Human Trafficking


Slavery and Supply Chains: What Businesses Can Do To Fight Human Trafficking

Speaker: Mark P. Lagon
Presider: Diana Taylor

The unprecedented movement of labor and complex chains of production of exportable goods promise many advances for economic prosperity. Ambassador Mark Lagon will argue that the rule of law and good corporate citizenship are needed to address those cases when migrant workers are subjected to forced labor as a result of coercion, fraud, debt, and seized identity documents.  Globalization need not result in human trafficking as a modern day form of slavery, but only if public and private sector actors work vigilantly together.

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