Registration is now open for Genevieve LeBaron’s inaugural lecture ‘Capitalism and Modern Slavery’
New research finds that fashion companies are hampering progress to end worker exploitation through irresponsible sourcing practices
Review of International Political Economy announces its first all-women Editorial Board, including SPERI Co-Director Genevieve LeBaron.
Anti-slavery legislation is increasingly being used to combat forced labour in supply chains of global companies. How might such legislation be improved?
Senior figures from the UK tea industry recently met with SPERI Director Professor Genevieve LeBaron at the House of Lords to discuss the findings of her Global Business of Forced Labour project.
We are delighted to share our new research agenda, introduce new colleagues and new events, and unveil a new look for SPERI.
Professor Genevieve LeBaron, SPERI co-director, presented findings from her ESRC project ‘The Global Business of Forced Labour‘ at a major […]
In the tea industry, on almost every indicator we used to measure labour standards, certified plantations fared about the same, […]
What do tea and cocoa have in common? Both products are widely consumed by households around the world; the early […]
SPERI has launched a new postgraduate research programme that will focus on the political economy of the Weinstein scandal. PREPPE […]