Rights Lab study ensures Canadian government contracts do not include 'slave-made' goods

Posted on Tuesday 24th August 2021
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The Government of Canada says they’re committed to addressing forced labour and human trafficking in federal procurement supply chains via the National Strategy to Combat Human Trafficking.

Alexander Trautrims, Rights Lab Associate Director (Business and Economies Programme) and Associate Professor in Supply Chain and Operations Management, recently conducted a risk assessment to identify which goods purchased by Canadian public works are at risk of having been produced using human trafficking, forced labour or child labour. The risk assessment study is part of a broader plan to ensure that federal suppliers comply with international labour and human rights. 

Read the full article in the Toronto Sun.

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