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...

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KnowTheChain and Thomson Reuters Foundation Join Forces

Today at the Thomson Reuters Trust Conference we announced that we’ll be joining forces with the Thomson Reuters Foundation to increase the number of companies we will be benchmarking over the next three years. Through this partnership these benchmarking efforts will become the KnowTheChain -...

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Apparel & Footwear Resource and Action Guide

Following the publication of our 2016 apparel & footwear benchmark, today we are pleased to release its accompanying Resource and Action Guide. The guide looks at all seven themes by which companies were benchmarked and highlights practices and resources that companies can use to improve...

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Modern Slavery Registry

The Business & Human Rights Resource Centre announced today the launch of a new Modern Slavery Registry website. The site captures statements made by companies under the UK Modern Slavery Act on what they are doing to eradicate modern slavery from their operations and supply...

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Forced Labor Action Compared: Findings From Three Sectors

Last year, KnowTheChain identified three sectors with the highest risk of forced labor in their supply chains and benchmarked 60 companies within those sectors. It was the first analysis of its kind, focusing specifically on forced labor risks and the corporate policies and practices developed...

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New Food & Beverage Company Action Guide

Last year, we released our Food & Beverage Benchmark (F&B) report on the efforts of companies in the sector to mitigate forced labor in their supply chains. While the benchmark found that there is growing awareness among F&B companies surrounding the issue of forced labor, it...

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A New Look at Labor Issues in Supply Chains

This week, Corban Addison, the best selling author of A Walk Across the Sun and The Tears of Dark Water, releases his fourth book looking at human trafficking. Unlike his previous books, A Harvest of Thorns takes an in-depth look at the complex problem of...

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