Modern Slavery


On completion of this tutorial, you will be able to:

  • Recognize the scale of modern slavery

  • Define the drivers of modern slavery

  • List the forms that modern slavery can take

  • Recognize the signs of modern slavery

  • Compare international efforts to tackle the problem

  • Determine how a business can conduct human rights due diligence to ensure there is no slave labor in its supply chain

Tutorial Overview

Modern slavery is one of the largest criminal activities in the world. It is estimated that global slavery generates as much as USD 150 billion in profits every year.

Around 50 million people worldwide are enslaved, more than at any other time in history.

This tutorial provides a high-level overview of modern slavery, discusses how to spot the signs of slavery, and presents a process to help ensure your business’s supply chain is free of slave labor.

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Tutorial Duration

55 minutes