18 October 2013 was Anti-Slavery Day
Global Slavery Index catalogues forced labour around the world
Guardian Sustainable Business, 17 Oct 2013
[PDF] Global Slavery Index 2013, Walk Free Foundation, Oct 2013
[PDF] Announcing KnowTheChain.org, a New Resource to Promote Ethical and Transparent Supply Chains
Humanity United, Oct 2013
UK food industry unites to tackle modern day slavery
StockMarketWire.com, 25 Oct 2013
Human trafficking: stories from the frontline
Guardian (UK), 18 Oct 2013
Human trafficking gets life term in drive on slavery (UK)
BBC News UK, 18 Oct 2013
Stories and Komponenten mit diesem Schwerpunkt
Autor/in: Lori Bishop, Director of Investments at Humanity United. KnowTheChain is supported by ATEST, CAST, Free The Slaves, Humanity United, the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, Made in a Free World, Not For Sale, Responsible Sourcing Network, Sustainalytics, Tronie Foundation, Verite, Vital Voices Global Partnership and World Vision
...[T]he California Transparency in Supply Chains Act (SB-657)...is an important step toward increasing corporate and consumer awareness of slavery in supply chains. However, as important as the law has been, to date very little is known about the...
Autor/in: Tom Symonds, BBC News UK
A maximum life sentence for the worst cases of human trafficking and exploitation is to be introduced...The number of cases discovered in the UK has risen by 25% in the last year, according to government figures. Trafficking from Albania, Poland and...
Autor/in: Ross Bentley, EADT24
Officers went to premises in Stowmarket and Newmarket to make checks...and to talk to staff about their working and living conditions, as part of activities ahead of national Anti-Slavery Day...No major issues were found but officers took the...
Autor/in: Walk Free Foundation
The Global Slavery Index 2013 measures the size of the modern slavery problem, country by country. The Index provides a quantitative ranking of 162 countries around the world according to the estimated prevalence of slavery, that is, the estimated...