Author: Kilian Moote, KnowTheChain Project Director

2016 Trafficking in Persons Report

Every year the U.S. State Department publishes its Trafficking in Persons (TIP) report as a tool to engage foreign governments on human trafficking. The report ranks each country in three tiers based on their efforts to combat trafficking, with Tier 3 (its lowest level) potentially...

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Rana Plaza’s Lasting Impact

The collapse of the Rana Plaza garment factory two years ago today continues to shape our understanding of how our decisions as companies, consumers, and stakeholders are interconnected. In part because of tragedies like Rana Plaza responsibility and transparency are squarely on the corporate agenda. Legislative...

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Corporate Transparency: A Lasting Trend

Any company that thought California’s passage of the Transparency in Supply Chains Act (SB 657) would prove to be inconsequential better think again. Since 2010, lawmakers globally have been learning from California’s pioneering legislation. Quietly and subtly the concept of legislating a response to human...

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