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EU: Mandatory reporting law passed by European Parliament

Major businesses in Europe will be required to produce social and environmental reports as part of their standard annual report following the passing of a law in the European Parliament.


Russia: IKEA hit by sustainable forestry accreditation withdrawal

Ikea Industry, a subsidiary of furniture retailer IKEA, has had its Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) accreditation removed after an audit found substantial failings.


Germany: Stasi documents suggest IKEA used GDR prisoners as slave labour

Swedish retail firm Ikea used political prisoners in East Germany to make furniture, according to Stasi documents recently unearthed according to the Daily Telegraph.

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