In-depth research carried out by Verité has found that Latin American countries export staggering amounts of illegally mined gold, which is tied to human trafficking, as well as legal and reputational risk for major companies with gold in their supply chains. This primer provides analysis of the risk of labor trafficking linked to illegal gold mining in Latin America, drawing upon in-depth field research carried out by Verité in Peru in 2012 to 2013 and in Columbia in 2015, and desk research carried out across the Latin American region.

The Nexus of Illegal Gold Mining and Human Trafficking in Global Supply Chains - Verité, 2016 DOWNLOAD

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