Human rights and trade | Podcast

Microphone Weekly podcast: modern slavery progress frustrations and business plastics trends

Corporate progress, or lack of, on human rights and in engaging on plastics impacts

This week: Lola Young, Baroness Young of Hornsey, speaks with Innovation Forum founder Toby Webb about what business must do now to move from talk to action on modern slavery. And Sancroft’s Felix Gummer and Innovation Forum’s Ian Welsh debate trends in how business is getting to grips with the environmental impacts of plastics, and why consumers expect immediate action. Plus: the implications of WWF’s Living Planet Report into drastic biodiversity decline, more corporate commitments on plastics and prospects for a holistic approach to non-financial reporting, in the news digest.

Hosted by Ian Welsh

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The Future of Food

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