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Recording | Roundtable: Preparing for the German Due Diligence Act
Two weeks ago, we hosted the Roundtable: Preparing for the German Due Diligence Act in collaboration with DICO. If you missed the live webinar, you can watch the recording to learn more about the new German Due Diligence Act and what it means for your business.
Last chance to register for the Webinar: Business Integrity in Small and Medium Enterprises
Join our upcoming webinar on Wednesday, 25th of August 2021 at 1:30 PM (GMT+7) for an engaging discussion on business integrity and corruption prevention in SMEs. Secure your space now before registration closes. 
Blog: How Climate Change Affects Modern Slavery
Changing weather patterns have left millions at risk of losing their homes and livelihoods. For people already at risk of modern slavery, the climate crisis presents a new threat to their freedom. Read our blog article to understand the link between climate change and modern slavery. 
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Global: Climate change will disrupt supply chains much more than Covid — here’s how businesses can prepare
Aug 24, 2021 07:45 pm
The onset of the coronavirus pandemic caused unprecedented, worldwide supply-chain disruptions, but experts say that’s a drop in the bucket compared with the disruptions that climate change will cause. Wildfires in the American West, flooding
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Australia: Bill to end import of forced labour products approved by Senate
Aug 24, 2021 07:00 pm
A law aimed at ending Australia’s participation in international slave labour has passed through the Senate. The Customs Amendment (Banning Goods Produced By Forced Labour) Bill 2021 – proposed by independent senator Rex Patrick –
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China: China Starts Probe Into Party Boss of Alibaba’s Home City
Aug 24, 2021 06:45 pm
China is investigating Hangzhou’s top government official for serious disciplinary violations, casting a spotlight on the city that is home to Jack Ma’s Ant Group Co. and Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. Hangzhou Municipal Party Committee
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Singapore: Former SMRT employee charged with taking more than S$54,000 in bribes from suppliers
Aug 24, 2021 06:45 pm
A former assistant buyer from transport operator SMRT was charged on Friday (Aug 20) with multiple corruption and forgery offences, allegedly committed between 2015 and last year. Soh Choon Heng, 43, was handed nine charges of
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Norway: Banks’ hidden ESG risks exposed in Norway wealth fund review
Aug 24, 2021 06:30 pm
Finance has emerged as one of the sectors around which climate risk is least well understood, according to a review intended to set a new investing mandate for the world’s biggest wealth fund. Norges Bank
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Indonesia: Ex-Indonesian minister jailed for 12 years in COVID-19 graft scandal
Aug 24, 2021 05:30 pm
Former Indonesian social affairs minister Juliari Batubara has been sentenced to 12 years in prison over a multi-million dollar COVID-19 graft scandal, the Jakarta Corruption Court ruled on Monday. A judge said the former politician
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