Financial sector

The financial sector plays a crucial role in combating human trafficking. Not only through their ability of detecting illicit money flows but also by ensuring greater awareness of the services they commission and the businesses they finance.

Unlocking Potential: A Blueprint for Mobilizing Finance Against Slavery and Trafficking
GuidancePublications
08 October 2019

Unlocking Potential: A Blueprint for Mobilizing Finance Against Slavery and Trafficking is the final report of the Liechtenstein Initiative for a Financial Sector Commission on Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking, which has now formed Finance Against Slavery and Trafficking (FAST)....

The BankTrack Human Rights Benchmark 2019
Publications
25 June 2019

BankTrack’s Human Rights Benchmark evaluates 50 of the largest private sector commercial banks globally against a set of 14 criteria based on the requirements of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights(‘the Guiding Principles’). The criteria examine four...

Increased Transparency of Forced Labour and Money Laundering in Seafood Supply Chains
Publications
04 February 2019

This briefing paper by Liberty Shared sets out recent improvements to the transparency of supply chains and analysis techniques and resources being increasingly applied by civil society to identify where exploitative activities exist in a supply chain and the nature...

Leaning In: Advancing the Role of Finance Against Modern Slavery
Publications
20 December 2018

This report on modern slavery and financial institutions by the Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies and the Freedom Fund considers the role that the financial sector can play in reducing human trafficking and modern slavery through...

Vietnam Private Sector Assessment – A Preliminary Scoping Study
Publications
02 June 2018

The primary objective of the study is to provide a broadbased overview of the private sector in Vietnam as a stakeholder in combating modern slavery in the country. The following secondary objectives specify the details of the data that need...

FTSE/JSE Responsible Investment Index Series
Publications
25 October 2017

This document sets out the Ground Rules for the construction and management of the FTSE/JSE Responsible Investment Index Series. The FTSE JSE Responsible Investment Index Series comprises the following: • The FTSE/JSE Responsible Investment Index, a market capitalisation weighted index...

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