Avetta News

← Back to Article Select

13 December 19

SCMR: Slavery in the Supply Chain is Still a Reality

While many supply chain stakeholders believe all forms of global slavery were abolished more than a hundred and fifty years ago, new research reveals that the world has more slaves today than any other time.

Avetta - a leading global supplier of supply chain risk management solutions - has just released a white paper containing these startling facts:

  • The United Nations states more than 40 million people (Adults and children) are enslaved right now
  • The International Labour Organization and World Economic Forum reports report 64 million girls and 88 million boys are engaged in child labor—-more than half in severely hazardous conditions
  • Slavery can be found in all sectors and has many forms

Read More at Supply Chain Management Review

Load More