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Modern slavery reporting: Is there evidence of progress?
Publications
02 October 2018

This analysis of modern slavery statements focuses on changes in reporting and practice in addressing forced labour and human trafficking. Some key findings Under the UK Modern Slavery Act 2015, companies with a financial turnover of over £36m must make...

Beyond Compliance: The Modern Slavery Act Research Project
Publications
24 September 2018

Documenting the impact of new legislative acts is an indispensable tool for improving the effectiveness of this legislation and advancing business practice.

TAGS:Europe
Agriculture and Modern Slavery Act Reporting: Poor Performance Despite High Risks
Publications
15 August 2018

Authors: Andrew Phillips, Dr Alexander Trautrims Editor: Emily Kenway Agriculture is a high-risk sector for potential modern slavery and human trafficking. The International Labour Organisation places agriculture, alongside forestry and fishing, as the sector with the 4th highest proportion of...

Modern Slavery Report 2017-18
Publications
10 August 2018

The Modern Slavery Report highlights Crown Prosecution Service (CPS)‘s efforts during 2017-18 to disrupt, prosecute and improve their response to offending. Findings show a 27 per cent rise in the number of suspects charged with modern slavery and human trafficking...

TAGS:Europe
Supermarket Responsibilities for Supply Chain Workers’ Rights – Continuing Challenges in Seafood Supply Chains and the Case for Stronger Supermarket Action
Publications
20 June 2018

International food supply chains provide employment for tens of millions of women and men around the world, demonstrating the potential for private sector actors to fight poverty and inequality. Yet far too many work in appalling conditions. The ongoing challenges...

Dutch Supermarket Supply Chains: Ending the human suffering behind our food
Publications
20 June 2018

Inequality is rampant across the global economy, and the agro-food sector is no exception. At the top, big supermarkets and other corporate food giants dominate global food markets, allowing them to squeeze value from vast supply chains that span the...

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