"No supply chain is safe from slavery, says tsar"


Comments by Dame Sara are featured in an article in The Times today which covers the Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner review Operation Fort - What businesses should learn from the UK’s largest anti-slavery prosecution (June 2020).


"No supply chain is safe from slavery, says tsar" (The Times, 13/07/20)


“Some of Britain’s biggest supermarkets and companies must do more to stop exploitation, Dame Sara Thornton, the independent anti-slavery commissioner, has said.

She warned that “no supply chain is safe from modern slavery” and that UK organisations cannot afford to be complacent. A report from her office said: “While some leading businesses are investing in their supply chains . . . others are barely paying lip service to minimum legal obligations.”


You can read the full article here.