United Kingdom

“United Kingdom: New Law to Combat Supply Chain Slavery and Human Trafficking” – JD Supra Business Advisor – July 15, 2015

An article published on JD Supra Business Advisor on July 15, 2015 explains the key components of “the Modern Slavery Act 2015, the first law in Europe aimed at eliminating modern slavery and human trafficking from supply chains.  The Act is anticipated to take effect in October 2015.” The article explains what should be covered in […]

“New FREE ESG Toolkit for Private Equity Fund Managers” – CDC – June 25, 2015

In June 2015, CDC, the United Kingdom’s Development Finance Institution (DFI) wholly owned by the UK Government, launched an update of its free-to-use ESG Toolkit for Private Equity Fund Managers in Emerging Markets. According to CDC, “(t)his version, released in June 2015, is CDC’s third ESG Toolkit for Fund Managers and the first to be […]