"Letters to the Editor: Firms must act to stamp out slavery"
A letter by Dame Sara Thornton, the Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner, features in The Sunday Times commenting on the story that some of Britain’s best-known supermarkets and retailers have been selling goods from supply chains involving modern slaves.
"Letters to the Editor: Firms must act to stamp out slavery" (The Sunday Times, 04/07/19)
Your article “Slave labour supplied top supermarkets” (News, last week) reveals the inextricable links between modern slavery and the goods we buy from our leading supermarkets.
Legislation requires big businesses to produce modern slavery statements outlining the steps they are taking to tackle trafficking. This case illustrates the importance of companies ensuring that these are not just a box-ticking exercise.
You can read the full letter here.