January 31, 2013 /3BL Media/ - ESF 2013's theme has been shaped by the changing realities of the Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Landscape. Knowing your supply chain, reporting on due diligence risk factors and increasing legislation are catalysts for a change in corporate priorities, emphasizing the need for a companywide strategy for sustainability.
Switching to Offense in Government- Contractors Conscripted to Join the Fight against Human Trafficking
Partner, Perkins Coie
When the largest single purchaser of goods and services in the world - the U.S. government - puts its weight behind something, companies and organizations take notice. On Sept. 25, 2012 the government announced in no uncertain terms that taxpayer dollars used for government contracting were no longer to support the global scourge of human trafficking. The expectations for companies are swiftly changing and the requirements of t