RepRisk releases Special Report on Forced Labor

Report highlights case studies of forced labor in the Food and Beverage, Personal and Household Goods, and Construction sectors

Zurich, Switzerland – April 20, 2016 – RepRisk, the leading provider of dynamic business intelligence on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) risks, has released a special report on forced labor, which includes three case studies on the sectors most associated with the illegal practice, and shows that “slave labor” is still widespread in both emerging markets and developed nations.

The publication of this report coincides with the first anniversary of the 2015 Modern Slavery Act, which requires companies headquartered in the UK to report annually on how they are monitoring slavery and human trafficking in their business and supply chains.

The aim of the report is to raise awareness of this issue and to encourage corporations to monitor their supply chains and their overseas operations to ensure that they are not exposed to the social and governance risks associated with this kind of practice.

To read the full report click here.

Contact

RepRisk AG

Gina Walser, Sales and Marketing
Stampfenbachstrasse 42, 8006 Zurich, Switzerland
Phone: 41 43 300 54 48
Email: media@reprisk.com
www.reprisk.com

About RepRisk:

RepRisk is a leading business intelligence provider, specializing in environmental, social, and governance (ESG) risk analytics and metrics.

Harnessing a proprietary, systematic framework that leverages cutting-edge technology and hands-on human intelligence in 15 languages, RepRisk curates and delivers dynamic risk information for an unlimited universe of companies.     

Since 2006, RepRisk has built and continues to grow the world’s most comprehensive ESG risk database, which serves as a due diligence, research, and monitoring tool in risk management, compliance, investment management, corporate benchmarking, and supplier risk. The database currently includes risk profiles for over 60,000 public and private companies, 15,000 projects, as well as for every sector and country in the world.

Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, RepRisk serves clients worldwide including global banks, insurance providers, investment managers, and corporates, helping them to manage ESG and reputational risks in day-to-day business.

RepRisk provides the transparency needed to enable better, more informed decisions.

For more information, please visit www.reprisk.com or follow us on Twitter.

About Us

RepRisk is a leading research and business intelligence provider, specializing in ESG and business conduct risks. As a premium due diligence solution, RepRisk helps clients prevent and mitigate business conduct risks related to their operations, business relationships, and investments. Since 2006, RepRisk leverages artificial intelligence and human analysis to translate big data into actionable analytics and metrics. With daily updates, universal coverage, and curated adverse data on companies, projects, sectors, and countries, RepRisk offers a suite of a powerful risk management and compliance services. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, RepRisk serves clients worldwide, enabling them to reduce blind spots and shed light on risks that can have reputational, compliance, and financial impacts on a company.

Subscribe

Documents & Links