Modern Slavery Supply Management

 

Extracts from an article by Francis Churchill, reporter for Supply Management.

40% of top government suppliers failing on slavery reports

“More than 40% of central government’s top 100 suppliers have failed to produce modern slavery statements that are legally compliant, a report has found.

The report said it was “highly concerning” so many first tier government suppliers were non-compliant and this was a “shocking wrong that must be righted immediately.” […]

“Eliminating modern slavery in public procurement, produced by Tussell, a public sector contract database, and Sancroft, a sustainability consultant, looked at the government’s top 100 suppliers by value, representing contracts worth £27.5bn.”

Read the full article on the Supply Management website.

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