This report provides the first in-depth analysis of corporate perspectives on tackling modern slavery one year on from the introduction of the UK Modern Slavery Act.

Companies that took part in in-depth interviews were selected because of their reputation as leaders on ethical trade or companies that have been public about their commitment to address modern slavery. Those taking part in the in-depth survey all had established policies and strategic commitments to ethical trade before the Act was passed.

The findings presented in this report reflect the insights and practices of this group of companies who are more advanced in their approach to addressing modern slavery, and not the practices of all companies required to report under the Modern Slavery Act.

Corporate Leadership on Modern Slavery - Ethical Trading Initiative, 2016 DOWNLOAD
Pervasive, punitive, and predetermined: Understanding modern slavery in North Korea
Publications 20 July 2018

By Remco E. Breuker & Imke van Gardingen It has long been known, though difficult to verify, that citizens of North Korea are forced to work by the State on a far greater scale than seen elsewhere in the world. Recent estimates reveal that 1 in ...Read More

TAGS: Asia
2018 List of Goods Produced by Child Labor or Forced Labor
Publications 20 September 2018

The List of Goods Produced by Child Labor or Forced Labor, mandated by the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act, includes one new country, Eswatini (formerly known as Swaziland), and ten new goods (amber, bovines, cabbages, carrots, cer...Read More

TAGS: Global
Legal gap analysis of anti-trafficking legislation in Vietnam
Publications 31 May 2018

By: Liberty Asia & Blue Dragon Children's Foundation The Vietnamese government has made significant progress to reinforce the current legal system on combating trafficking, particularly in regulating and criminalising trafficking in the Penal Co...Read More

TAGS: Asia
An Introduction & Commentary to the 2011 UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights & their Implementation in the Maritime Environment
Publications 01 March 2016

The commentary explains how and why the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights should apply throughout the maritime environment to all business enterprises and in all business operations throughout the maritime supply chain, both on land ...Read More