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Aldi commits to strengthen modern slavery strategy
Aldi UK and Ireland has joined Slave-Free Alliance – a business membership initiative to help protect supply chains against modern slavery.
Stories of freedom shared by businesses
The freedom stories of modern-day slaves are being shared around the world as businesses stand alongside those who have been exploited at the hands of others.
Hope for Justice joins Barclays to discuss challenges faced by modern slavery survivors in accessing banking
Experts from Hope for Justice addressed a large audience of banking professionals at an event yesterday (January 22nd) as part of the Finance Against Slavery & Trafficking (FAST) Survivor Inclusion Initiative, of which Hope for Justice and Barclays are members.
Factory investigation: More than 20 workers safeguarded
Nine factory workers thought to have been subjected to modern slavery are being supported by Hope for Justice and law enforcement agencies, and more than 20 people moved to safer accommodation, following an intervention by our teams in recent days.
MAG becomes first UK airport operator to join Slave-Free Alliance
MAG, the owner of Manchester, London Stansted and East Midlands airports, has today announced that it is the first airport operator in the UK to become a member of the Slave-Free Alliance.
Hope for Justice’s key role in smashing of major modern slavery ring
Eight members of a modern slavery trafficking gang have been convicted of slavery, trafficking and money-laundering offences during two trials, during which more than 50 victims first identified by Hope for Justice – many supported by us ever since – bravely gave evidence.
University of Manchester becomes first higher education institution to join Slave-Free Alliance
As part of its commitment to meeting the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, The University of Manchester has become the first higher education institution to become a member of Slave-Free Alliance.
Factory shut and victims identified in operation supported by Hope for Justice
Three specialists from Hope for Justice supported a police operation that led to a factory being shut down and 15 victims being identified.
Slave-Free Alliance marks one year since launch
Slave-Free Alliance, the social enterprise launched by anti-slavery charity Hope for Justice one year ago today, now has members whose combined revenue is in the hundreds of billions, employing nearly half a million people around the world.
Businesses learn how to protect their supply chains at Slave-Free Alliance seminar
Businesses are taking steps to ensure they have a robust response to the issue of modern slavery.
More than 80 councils sign anti-slavery charter
Hope for Justice has welcomed the rapid rise in UK local authorities signing up to the Charter Against Modern Slavery, committing them to improved procurement practices, protection for whistleblowers and an insistence that contractors comply fully with the Modern Slavery Act 2015.
UK Environment Agency commits to fight modern slavery
A major government agency in the UK has announced its commitment to redoubling its efforts against modern slavery, in partnership with Hope for Justice.