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Researching corporate ethics conference

Aug 20

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20/08/2011 11:27  RssIcon

Collecting data on companies and products

Ethical Consumer are holding a one day conference in Manchester on Friday September 23rd looking at the potential for civil society co-operation on researching corporate behaviour.

Speakers include:
Ed Mayo - from Co-operatives UK
Paul Roeland - from Clean Clothes Netherlands
Danielle McMullan - Business Human Rights
Annesley Newholm - Easy Ethical
Rob Harrison - Ethical Consumer

We are looking at a range of subjects including how new mobile technology and ideas of crowd-sourcing are changing the way this kind of data is collected. 

The conference will be held at the Mechanics Institute, a historic building in Manchester where the Trades Union Congress Was founded in 1868.

The conference follows ECRA's AGM and more details are available here.



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