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How 5 international giants are pursuing sustainability goals in 2017

How 5 international giants are pursuing sustainability goals in 2017 | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it

As 2017 gets underway, five multinationals based in Singapore – Rolls-Royce, Royal DSM, Henkel, BASF, and Panasonic – share how they are making sure they walk the sustainability talk in the year ahead.

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For a number of international giants, sustainability is a key part of their business.

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Samsung and Panasonic accused over supply chain labour abuses in Malaysia

Samsung and Panasonic accused over supply chain labour abuses in Malaysia | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it
The men said they had been deceived about pay, had their passports confiscated and had been told that they must pay large fines if they wanted to return to Nepal before the end of their contract. They also claimed they were forced to work for up to 14 hours on their feet without adequate rest, and with restricted toilet breaks, in an attempt to settle recruitment fees of up to £1,000 – they said they had to pay this money to secure their jobs
EcoVadis's insight:

These allegations have led Samsung and Panasonic to open investigations into the conduct of their suppliers; are you waiting for allegations to ensure that your supply chain is clean from labour abuses?

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