Read the latest op-ed by FTA Director General Christian Ewert on climate change and how BEPI strives to reverse these trends by supporting companies to improve environmental performance in their supply chains.
Following factory workers’ protests in December that led to several arrests and workers dismissals, FTA together with over 20 brands, signed a joint letter to the Government of Bangladesh urging for swift action towards respecting and adhering to workers’ rights, especially related to freedom of association.
Labour and migrant brokers, chemical legislation, EU-Vietnam trade agreement…take a look at the webinar series FTA organised in 2016 to explore and discuss current and emerging trends on trade and sustainability in supply chains.
As a main sourcing country for FTA members, building stronger ties with China remains a top priority. FTA Director General, Christian Ewert, participated in several high-level trade and CSR events, raising awareness about the association’s activities in the greater China region.
As outlined in its National Programme, Malta’s primary focus will be migration and security issues alongside an ambitious agenda for trade and sustainable development. Some challenging dossiers await action, including the modernisation of trade defence instruments and the implementation of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).