2018 Apparel and Footwear Benchmark

Today, we released our final benchmark of 2018, covering the apparel and footwear sector, which remains at high risk of forced labor despite decades of stakeholder and public scrutiny. The benchmark finds that 28 of 43 companies score below 50/100 in addressing the risk of...

Read More

2018 Food and Beverage Benchmark

From tea pickers on isolated tea estates to laborers on remote cocoa farms and rice mills, workers in the agricultural sector are particularly vulnerable to exploitation. Driven by a growing demand for fuel, food, and raw materials the sector increasingly pushes agricultural work into more...

Read More

2018 Information and Communications Technology Benchmark

Released today, our 2018 information and communications technology (ICT) Benchmark found that while technology companies are working to bring the world closer together, they are failing to connect with workers in their own supply chains. Our ICT benchmark ranked the top 40 global ICT companies—with...

Read More

Preview of KnowThechain’s Upcoming ICT Benchmark

Next week, KnowTheChain will publish its 2018 Information and Communications Technology (ICT) benchmark report, which evaluates 40 global ICT companies on their efforts to address forced labor in their supply chains. The companies covered in the benchmark represent the largest electronic hardware companies in the...

Read More

Join Our Team!

We’re excited to announce that we’re hiring for the position of Project Manager. The position will manage the benchmark publication process as well as support efforts by the KTC team to expand the project’s scope and reach. Learn more about the position and how to...

Read More

KTC Announces Companies to be Benchmarked in 2018

Today we announced the names of the 125 companies we will be benchmarking across three sectors in 2018. Our benchmark are the cornerstone of our efforts to equip companies with the information they need to understand their relative performance on addressing forced labor in their...

Read More