Forced Labor in the Malaysian Electronics Industry
The Atlantic reports in a recent article that references Verité, “Poor people around the world are streaming into Malaysia in search of factory work. Once they arrive, they often find only hardship.”
A #MeToo Movement for the Global Fashion Industry
The Nation reports on the gender-based abuse of women workers in the global fashion industry.
Using Tech to Combat Human Trafficking
Leading technology companies, civil societies and the U.N. have come together to launch “Tech Against Trafficking.”
Publication of North Korea Sanctions and Enforcement Actions Advisory
The U.S. Department of State, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Treasury and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, issued an Advisory on Sanctions Risks for Businesses with Supply Chain Links to North Korea.
British Retailers Call for Progress on Corporate Anti-slavery Commitments
Citing weak compliance with the 2015 Modern Slavery Act, over 35 British retailers have called on the UK Government to set up a central registry for companies’ modern slavery statements.