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Investor Snapshot: Forced Labour in the Foresting Industry
Publications
12 November 2019

It is estimated that 13 million workers are employed in the formal forestry sector while another 41 million workers are employed in the informal forestry sector. Much of this work takes place in remote areas where there is a lack...

Modern Slavery in Pacific Supply Chains of Canned Tuna
Publications
01 June 2019

Between November 2018 and January 2019, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited 35 canned tuna companies and supermarkets – representing 80 of the world’s largest retail canned tuna brands – to answer a survey on their approach to human rights challenges,...

Sex Trafficking at the Border: An Exploration of Anti-Trafficking Efforts in the Pacific Northwest
Publications
17 May 2019

The prevalence of human trafficking for the purposes of sexual exploitation and forced labour in the Pacific Northwest has been well documented in recent years. This paper focuses specifically on trafficking for sex work across the British Columbia and Washington...

United State Advisory Council on Human Trafficking Annual Report, 2019
Publications
08 May 2019

This report provides actionable recommendations to U.S. government agencies on efforts nationally and internationally, and as agencies cooperate with state, local, and tribal governments, NGOs, faith-based organizations, community members, businesses, philanthropists, and the survivor community. It is organized by the...

A Call to Action: Ending the Use of All Forms of Child Labour in Supply Chains
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31 October 2018

This report offers seven recommendations, such as developing incentives for businesses to thoroughly and continually monitor their supply chains for the use of child labour and forced labour, and to share best practices. It also recommends the Government of Canada...

Irregular Migrants, Refugees or Trafficked Persons?
Publications
29 October 2018

International migration has become a ‘mega trend’ of our times, with more than 260 million migrants living outside their country of origin in 2017. Some move in search of better livelihood opportunities, others flee conflict, environmental degradation or natural disasters,...

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