Global Business Coalition Against Human Trafficking expands scope

Author: Business for Social Responsibility (BSR), Published on: 23 August 2017

"Global Business Coalition Against Human Trafficking Expands Scope and Steps Up Efforts to End Trafficking," 26 July 2017

Major global companies have renewed their commitment to the Global Business Coalition Against Human Trafficking (gBCAT) through an expanded membership and scope of work. Formed in 2010, gBCAT has provided a [...] forum for business to understand how all forms of modern slavery affect their operations and supply chains, and to design effective and pragmatic solutions to combat traffickers. BSR - a global nonprofit organization dedicated to sustainable business - has been appointed secretariat of the initiative...

Through three work streams, members will share learnings through webinars and in-person meetings; develop a Research Lab to incubate ideas, publish reports, and identify areas for action; and publicize findings through an enhanced Public Platform. Issues to be addressed include employee or sub-contractor training programs, company policies, and best practices in reporting around the U.K. Modern Slavery Act...

Global businesses committed to ending all forms of modern slavery are invited and encouraged to join gBCAT. Current members include The Coca-Cola Company, Microsoft, Google, Kering, NXP Semiconductor, LexisNexis, Carlson, Delta, Beacon Global Group, Boost Technologies, and Arklight Consulting...

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Related companies: Arklight Beacon Global Group Boost Technologies Carlson Coca-Cola Delta Air Lines Google (part of Alphabet) Kering Microsoft NXP Semiconductors