The recently published Global Slavery Index 2023 estimated 50 million people were in modern slavery on any given day in 2021. Simply put, this means that almost one in every 150 people in the world are living in forced labour or forced marriage.
That is almost 10 million more men, women, and children living in modern slavery since the 2018 Global Slavery Index. Current global issues, including climate change, COVID-19 and conflict are increasing those vulnerable to modern slavery. Now, more than ever, it is important for organisations to identify their risks and take action.
In this FREE webinar, Action Sustainability Senior Consultant Anna Cantwell, will showcase the factors contributing to modern slavery risks, the importance of identifying said risks that exist in our organisations and supply chains, and how to prioritise them to take meaningful action to combat modern slavery.
By attending this webinar you will:
• Gain knowledge from an industry expert about what modern slavery risk factors are.
• Recognise why it’s important to identify modern slavery risks.
• Be able to prioritise modern slavery risks and develop relevant intervention strategies.
Target audience: Human resources, recruiters, supply chain partners, procurement professionals, contract managers, supply chain managers, risk managers.
Session difficulty: This session is open to all levels of expertise and professionals from all sectors who are interested in modern slavery risk.
Anna Cantwell has been working within the sustainability industry for over 8 years, with an extensive background in sustainable procurement, modern slavery, and social impact. She has experience across a range of sectors including construction, manufacturing, finance, and government.
In 2018, Anna was awarded the title of UK Modern Slavery top 100 influencer for her work within the field of modern slavery and human rights.
This session is free to attend.