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.