The article discusses the impacts of the pandemia in the labor market and calls attention to the social organizations in periphery, highlighting initiatives that fight modern slavery and the need to develop public policies to reestabilish an economy that benefit the most affected ones.
Combating slave labour in productive chains: capability developments in Brazilian-UK timber and beef supply chains.
This paper presents an analysis of four supply chain initiatives that exemplify the development of capabilities in the detection and remediation of the risk of slave labour in the upstream supply chains of Brazilian companies supplying Brazilian timber and beef to the UK. Our findings suggest that while there is evidence of capability developments at […]
Investigating global supply chains for slave labour: Using external data for enhanced supply chain mapping
This paper presents empirical data of instances of slavery in Brazilian-UK beef and timber supply chains. Coupled with data related to the changes to supply chain practices reported by UK importers under the UK Modern Slavery Act, this analysis is used to evaluate the likely effectiveness of these initiatives in the eradication of slavery. Findings […]
For the English to see’ or effective change? How supply chains are shaped by laws and regulations and what that means for the exposure of modern slavery
The article addresses global supply chains and cross and connect judicial systems, providing regulatory and legal frameworks in which supply chains operate. It investigates the impact of modern slavery laws and other parts of the legal framework surrounding Brazilian-UK beef and timber supply chains and how they interact with supply chain and market characteristics. The […]
In the worst point of the Covid-19 pandemia, the article reflects on results and impact of the growing sanitary crisis into the lives of those people vulnerable to slavery in the world.
The article discusses some of the textile supply chain in Rio de Janeiro and its impact into the working conditions while bringing some historical background. It presents a study case of a successful social project that happened between 2019 and 2020 called, “Sewing my Rights” that was held in Morro da Providencia.