It was with great delight that I attended last night's Greener Britain Hustings, taking time to hear, ahead of the upcoming UK General Election, what many of the parties plan for the environment.
The debate, chaired by Tom Heap, of BBC One's Countryfile and Radio 4's Costing the Earth…
Undertake any level of investigation into the ethics behind the jewellery industry and you will find that brands, even the big ones, seem quite vague about the sourcing of their products. This does not mean that they are sourcing 'unethically', it simply means that provenance information, and assurance of traceability, cannot be provided because the supply chain is so complex and fragmented. Read more:…Continue
How do we ensure that garment workers or farmers receive a living wage for the products that we buy here? How do we ensure that slave labour is not a part of the supply chain which sends the products to Europe? Is there a way to ensure that factory owners respect the rights of their workers; offering safe working conditions, faire wages and sensible working hours. Read more:…Continue