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One in a million - or why are UK employers getting away with third world conditions?

Written by Stirling Smith on July 20th 2014

Some recent reports reveal that problems with ETI members’ supply chains are not only found abroad, writes Stirling Smith.

Death of a worker

Written by Stirling Smith on July 4th 2014

A small news story tucked away on the back page of a Dhaka newspaper should remind us of why we need ethical trade urgently, thinks Stirling Smith, ETI trainer, writing from Dhaka.
Workers process prawns in a Thai peeling shed

Modern slavery — who's for regulation?

Written by Cindy Berman on June 26th 2014

The surprise message of business to Government on voluntary vs. regulatory frameworks and the Modern Slavery Bill.
Prawn peeling shed, Thailand

Tackling labour rights issues in Thailand's farmed shrimp sector

Written by Candida Barbato on June 24th 2014

The Guardian's recent expose put Thailand’s migrant workers front and centre in the public’s attention. We look at efforts to drive change for these workers and how governments, retailers and consumers can support this.