Nestle's Independent Study Shows Slavery

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Nestle S.A commissioned a study by nonprofit Verite. Results showed trafficking–child labor and forced labor–in the company’s supply chain…

Globally, the fishing business is a $130 billion industry. Thailand has a shortage of 50,000 workers so most of those positions are filled by poor unregistered migrants from Cambodian and Burma who are vulnerable to illegal traffickers.  Verite said that Nestles should be commended for initiating their study and for quickly taking responsibility and committing to doing away with forced labor in its chain…and urged other companies to do the same.

 

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