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Government must commit to stronger air pollution targets

Zak Bond, Policy Officer at the British Lung Foundation, explores why the government must commit to stronger air pollution targets to protect our lungs as we recover from COVID-19.
period poverty

We must keep talking about period poverty during the pandemic

Initial Washroom Hygiene explores why we need to keep talking about period poverty, even during the Coronavirus pandemic.
government corruption

Understanding digital maturity to tackle government corruption

Ben Stewart, CEO, Caution Your Blast, explores how a greater understanding of digital maturity can help tackle government corruption.
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The new Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act

Keith Steven of Company Rescue explores and comments on the new Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act which came into force at the end of June 2020.
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The cost of fashion: 4.1 million Bangladeshi garment workers

The #PayUp movement has called attention to the multi-billion dollar fashion brands who exploit Bangladeshi garment workers and have capitalised from underpaid UK garment workers.
disparate governance

Disparate governance frameworks causes underperformance in the rail industry

Jacqueline Hughes, a senior risk analyst at Equib, explores how disparate governance is creating problems for the rail sector.
no lockdown, covid

No lockdown: Sweden now faces increased COVID-19 deaths

Researchers explore the results of no lockdown in Sweden, with analysis on how other measures helped the country have less initial deaths.
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Impacts of COVID-19 on the fashion industry

There is no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic has largely affected the fashion industry from the people it employs to the waste it has created, however this crisis could present an opportunity to rethink the industry.
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Open Access Government July 2020

The July 2020 edition of Open Access Government encompasses high quality and stimulating content on government policy issues globally, including health & social care, research & innovation, digital transformation, finance, economic development, government, international development, environment, energy and zero-emission vehicles.
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The EUMCA: Pioneering access to medicinal cannabis

Professor Trevor Jones, Chair at the European Medicinal Cannabis Association, speaks to Nishat about their plans for EU patient access to medicinal cannabis.
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Young activists do not trust their Government on racial discrimination

Research from One Young World’s global network shows that 74% of their Peace Ambassadors do not believe racial discrimination will be changed by their politicians.
government contracts

An SME guide to securing government contracts

Samuel Johnston, CMO at BookingLive, shares tips on how SME's can bid on and secure government contracts in a time when innovation is crucial in the public sector.
common goods, anthropocene era

The Anthropocene era: Rush for resources or preservation of common goods?

Professors Aurélien Acquier & Valentina Carbone, ESCP Business School, dissect the rush for resources versus preservation of common goods in the Anthropocene era.
domestic abuse, family courts

How the ‘major overhaul’ of the family courts aims to protect domestic abuse victims

Lucinda Holliday, head of family and divorce at Blaser Mills Law, discusses what the new overhaul of how the family courts deal with horrific crimes includes and how it will help protect those impacted by domestic abuse.
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Tech companies drop development of facial recognition

Some tech companies have dropped development of facial recognition software, under fears of human rights violations by police.
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How are social media giants tackling misinformation during COVID-19?

Özlem Bedre-Defolie, Associate Professor of Economics at ESMT Berlin, reflects on how platforms like WhatsApp and Facebook are tackling misinformation at this crucial hour.
EU’s Economy

Putting people first and strengthening the EU’s Economy

Here, Open Access Government looks into European Commissioner Paolo Gentiloni’s priorities for strengthening the EU’s Economy while also putting citizens first, particularly in a time of crisis.
AI ethics

How will COVID-19 reframe our attitude towards AI ethics?

Vernon Hunte, Associate Director of Public Affairs at April Six, discusses how COVID-19 will change up out attitude towards artificial intelligence (AI) ethics.
pro-poor

Pro-poor policy: What is the role of aspirations failure?

Sayantan Ghosal, Adam Smith Chair in Political Economy, discusses an often-overlooked policy question: What is the relationship between aspiration failure and the continuation of poverty?
ESB Smart Energy Services

Public sector expertise and private sector innovation deliver tangible results for Dundee city

Here, we discover that Dundee’s partnership with ESB Smart Energy Services has brought 4.9 megawatts of sustainable energy online in just 18 months.

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