Rich Nations Ramp up Anti-Slavery Funding yet Businesses Urged to Do More

April 11, 2018
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Siddarthy Kara discusses the intersection of anti-slavery funding and corporate responsibility.

"The world's top economies have ramped up spending on the fight to eradicate modern-day slavery, according to new United Nations figures, but campaigners said businesses needed to play a greater role by ensuring their supply chains are slave-free.

Upcoming U.N. data given exclusively to the Thomson Reuters Foundation showed overseas aid spending on anti-slavery initiatives by the 35-member OECD (the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development) surpassed $400 million in 2013.

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