Jane Power, Verité’s CFO for the past fifteen years, retired in July. Jane guided Verité from our modest beginnings as a start-up NGO, through the many challenges that accompany sustained growth and client diversification.
Forced labor risk is not usually associated with Japan. With preparations for the 2020 Olympics underway in Tokyo, the spotlight is turning to the so-called ‘internship’ program through which Japan has brought tens of thousands of guest workers annually over the past five years to fill the labor shortage resulting from its aging population.
Verité’s report, The Nexus of Illegal Gold Mining and Human Trafficking in Global Supply Chains, starkly highlights how illegal gold mining throughout Latin America is tied to human trafficking, which will be of interest to the wide variety of companies and retailers that sell products containing gold.
Verité is delighted announce the addition of, and to welcome, the following eight new staff members.