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Sustainable Labor Practices in Global Supply Chains

If our goal is supply chain labor relations and business practices that end abusive labor practices, what do private and public regulation systems need to look like in the 21st century?

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News and Events from the New Conversations Project: Sustainable Labor Practices in Global Supply Chains

NCP and ILO Research Brief: COVID-19 and the Garment Industry

The New Conversations Project has published a new research brief with the ILO assessing the impact of COVID-19 on the apparel industry in Asia and the Pacific.
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NCP eCornell Course: Sustainable Supply Chains

NCP launches live, interactive four-session course diving into our last four years of research on private regulation and labor standards in global supply chains.
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Webinar: How do we resolve labor disputes under global supply chain agreements?

NCP leads webinar on a new proposal for model arbitration provisions in enforceable brand agreements between labor advocates and global firms.
Crowd of striking workers outside a garment factory speaking with a manager

Katalyst Initiative: Human Rights Due Diligence, Making it Mandatory

New Conversations Project expert publishes article for the European University Institute on the movement to implement mandatory human rights due diligence laws
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Special Issue on Labor Regulation in Global Supply Chains in the ILR Review August 2020 issue

ILR Review, August 2020, is a special Issue on Labor Relations in Global Supply Chains
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Fair Fashion Think Tank COVID-19 Podcast

NCP Executive Director Jason Judd participates in COVID-19 podcast with the Fair Fashion Think Tank
Fair Fashion Think Tank

The Conversation - Why apparel brands' efforts to police their supply chains aren't working

In The Conversation, NCP Executive Director Jason Judd and Academic Director Sarosh Kuruvilla share new research on private regulation in the global apparel trade and the COVID-19 crisis.
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