Consumer goods companies focus on forced labour

The Consumer Goods Forum has identified priorities for its work to eliminate debt bondage, trafficking and other forms of modern slavery from supply chains. 

The business group, which includes around 400 retailers, manufacturers and service providers worldwide, wants companies to work collaboratively on the issue. In January, its board of directors approved a plan to eradicate forced labour from members’ supply chains.

Following industry research and consultations, it has identified three of the most problematic, but common, employment practices across the world ...

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