For years, Carolyn Kitto has trekked through the Himalayan foothills in northern India to assess the working conditions of pickers who gather tea leaves for global brands. At times, that’s meant wading knee-deep in raw
It must be a first: a US Treasury Secretary announcing that “there’s a good argument that, right now, the best place to hide and launder ill-gotten gains is actually the United States”. Janet Yellen’s remark
A former Netflix executive was sentenced Tuesday to 2 1/2 years in federal prison for taking bribes and kickbacks from tech companies to approve lucrative contracts with the streaming giant. Michael Kail, 52, of Los
Despite the enactment of modern slavery legislation around the world, staggering numbers of people still work in unlawful and slavery-like conditions. To address this, organisations everywhere are in a position of responsibility to conduct thorough
As global compliance regulations continue to evolve, including expectations for businesses to develop human rights compliance programmes, businesses of all sizes need to understand what constitutes human rights due diligence. However, for many organisations, the
Approximately 10.5 percent of North Korea’s population including migrant workers and human trafficking victims are categorised as modern slaves according to data by the Walk Free Foundation. While this only amounts to roughly seven percent of
The German Due Diligence Act, also known as the Lieferkettensorgfaltspflichtengesetz, was adopted by the Bundestag in June 2021 and comes into force from 1 January 2023. The new legislation requires major businesses in Germany to
U.S. tensions with the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) grow as ongoing criticism over Beijing’s treatment of the Uyghur population in Xinjiang province continues to escalate. Recently, the U.S. Senate passed critical legislation aimed at banning
Live Demo: Modern Slavery Questionnaire – APAC Join our webinar to learn more about the Modern Slavery Questionnaire. 16th September 2021 | 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM HKT WATCH RECORDING Summary Modern slavery is a
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