

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Human rights and trade

Forced labour still picks Uzbek’s cotton

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Who'll buy Uzbek?

A new ILO report shows that while child labour may be largely gone, one-third of Uzbek cotton-pickers are still forced into the fields Read more

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Transforming supply chains for responsible business Download here

Forests and agriculture

IFC pushes for smallholder professionalism

Business management skills matter too

Alan Johnson, senior operations officer at IFC, talks with Innovation Forum’s Toby Webb about capacity building challenges for smallholder farmers Read more

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Updated 2015 analysis covering deforestation issues from leading writers Download here

Supply chain strategy

How deadlines get in the way of company commitments

Keep moving on the road to progress

In the rush to meet a deadline, focus on the actual and continual improvements required to make meaningful impacts can get lost Read more

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Sustainable drinks: How to create opportunity from innovation Download here

Business innovation

The pressing need for global chemicals governance

Sound management essential

A collaborative approach to managing chemicals use can help broader business and development goals, argues Paul Hohnen Read more

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How to manage extractive sector risks Download here

Seafood and oceans

Certification all at sea?

Hard to harvest sustainably

The leaking of a WWF report critical of MSC highlights that such schemes need to be very careful how and what they certify Read more

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Sustainable oceans – how business can manage risk and drive change Download here

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