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Nithin Coca

Nithin Coca

Nithin Coca is a journalist who writes about human rights issues, climate change, technology and supply chains. He earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern California and a master’s degree in international affairs from Columbia University. He is based in California and Japan. @excinit


Zombie Supply Chains

For years, environmental advocates in the West made real progress cutting off supply chains in Southeast Asia that violated ESG standards. But thanks to the Chinese market, many are back — and stronger than ever.

Crisis of Confidence

Brands have long relied on social auditing companies to monitor their supply chains in China. But between the industry’s own flaws and a changing political environment in China, many say these reports aren't reliable. With the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act now going into effect,...