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Don’t Miss the GHG Workgroup’s Freight Sustainability Webinar

By AIAG, Wednesday, October 14, 2020 1:23 PM

Next up in the GHG Workgroup’s Emerging Issues webinars: Engage in Freight Sustainability from Top to Bottom. This FREE webinar will show you how operationalizing freight sustainability leads to solid commitments and new targets, raising the bar for your industry sector.

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Canada Bans Imports of Forced Labour Goods: Now What?  Modern slavery in businesses and supply chains in Canada - Part Six

By Stephen A. Pike, Partner, Gowling WLG, Wednesday, October 14, 2020 10:29 AM


In a much overlooked but certain to be impactful provision of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), which came into force on July 1, 2020, Canada agreed to impose a prohibition on the importation of goods that are produced in whole or in part by forced or compulsory labour.


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EU REACH — ECHA Committees Back Restricting Skin Sensitizing Chemicals Used in Clothing and Other Articles

By AIAG, Wednesday, October 14, 2020 9:47 AM

The Committee for Socio-economic Analysis (SEAC) supports France and Sweden’s proposal to restrict the use of skin sensitizing substances in clothing, footwear, and other articles with similar skin contact. If adopted, the restriction will prevent many people from developing new skin allergies while also relieving the symptoms of many of those who already have them. This is expected to result in health benefits equivalent to at least €708 million per year.

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A Powerful Interim Step toward a Single, Coherent Global Set of Reporting Standards

By Shared vision from GRI, CDP, CDSB, IIRC and SASB, Wednesday, October 14, 2020 9:03 AM

The five global sustainability, ESG and integrated reporting framework and standard setting organizations have today launched a report outlining the elements necessary for more comprehensive corporate reporting. The shared vision is provided by GRI, CDP, Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB), International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC), and Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB). 

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