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Seafish revamps Responsible Fishing Scheme applications

Seafish revamps Responsible Fishing Scheme applications | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it

The RFS has been developed to try and raise standards in the catching sector, enabling those within the seafood supply chain to demonstrate their commitment to the responsible sourcing of seafood.
It is the only global standard that audits compliance on board fishing vessels, including safety and welfare criteria. UK retailers Waitrose, Marks & Spencer and Wm Morrison Supermarkets have backed the scheme, along with the Scottish White Fish Producers’ Association.

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More companies are engaging themselves to responsible sourcing of seafood, are you following this trend?

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Cherie Blair and Miriam González: why companies must act on slavery law

Cherie Blair and Miriam González: why companies must act on slavery law | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it
Nearly 46 million people are enslaved globally – an estimated 12,000 of them in the UK – generating illegal profits of $150bn (£114bn). However unwittingly, British consumers and businesses are sustaining this cruel exploitation, with slavery likely to exist in the overseas supply chains of most large UK companies.
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Prime Minister, Theresa May, has established a government task force (with £33m in funding) which, together with the independent anti-slavery commissioner she appointed, is tasked with suppressing on what she described as “the greatest human rights issue of our time”.

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