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Does the transition away from fossil fuels towards ‘green’ or renewable forms of energy have a dark side?
The race for renewable energy faces a major hurdle: Uyghur forced labor.
The United Kingdom (“UK”)-based Anti-Slavery International, in combination with the Investor Alliance for Human Rights and the Helena Kennedy Centre for International Justice at Sheffield Hallam University, has published a series of reports addressing the issue of forced labor in solar and electric...
A recently published investor guide and policy brief on green technology supply chains found that more proactive strategies are needed to keep forced labor out of the supply chain in the U.K., reports The Independent. The report also highlighted that any actions taken to try and eliminate complicity...
A significant portion of solar and EV materials, essential to achieve emissions reduction targets, are produced in China’s Xinjiang region.