A report compiled by the ILO, OECD, IOM and UNICEF indicates that a significant share of child labor and human trafficking in global supply chains occurs at their lower tiers, making due diligence, visibility, and traceability challenging.
The article written by Dan Viederman, Managing Director at Humanity United and former CEO of Verité, speaks to the risk of slavery in corporate supply chains and the resources available to help minimize risk.
Vice reports “a network of cooperative alternatives are replacing rampant exploitation with decent work.”
The Government Pension Fund of Norway sold its shares in G4S because of the risk of human rights violations against the UK-based security company’s workforce in Qatar and the United Arab Emirates.
A New Yorker article by Jon Lee Anderson on the fight between indigenous people and illegal miners mentions Verité’s work in gold.
Blog on Skoll.org by Shipra Deo explores how land rights are an essential element for overturning misperceptions about the role of women in society and on the farm.
Of the 200 companies ranked from the agricultural products, apparel, extractives, and ICT manufacturing sectors, more than half scored less than 20%.

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