As we mark the International Women’s day and remember the struggles to get access to work for women everywhere, let’s also remember that the right to work includes the right to a safe working environment. 8 March is a good day to start demanding women’s right to decent work in the electronics industry, argues SMART researcher Maja van der Velden.
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Which EU policies are most likely to deliver sustainable business and finance? The most promising pathways of action seem to be the Sustainable Finance, the Single Market and the Circular Economy initiatives, argues SMART researcher Hanna Ahlström.
The documentary Welcome to Sodom gets most of its facts wrong about the so-called 'largest electronic waste dump in the world', argue SMART researchers Martin Oteng-Ababio and Maja van der Velden.
As 2018 is drawing to an end, we have seen some positive tendencies towards sustainability. However, a lack of coherence across policy areas is still exacerbating the unsustainable aspects of existing business regulation, argues Beate Sjåfjell.
Although EU lawmakers have stressed the importance of enabling smart, inclusive and sustainable growth, a lack of clear procurement guidelines could mean human rights and sustainable development issues are not taken into account, argues researcher Ragnhild Lunner.
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