The report identifies numerous potential liabilities for palm oil buyers and investors to consider when making investments in this sector to avoid facilitation and profit generation from labour abuses and failure to take action to address these issues. As transparency and accountability in the supply chain are on the rise, there is a need for vigilance in the industry and effective governance, monitoring and supervision systems at all levels of the palm oil supply chain to ensure that the rights of the workers are respected.

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G7 Ministerial Declaration: Action for Fair Production
Publications 13 October 2015

The declaration includes steps towards implementation of measures aimed at achieving responsible supply chains, such as: • Strengthening responsible supply chain management, particularly in SMEs; • Support for transparency initiatives for consu...Read More

The Global Slavery Index 2018
Publications 10 July 2018

Executive Summary Depriving someone of their freedom is a terrible violation. Modern slavery is a destructive, personal crime and an abuse of human rights. It is a widespread and profitable criminal industry but despite this it is largely invisible,...Read More

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Using SAS® Text Analytics to Assess International Human Trafficking Patterns
Good PracticesPublications 11 April 2018

By Tom Sabo, Adam Pilz, SAS Institute Inc. Abstract  The US Department of State (DOS) and other humanitarian agencies have a vested interest in assessing and preventing human trafficking in its many forms. A subdivision within the DOS releases pub...Read More

The Role of Recruitment Fees and Abusive and Fraudulent Recruitment Practices of Recruitment Agencies in Trafficking in Persons
Publications 01 December 2015

The purpose of the paper is to examine the relationship between recruitment fees and other abusive and fraudulent practices of recruitment agencies and trafficking in persons, with a particular focus on criminal justice measures to address this relat...Read More