forced labour

October 19, 2023
Facing an auditorium of the biggest names in solar, the panelists in the discussion emphasised the central role that ESG and supply chain traceability is coming to play in the solar industry.
October 17, 2023
EU committees have adopted a draft regulation banning solar products with forced labour in their supply chains from entering the EU.
September 22, 2023
The European Solar Manufacturing Council offers several recommendations for the EU and solar companies to address forced labour in the supply chain.
August 17, 2023
The Clean Energy Council (CEC) of Australia and the New South Wales anti-slavery commissioner James Cockayne have partnered to produce a new Code of Practise to manage the risks of modern slavery exposure in renewable energy supply chains.
August 16, 2023
US thin-film solar PV manufacturer First Solar has disclosed unethical labour practices at its factory in Malaysia.
February 15, 2023
Dan Shreve of Clean Energy Associates discusses five major market trends for the solar and energy storage industries in 2023.
November 29, 2022
Solar testing firm PI Berlin has joined Europe’s new supply chain assurance scheme to develop confidence in how and where PV products are manufactured, a Solar Power Europe (SPE) policy advisor has told PV Tech Premium.
September 16, 2022
Industry association SolarPower Europe has welcomed a proposal from the European Commission on an EU market ban for products made using forced labour.
July 20, 2022
Following the implementation of the US’ Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA) on 21 June, the EU has come under increasing pressure to enact similar measures, with upcoming legislation potentially holding big implications for the region’s solar sector.
June 30, 2022
US authorities’ move to require documentation showing the source of quartzite in solar module imports should come as no surprise, experts have said, amid suggestions most companies will be able to overcome the latest hurdle that threatens to delay shipments.

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