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Cambodian fishers courtesy of ILO

Vulnerable employment is on the rise

1 February 2018
In 2017, over 40% of workers were estimated to be in vulnerable forms of employment. The ILO predicts that this will increase, particularly in emerging economies.
Vietnam garment factory image courtesy of ILO/Aaron Santos

The Leadership Series: Where business meets human rights

29 January 2018
In this introduction to our 20th Anniversary series of opinion pieces, The Leadership Series, ETI's Chair Philip Chamberlain reflects on some of the business and human rights issues that will be a key part of the ethical trade agenda in 2018 and beyond.
Garment factory worker © ILO-Aaron Santos

Arcadia’s squeeze on suppliers

18 January 2018
ETI’s Executive Director, Peter McAllister said that reported cuts, particularly to orders that have already been agreed, are “totally unacceptable within responsible business practice”.

In honour of Paul Broadbent

2 January 2018
It is an enormous shock to learn about the untimely death of Paul Broadbent, CEO of the Gangmasters Labour Abuse Authority.