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Forced labour & modern slavery


This section of our website covers forced labour & slavery, including modern slavery and historical forms of slavery.  For only items about companies' involvement in historical slavery , click here.

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3 October 2019
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Author: Ana Magalhães e Daniel Camargos, Repórter Brasil (Brazil)

“Vaquejada, filho de deputada e empresa espanhola estão na nova ‘lista suja’ do trabalho escravo”, 03 de outubro de 2019...

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2 October 2019
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O site Repórter Brasil revelou que, mesmo após a assinatura de compromissos nacionais contra o trabalho análogo à escravidão, os grupos Carrefour, Pão de Açúcar (GPA) e Cencosud continuaram a comprar carne de fornecedores incluídos na ‘lista suja’ do ...

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2 October 2019

U.S. blocks import of goods from five nations in rare anti-slavery crackdown

Author: Thomson Reuters Foundation

2 October 2019...

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2 October 2019

US blocks import of goods suspected to have been produced with forced labour

On 30 September 2019, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued five Withhold Release Orders (WROs) covering five different products, imported from five different countries. This action was based on information obtained and reviewed by CBP t...

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1 October 2019

Interfaith Centre on Corporate Responsibility report highlights positive outcomes of shareholder proposals to corporations, including commitments to human rights, diversity & climate change

Author: Interfaith Centre on Corporate Responsibility

"Catalyzing Corporate Change: ICCR Members Celebrate a Successful 2019 Proxy Season", September 2019...

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1 October 2019

Zimbabwe: Rough diamonds from the Marange diamond fields get detention order by U.S. customs and border protection

Rough diamonds from the Marange Diamond Fields have been hit by the detention orders issues by the U.S customs and boarder protection (CPB). The U.S. CBP issued five Withhold Release Orders (WROs) covering five different products, imported from five...

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30 September 2019
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Author: Bio Bio Chile

“Reportaje de la BBC demuestra con fotos que la Nutella es producida con trabajo infantil”, 26 de septiembre de 2019...

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30 September 2019
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Author: UmweltDialog

"Importiert Nestlé Palmöl aus Zwangs- und Kinderarbeit?", 23. September 2019...

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Article
26 September 2019

Australia: Government publishes Commonwealth Modern Slavery Act Guidance for Reporting Entities

Author: Modern Slavery Business Engagement Unit, Australian Government

...The Commonwealth Modern Slavery Act 2018 established Australia’s national Modern Slavery Reporting Requirement... The aim of this Guide is to explain in plain language what entities need to do to comply with the Act...The main audience for this...

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26 September 2019

Recruitment agencies' alleged complicity in torture of a Kenyan migrant worker in Iraq

Author: Sigomba Omar, Standard Digital (Kenya)

“Kenyan woman recalls eight months of hell in Iraq”...

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