Archive for the ‘Ethics’ Category

Responsible Clothing Production in Africa – Where Does It Come From?

Where Does It Come From? Clothes with a transparent supply chain     Artcile by Jo Salter, Founder and CEO of #ORBmember Where Does it Come From? Our project (October 2018): www.crowdfunder.co.uk/african-tunics Our website: www.wheredoesitcomefrom.co.uk Responsible and Transparent Clothing Where Does It Come From? is a clothing brand that tells the stories behind clothes – […]

Living The Values – ORBMember’s Own Social Impact Report

In the lastest of our guest-blogs, #ORBMember Adrian Ashton (who runs his own advice, consultancy and training business, see www.adrianashton.co.uk) describes how he does an annual review of his business’ social impact. It’s a great idea and one we would encourage all businesses to think about doing. Here’s what Adrian has to say: As a […]

Valuable Insight, Valuable Approach, Valuable Book!

In the latest of our guest-posts, fellow #ORBMember Mike Jennings (of Jennings of Garsington Ltd) explains what prompted him to write a book all about how he has developed a highly valuable manner of business operation that is not just valuable in the sense of financial success but is also valuable in the much highly-important […]

4th Modern Slavery & Human Rights in Supply Chain Conference

Perhaps you will recall how, earlier in the year, ORB was a media partner for a conference on Slavery and Human Rights; well there was such a positive response to this the organisers have arranged for another conference on this subject, and once again ORB is happy to promote this. Slavery is, unfortunately, a very […]

Elise Groulx Diggs: Lawyers must be creative and innovative

Further to ORB’s media-partner status of the Modern Slavery & Human Rights in Supply Chain Conference being held in London on 19-20 April, we wanted to feature a news release that Front Group, the organiser of the conference, has just released: Guest Blog: By Danial Naqvi of Front Group In a recent interview with Front […]

British PM — companies must be vigilant and responsive to the risks of modern slavery within supply chains

6th February, London British Prime Minister, Theresa May, addressed dignitaries at The World Economic Forum at Davos in January stating, “companies simply cannot stand by while their platforms are used to facilitate child abuse, modern slavery or the spreading of terrorist and extremist content”. Speaking on wider issues of economic importance, the PM highlights corporate […]

FREE Webinar: Modern Slavery & Human Rights in Supply Chain

Further to our recent blog-post on the subject of slavery – specifically as part of our media partnership for the forthcoming Modern Slavery & Human Rights in Supply Chain Conference. This event is being held over two days on 19th to 20th April 2018 in Central London. In the meantime though, the organisers of this […]

3rd Modern Slavery & Human Rights in Supply Chain Conference

Slavery is a subject that one might be forgiven for thinking is just another horrible example of how badly humans can behave towards one another that has been resigned to the past, or at the very least is something that only goes on elsewhere in the world – certainly not in our so-called civilised and […]

As a small business do I really need to be doing anything about GDPR?

A guest-blog by Diana Collins of #ORBMember DLC Engage HR: As 2018 commences, we are all focussing on what key things we should be doing through the year and hopefully, you will have GDPR, the new data protection regulation, firmly etched on your calendar for 25th May 2018…… right? As background, EU GDPR is the […]

Zero Future for Zero Hours?

What is your opinion on zero-hour contracts? Does your business use them? Do you feel strongly for them or against them? Well you should find what Jonathan Key from #ORBMember Labour Xchange Ltd has to say really very interesting and insightful. Do leave us a comment to let us know what you think: Are zero-hour […]