Will a new UK law eradicate supply chain slavery?

February 25, 2015 12:22 AM

28 0

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Whether it is high street fashion, bedding from a department store or eggs from a supermarket, few British shoppers would stop to ask whether slave labor was involved in making their goods.

Yet forced labor often lurks along the supply chain as a product and its individual parts are manufactured, packaged and distributed in a process linking multiple suppliers in many different countries, business ethics experts say.

Also read: ZTE shares rise in Hong Kong after clarification of U.S. bill impact

Read more

To category page