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Weekly podcast: Intel best in new tech sector forced labour benchmark

Technology companies research shows mixed performance on forced labour risks, and, in the news, tobacco’s child labour exposed, Mumbai’s plastics ban, Morrisons goes for paper, and Unilever wins once more

This week Know the Chain director Kilian Moote takes Ian Welsh through his organisation’s new benchmark research into what the ICT sector is doing to engage on forced labour risks in supply chains. The top 40 companies are benchmarked on their performance, with Intel, Apple, HP and Hewlett Packard Enterprises among the leading performers. Plus tobacco supply chain child labour uncovered, Mumbai bans plastics and UK retail chain Morrisons switches to paper bags in store, and Unilever tops corporate ranking, again, in this week’s news roundup.

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