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SIX Börse: Neues Opt in für Nachhaltigkeitsberichte

Zur Teilrevision der Richtlinie betreffend Informationen zur Corporate Governance (RLCG)

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Not acting on sustainability threatens fashion companies‘ growth trajectory

Not acting on sustainability threatens fashion companies‘ growth trajectory

At the Copenhagen Fashion Summit in May 2017 the Boston Consulting Group and the Global Fashion Agenda published the “Pulse of the fashion industry” report. A Review by Mark Starmanns, BSD Consulting Switzerland, July 2017

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Research identifies reasons for low garment sector wages

Research identifies reasons for low garment sector wages

GENEVA – Competitive pressures, low national minimum wages and a lack of cooperation by suppliers are three of the many reasons identified by new research for keeping garment worker wages depressed in global textile supply chains. Under the auspices of the ILO, researchers interviewed 14 apparel retailers and concluded that there are a range of deeply-ingrained and institutional factors which make it difficult to raise wages among garment workers – even if there is a great willingness to do so among buyers and brands.

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Nachhaltigkeit im neuen Bundesgesetz über das öffentliche Beschaffungswesen

Im Februar 2017 hat der Bundesrat die Botschaft zur Totalrevision des Bundesgesetzes über das öffentliche Beschaffungswesen (BöB) verabschiedet. Der neue Gesetzesentwurf kann aus Sicht der nachhaltigen Beschaffung in der Schweiz durchaus als Zeichen einer Trendwende verstanden werden. Wird er so vom Parlament verabschiedet, werden Beschaffungsorganisationen in Zukunft wesentlich mehr Möglichkeiten haben, Sozial- und Umweltkriterien in ihren Ausschreibungen zu berücksichtigen als bisher.

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Private sector climate change report from Thomson Reuters and BSD Consulting

"Global 100 Greenhouse Gas Performance, New Pathways for Growth and Leadership” - 6th Climate change report from Thomson Reuters and BSD Consulting demonstrates citical link between sustainability and growth in Global 100

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