Inequality is rampant across the global economy, and the agro-food sector is no exception. At the top, big supermarkets and other corporate food giants dominate global food markets, allowing them to squeeze value from vast supply chains that span the globe, while at the bottom the bargaining power of small-scale farmers and workers has been steadily eroded in many of the countries from which US supermarkets and others from around the world source. The result is widespread human suffering among the women and men producing our food.

This reports put key findings of the global campaign report Ripe for Change: Ending human suffering in supermarket supply chains in a US context.

US Supermarket Supply Chains: End the Human Suffering Behind our Food - Oxfam America, 2018 DOWNLOAD

post

page

attachment

revision

nav_menu_item

custom_css

customize_changeset

oembed_cache

user_request

wp_block

acf-field-group

acf-field

ai1ec_event

FTSE 100: At the Starting Line – An analysis of company statements under the UK Modern Slavery Act
Publications

Analysis shows only a handful of company statements are meeting the Act’s requirements, majority lack adequate information. The FTSE 100 companies who have reported under the Modern Slavery Act so far were scored by the Business & Human Righ...Read More

Third-party monitoring of measures against child labour and forced labour during the 2017 cotton harvest in Uzbekistan
Publications

There is no systematic use of child labour in the cotton harvest in Uzbekistan and significant measures to end forced labour are being implemented. The annual cotton harvest in Uzbekistan is a unique large-scale effort. In 2017, an estimated 2.6 mil...Read More

Modern Slavery Act 2015 – Impact on Supply Chains and the role of Procurement and Actions Required to Support the Organisation (CIPS)
Publications

The UK Modern Slavery Act came into force in 2015. The insight gives an overview of the Act, focusing on the impact on supply chains and the role of procurement and actions required to support the organizations. The document also makes reference to o...Read More

United States Advisory Council for Human Trafficking Annual Report, 2016
Publications

This report provides actionable recommendations to the U.S. government for its work both nationally and internationally, as it cooperates with state and local governments, NGOs, faithbased organizations, community members, businesses, and philanthr...Read More