Anti-slavery legislation is increasingly being used to combat forced labour in supply chains of global companies. How might such legislation be improved?
Simply integrating “worker voice” into the equation cannot reverse the shortcomings of social auditing programs, argue Penelope Kyritsis, Genevieve LeBaron and Mark Anner
We are delighted to share our new research agenda, introduce new colleagues and new events, and unveil a new look for SPERI.
In the first blog in a new series, SPERI Directors Colin Hay and Genevieve LeBaron describe SPERI’s evolution since 2012 and set out a new research agenda
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 […]
This blog series introduces some preliminary research from SPERI’s PREPPE programme, a project that asks: What can political economy tell […]
Forced labour is prevalent in the tea and cocoa industries and is happening in the context of widespread labour abuse […]
‘Confronting Root Causes: Forced Labour in Global Supply Chains’, a new report that call for innovative approaches to tackle forced […]
New transparency regulations in some places theoretically require companies to report on forced labour in their supply chains, but a […]