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.
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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 […]
Forced labour is prevalent in the tea and cocoa industries and is happening in the context of widespread labour abuse […]
Professor Genevieve LeBaron, co-director of SPERI, is part of an international team of researchers that has received $2.5M for a […]
‘Confronting Root Causes: Forced Labour in Global Supply Chains’, a new report that call for innovative approaches to tackle forced […]
A major new report published today proposes new policy interventions to tackle previously unaddressed root causes of exploitative work conditions. ‘Confronting […]