Modern slavery is the extreme exploitation of other people for personal or commercial gain, with victims forced into working for little or no pay and with no choice in how, where or when they work. It can take many forms, including: child labour, human trafficking, forced labour, and bonded labour.
Accountants can have an important role in detecting and preventing modern slavery, from audits and supply chain analysis to contributing to reporting requirements.
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