#11_Managing labour standards? Reporting, auditing and certifying

How does management engage with upholding labour standards and workers’ rights? To a certain extent, this seems as a somewhat murky question: Isn’t it management and corporate interests which is causing all the troubles around labour standard violations in a short-sighted quest for economic gain and profit? And isn’t it the responsibility of states (pushedContinue reading “#11_Managing labour standards? Reporting, auditing and certifying”

#9_From supply chain transparency to mandatory due diligence: The struggle is just beginning…

Most recently, lawmaking initiatives for a new European Union directive on mandatory due diligence in the supply chain have gained some prominence in the media and press. The proponents of this new regulation suggest combating the organized irresponsibility in transnational business operations as far as labour standards violations are concerned. In short, multinational corporations shouldContinue reading “#9_From supply chain transparency to mandatory due diligence: The struggle is just beginning…”