Modern day slavery

Using Text Analytics to Help Reduce the Risk of Modern Day Slavery

By Tam Nguyen
Summary: 

Goal 8: Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all.

Target 8.7: Take immediate and effective measures to eradicate forced labor, end modern slavery and human trafficking and secure the prohibition and elimination of the worst forms of child labor, including recruitment and use of child soldiers, and by 2025 end child labor in all its form.

Blog

Goal 8: Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all.

Target 8.7: Take immediate and effective measures to eradicate forced labor, end modern slavery and human trafficking and secure the prohibition and elimination of the worst forms of child labor, including recruitment and use of child soldiers, and by 2025 end child labor in all its form.

Why Your Company Needs to Address Human Trafficking in Your Supply Chain

Article

It’s likely that modern day slavery is in your supply chain; the International Labour Organization (ILO) estimates that close to $150 billion in annual company profits are tied to forced labor, and approximately 21 million people worldwide are victims of modern day slavery.

Ashton Kutcher’s Testimonial Puts Technology at the Forefront of Combatting Human Trafficking

Article

Actor Ashton Kutcher testified to Congress last week on modern day slavery, specifically human trafficking.  His non-profit organization, Thorn, has been developing unique, innovative technologies to combat one of the worst forms of human trafficking – sexual exploitation of children. 

How Companies Must Approach Modern Day Slavery in 2017

Article

Pressure on companies and suppliers to investigate their supply chains for the use of modern day slavery is only expected to increase in 2017.

Tips to Identifying Risk in Your Supply Chain

Article

Modern day slavery affects 21 million people worldwide and accounts for over $150 billion annually in illegal profits. Research suggests that modern day slavery affects almost every supply chain in the world. From mattress suppliers in the UK to textile factories in Uzbekistan, modern day slavery is present in any tier of the supply chain and can be very challenging to identify.

As Demand Grows to Add Another Mineral to the List, Calls Continue to Reform Conflict Minerals Reporting Requirement. Today’s Election May Decide the Next Round for Dodd-Frank

Article

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) continues to receive comment letters from a variety of organizations and individuals about whether to refine conflict minerals reporting requirements under Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Act.

What Must Be Done to Combat Human Trafficking - Survivors Speak Out In a U.S. Advisory Council Report

Article

Just last week, the U.S Advisory Council on Human Trafficking released its first annual report detailing policy recommendations for various aspects of the human trafficking supply chain, the first of its kind written by survivors.

NGOs Shifting Focus to Electric Cars in Cobalt Disclosure Debate

Article

Fresh from a lengthy investigative article by the Washington Post and increased  international attention to cobalt, Amnesty International announced it is calling on electric car manufacturers to be more transparent about this key ingredient in their vehicles and its possible connections to modern-day slavery and child labor.

Human Trafficking the Top Concern for United Kingdom Commercial Enterprises

Article

The issue of modern-day slavery is top-of-mind for companies based in the United Kingdom or doing business there.  This concept was clearly evident to Source Intelligence during a recent symposium it sponsored in London and during private meetings held with representatives of some of the country’s top businesses.

Two forces appear to be causing significant concern for companies:

Achieving Sustainable Development Goals to Eradicate Human Trafficking and Forced Labor: New Global Organization Alliance 8.7 Launched

Article

Alliance 8.7 was launched on September 21 during the UN General Assembly in support of meeting Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 8.7, to “take immediate and effective measures to eradicate forced labour, end modern slavery and human trafficking and secure the prohibition and elimination of the worst forms of child labour, including recruitment and use of

Pages

Subscribe to Modern day slavery