The financial sector does not traditionally get much coverage in regard to supply chain sustainability. Attention, understandably, has tended to be directed toward industries with more visible and severe supply chain impacts, such as the apparel sector. However, the financial sector is at high-risk for human trafficking, labour exploitation, forced labour and modern slavery as well. This report seeks to shed some light on how the financial sector is involved in the issue.

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German 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...Read More

Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh
Publications 15 May 2013

The Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh (the Accord) was signed on 15 May 2013. It is an independent, legally binding agreement between global brands and retailers and trade unions designed to build a safe and healthy Bangladeshi Ready M...Read More

Pathways for children to exit commercial sexual exploitation in Kathmandu
Publications 21 September 2018

Commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC) affects an estimated 1.8 million children globally. In Nepal, the adult entertainment sector (AES) is recognised as a high-risk environment for children where sexual exploitation is known to occur. Th...Read More

UK Modern Slavery Helpline: Annual Assessment 2017
Publications 16 April 2018

The UK-wide Modern Slavery Helpline and Resource Centre was established in October 2016 to provide victims, the public, statutory agencies and businesses with access to information and support on a 24/7 basis. Operated by Unseen, in its first full...Read More