Major UK hotels Hilton, Shiva join fight against modern slavery

#slavefreetrade.org is very pleased to see this positive news from Thomson Reuter’s humanitarian affairs correspondent, Lin Taylor (@linnytayls):

“Hotels across Britain are joining forces to fight modern slavery in an initiative to be unveiled on Wednesday that will encourage staff and guests to help spot signs of trafficking in hotel foyers and corridors.

Major hotel groups, including the Hilton and Shiva Hotels, will pledge to examine their supply chains for forced labour, train staff how to spot and report signs of trafficking, and raise awareness of the issue among hotel guests.”

Read the whole article here: http://news.trust.org/item/20161130000604-j474z/

(* Credit to the Thomson Reuters Foundation, the charitable arm of Thomson Reuters that covers humanitarian issues, conflicts, global land and property rights, modern slavery and human trafficking, women’s rights, and climate change. Visit http://news.trust.org to see more stories)

 

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