Building a road to freedom: Travis Perkins on Modern Slavery

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) revealed that there are 40 million people in modern slavery with 25 million of those in forced labour. Among those 18 percent are in construction and 15 percent are in agriculture, forestry and fishing according to the recent ILO report. We spoke with Travis Perkins’ – the British builders’ merchant and home improvement retailer – Commercial Services Director Stuart Croucher about building a company policy to prevent modern slavery and the evolution of the UK Modern Slavery Act…

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