Events

ONE STEP FORWARD:  HOW COMPANIES CAN JOIN THE FIGHT AGAINST HUMAN TRAFFICKING

JANUARY 10, 2014, 9:30am – 3:00pm

Hosted by Delta Air Lines

1030 Delta Blvd

Atlanta, Georgia

Sponsored by the Global Business Coalition Against Human Trafficking – gBCAT

Join us for a business-to-business discussion on how companies can get involved in the fight against human trafficking:

This conference will focus on business solutions to address emerging challenges in managing human trafficking risks, including mapping supply chains, hiring migrant workers, training employees, implementing codes of conduct and anti-trafficking reporting. The panelists will emphasize practical ways any company and their employees can use to get involved in the fight against trafficking, offering tools, networks and sharing best practices. This event is directed to CSR, supply chain, HR, legal and compliance leaders, interested in human trafficking, in networking with other likeminded professionals and in getting straight responses to hard questions.

The event will feature panels with experts in the following topics:

  • Human Trafficking Update: New Anti-Trafficking Legislation
  • Best Practices in Hiring Migrant Workers
  • The Role of Technology in Human Trafficking
  • Best Practices to Fight Human Trafficking in the Travel, Hospitality and Entertainment Industries
  • Challenges of Managing Human Trafficking Impacts in Complex Supply Chains

For more information please contact us at info@gbcat.org

 

Past events

WHAT CAN THE U.S. GOVERNMENT AND AMERICAN COMPANIES DO TO END HUMAN TRAFFICKING?

On December 5, gBCAT Directors Ambassador Mark Lagon and Letty Ashworth (Delta Air Lines) joined Cindy McCain to discuss multi-stakeholder collaborative approaches for fighting human trafficking and insisted on the need of bringing governments, NGOs and businesses together to reduce the number of trafficking victims. The event was organized by Human Rights First as part of their 2013 Human Rights Summit.

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PREVENTING CHILD TRAFFICKING & EXPLOITATION: STRATEGIES AND PROGRAMMES THAT WORK!

On the International Day of the Rights of the Child, November 19, gBCAT Co-Chair David Arkless, joined other human trafficking experts on a panel addressing the ways that governments and civil society, including children themselves, have taken steps to stop trafficking, as well as the critical success factors in the efficacy of official state-sponsored programmes and those implemented by civil society. The panel was hosted by the UN Headquarters in New York.