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Managing modern slavery risk across supply chains

Investors must continue to manage modern slavery and supply chain risks as human rights transparency and due diligence regulatory frameworks are evolving rapidly.

Earlier this month, the European Parliament progressed its intention to ban imports of products with sufficient evidence of forced labour by voting in favour of import controls. International trade committee chair Bernd Lange said: “There can be no room for exploitation-based products or transport. With the vote today, parliament laid down the principles along which a ban on such inhumane practices should be constructed: now it is time for the commission to deliver.”

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