ZURICH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--RepRisk, the leading provider of dynamic business intelligence on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) risks, has released a Special Report on Human trafficking, which focuses on the sectors most associated with the illegal practice.
The International Labour Organization (ILO) estimates that nearly 21 million people worldwide are trapped in jobs they cannot leave, after being lured into them with false promises. The ILO highlights the Asia-Pacific region, Africa, and Latin America as the regions with the highest number of trafficked and enslaved workers.
The aim of the report is to raise awareness of this issue and to encourage corporations to monitor their supply chains and their overseas operations to ensure that they are not exposed to the severe legal, compliance, and reputational risks associated with this kind of practice.
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The report complements our Special Report on Forced labor, which was published in April 2016.
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