How many slaves work for you?

A provocative question — the obvious answer is none. But there are still places in the world where people aren’t free. This web site has a survey that gives you an idea of what products you buy might be made in inhumane conditions. The people behind the web site work “to engage individuals, groups, and businesses to build awareness for and create action against modern-day slavery.” In addition to the survey, they also have a blog.

Slavery Footprint

We should do whatever we can to make sure that the things we buy aren’t made by people working in conditions of slavery. What can companies do if they want to make sure that there’s no forced labour anywhere in their supply chain? They can connect with this web site:

Made in a Free World

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