In our day to day lives, we are often confronted with news of human rights violations being committed by major brands and their suppliers, whose products are sourced from exploitative working conditions, forced labour or modern slavery and entraps 16 million victims worldwide. This applies to clothes, food such as chocolate and fruit, and materials used to make solar panels. Even the most environmentally friendly companies can exploit people.
Many of us want to become more conscious and smarter consumers, businesses, suppliers, and stop being complicit with these crimes.
But making more sustainable and informed decisions can seem like an impossible task given the poor visibility we have of what’s happening in other parts of the world, the lack of transparency from large brands, and how difficult it can be to find this information all in one place