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Thailand enlists industry groups in slavery blacklist effort

Thailand stepped up efforts to tackle modern slavery on Monday, with a dozen industry associations signing pacts to rid their supply chains of child and forced labour as part of a government drive to get several key exports taken off a U.S. blacklist.The businesses pledged ...

Major brands found failing to help Thai seafood sector tackle slavery

Efforts to protect Thai seafood workers from labor exploitation and modern slavery risk stalling as most international brands and retailers refuse to pay their suppliers more to comply with new anti-slavery policies, researchers said on Wednesday.Thai seafood suppliers are struggling with rising production costs as ...

Nanchanok Wongsamuth

Business Needs to Translate Human Rights Rhetoric into Action

Over the last five years leading multinational companies have become far more willing to talk publicly about the risks and challenges of forced labor and modern slavery in their supply chains. This is a welcome development.Keep reading ...

Thai Union committed to help Thailand deal with sustainable fishing challenges

Thailand’s progress in promoting human rights in the fishing industry will be addressed in a panel session on modern slavery and human trafficking at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) today (Sep 24) in New York.Keep reading ...

Jintana Panyaarvudh

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