James Levey, compliance director at global recruitment agency ManpowerGroup, discusses with Compliance Week his focus on preparing the group’s European operations to gather the data required for compliance with the EU’s Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive.
Companies could be in danger of failing to comply with a raft of social responsibility-minded legislation at the European Union and national level because they might mistakenly think duties on corporates overlap when they do not.
Five agencies of the U.S. government combined to issue best practices guidance for entities in the maritime and other transportation industries to help reduce risk of sanctions and export control violations and evasion efforts.
So many companies rely on suppliers to self-certify they comply with buyers’ codes of business conduct that the practice is “almost useless,” a panel of experts discussed at Compliance Week’s Europe conference in London.
Companies are still struggling to report meaningfully on societal risks as part of their efforts to meet demands for better environmental, social, and governance disclosures, experts discussed at Compliance Week’s Europe conference in London.
The Department of Homeland Security designated three companies to a growing list accused by the Biden administration of forced labor practices in the Xinjiang region of China.
Transparency in environmental, social, and governance reporting has become an important goal, with materiality assessments impacting compliance outcomes, experts said during CW’s virtual ESG Summit.
The actions of companies like Amazon and new legislation passed in California prove it’s no longer a question of if companies will be required to disclose their greenhouse gas emissions—it’s a question of when, experts told attendees at CW’s virtual ESG Summit.
The Office of Foreign Assets Control widened its area of focus to disrupt Russia’s technology supply chain with new sanctions announced against entities in Finland and Turkey.
Gary Gensler, despite being put on the spot by a member of Congress, declined to provide an update on when the Securities and Exchange Commission might approve its climate-related disclosure rule for public companies.
Amazon, IKEA, and Volkswagen were among the companies targeted in the first round of complaints under the German Supply Chain Due Diligence Act—an early indication nongovernmental organizations will seek to hold big businesses accountable for alleged human rights violations.
Public records can do a lot to help companies map their supply chains and understand where they are exposed to environmental risk along the way.
Discover how leading companies are leveraging human capital management to create a strong connection between employee well-being, sustainable and secure operations, and ESG objectives.
The German Supply Chain Due Diligence Act (LkSG) is part of a growing focus on corporate environmental, social, and governance performance by governments and regulators.
The impact of new technologies like generative artificial intelligence on the third-party risk management landscape was among the points of discussion addressed at Compliance Week’s TPRM Summit in Atlanta.
This free e-Book explores why companies understand the social risks in their supply chains posed by corruption, inequality, and employment standards but don’t always fully recognize less visible risks such as forced and child labor.
Respondents to a survey conducted by the International Compliance Association said they were confident they understood and are properly monitoring the social risks in their companies’ supply chains, though blind spots regarding cultures and strategic plans remain.
Customs agents have flagged thousands of products marked as made in Malaysia, Vietnam, or elsewhere in accordance with the UFLPA, an official from U.S. Customs and Border Protection shared during a panel at Compliance Week’s 2023 National Conference.
Reaching a meeting of the minds with customers is essential to Flex achieving its long-term goals. The company’s president of manufacturing and services discusses its investment in sustainability solutions and progress to be made in remanufacturing.
Reducing Scope 3 emissions can’t be done without buy-in from critical suppliers. Flex’s VP of procurement and supply chain management discusses the company’s work two years into its stated sustainability commitments.
The global sustainability team at Flex is “the connectors” across the enterprise, said program head Barjouth Aguilar. Company leaders share observations, strategies, and technologies driving their coordinated sustainability efforts.
The year Revathi Advaithi came on board as chief executive officer of Flex proved to be a hinge point for the global manufacturer’s sustainability strategy as it set science-based targets to hit by 2030.
Large Canadian businesses must meet new supply chain rules starting in January that are designed to prevent products tainted by forced and child labor from entering the country.
Two dozen lawmakers have demanded the Securities and Exchange Commission require an independent third party to verify fast-fashion retailer Shein does not use Uyghur forced labor before allowing it to go public.
Despite legislation aimed at preventing labor and other human rights abuses in supply chains taking force in major countries including the United Kingdom, United States, Germany, and France, many companies are struggling to comply.
Seagate will pay the largest stand-alone administrative penalty in the history of the Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security for violating export control restrictions against Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei.
The Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act has been in full effect for almost a year now, but U.S. importers continue to face the daunting task of auditing their supply chains for nonobvious inputs mined, produced, or manufactured wholly or in part in Xinjiang.
This webinar will explore the risk and opportunities as organizations rethink their supply chains and seek to build in greater transparency and resilience.