Booz Allen Hamilton hosted the second in its Hackathon for Social Good Series on Saturday, February 6 at the firm’s McLean, VA campus. Nearly 50 Booz Allen data scientists volunteered their time and expertise to explore a variety of data sources and develop automated approaches for mapping networks of illicit massage businesses (IMBs) currently operating in the US. An illicit massage business is one that uses the cover of a legitimate bodywork or massage business to provide commercial sex.
Since it’s inception in 2010, the California Transparency in Supply Chains Act (SB 657) has gained the attention of the international community. It has since had an influence on regulations around the world that focus on eradicating human trafficking and forced labor within supply chains.
In any industry, knowing and understanding your supply chain is vital. The steps a company takes in order to fully control their supply chain is long and arduous. Companies do this to ensure that they source their materials ethically and whomever they work with, is supplying those materials responsibly. Around the world, human trafficking and modern day slavery is a real problem, and with the global economy expanding into new markets, the need for labor is rising. The risk for dealing with an entity, that allows this type of problem, is growing.
With increases of production happening within supply chains, especially among companies that conduct business globally, transparency and visibility is becoming top of mind. Of course ethical sourcing is a main concern for many companies that are conducting business abroad and so is ethical business practices, but another issue is arising, and that is modern day slavery.
CLEVELAND, Ohio - - The Salvation Army of Greater Cleveland soon will provide shelter exclusively for adult female human trafficking victims, making it among the first in the region to do so, it was announced Monday.
The COMMIT!Forum Issue Tables provide a relaxed setting for attendees to share their knowledge and insights on the most relevant corporate responsibility issues.
As an attendee, you can attend this unique, intimate setting to discuss, debate, and share knowledge on the below issues. Each table will be chaired by an issue expert who will help guide and facilitate the conversation.
As part of its commitment to expanding access to sports in India, STAR Sports recently organized an extensive on-air campaign to raise funds for the young women of the YUWA youth football team. The campaign gathered nearly $50,000 in donations, enough for Team YUWA to travel to Minnesota for this summer's Schwan USA Cup, one of world's largest international soccer tournaments.
The Hilton Worldwide Anti-Trafficking Fund Supports Grassroots Organizations in Five Countries
MCLEAN, Va., April 9, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Today Hilton Worldwide and The Global Fund for Children (GFC) announced the Hilton Worldwide Anti-Trafficking Fund. This fund will support highly innovative grassroots organizations working every day to help children who have been or are at risk of being trafficked.
Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship: Webinar
The international supply chain is a complex system that requires businesses’ increased attention and transparency due to the prevalence of human rights issues, from child labor and forced labor to human trafficking. This was the topic of our most recent webinar presented in conjunction with the Department of Labor.