Weekly podcast: Blockchain solutions for modern slavery risks, and development finance in apparel supply chains
This week: Sabine Schlorke, global manufacturing manager at the International Finance Corporation, talks about how the IFC works with big apparel sector brands in Bangladesh, Vietnam and other countries providing their suppliers with access to development finance.
And, Mark Blick, head of government solutions at Diginex, explains how blockchain can help brands identify where their modern slavery and forced labour risks are – following the relevant data points and ensuring transparency.
Plus: Walmart and green finance, Yum!’s science-based targets, and Adidas’s new single base-material trainer, in the news digest.
Hosted by Ian Welsh
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