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Tectonic Shift: From Audits/Compliance to Due-diligence & Collaboration: Recap of the Forum on UK Modern Slavery

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140 procurement execs, human rights experts, analysts, NGO leaders gathered in London on May 4 last week to exchange on practices and discuss the potential impact, pitfalls and response strategies to UK Modern Slavery Act. The Institute for Human Rights in Business ihrb.org has set a goal to eradicate worker fees by 2026, through the “employer pays” initiative. You can’t cover all your supply chain tiers.

A vision for a transparent global Rare Earth Element system using blockchain technology

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Interested in understanding how supply chain transparency could benefit your business? It is forecasted that by 2026, demand will mainly be linked to the rise in clean energy technology, in particular for neodymium-iron-boron (NdFeB) magnets –– critical components for electric and hybrid vehicles as well as wind turbines. Since the 1990s, China has supplied the lion’s share of the world’s demand for REEs. Illegal mining and opaque value chains.