Forced Labor of Public-Sector Employees in Uzbekistan
07 February 2019

This report is based on 62 in-depth interviews and approximately 200 brief interviews with education and medical professionals, other public-sector employees, farmers and schoolchildren conducted by UGF monitors between May 15 and July 15, 2018, and supplemented with media reports....

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01 January 2019

This 2019 Annual Progress Report outlines Apple’s efforts in 2018.

Leaning In: Advancing the Role of Finance Against Modern Slavery
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...

Modern slavery reporting: Is there evidence of progress?
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...

Agriculture and Modern Slavery Act Reporting: Poor Performance Despite High Risks
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...

Is your Supply Chain Slave Proof? Modern Slavery and Illegal Trafficking – Global Mandatory Reporting and Due Diligence Requirements in the Supply Chain
18 April 2018

by Joanne O’Donnell In today’s global economy, multinationals face an increasingly complex and evolving legal environment, requiring their compliance functions to constantly adapt. As tackling modern slavery and illegal trafficking is fast becoming a high priority across the world, the...

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