Migrant crisis triggers heightened risk of slavery in EU supply chains, say analysts

Businesses, consumers and governments in EU urged to be vigilant as modern slavery index highlights increased possibility of labour exploitation The risk of slavery and forced labour occurring in supply chains increased in three-quarters of European Union countries over the last year, driven by the migrant crisis, researchers say. The five countries ranked by risk analysts Verisk Maplecroft as posing the highest risk of slavery and forced labour in the EU are Romania, Italy, Cyprus and Bulgaria: all key entry points into Europe for migrants vulnerable to exploitation. Related: How big...


Migrant crisis triggers heightened risk of slavery in EU supply chains, say analysts


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