Monday, July 10, 2017

Modern day slavery - Supply Chains: "Slavery is all around us.It's been linked to the supply chains of everyday products, from shoes and bags to matches and soccer balls. It lurks in many of the commodities that fuel the global economy: cocoa, coffee, precious metals... Multinational supply chains are sometimes so convoluted and opaque that it's hard to pinpoint the agent or sub-contractor using slave labour. From frozen shrimp to mobile phones, how can we be sure the products we buy weren't produced through human misery? What can businesses -- and consumers -- do to guarantee the things in our lives are genuinely slave free? More on:"