Global Forced Labor Prevention Laws: Social Responsibility Goals

This article originally appeared in Bloomberg Tax/Tax Management MemorandumTM

The pressure on companies importing goods from overseas to document that their supply chains are free from forced labor has never been greater or more essential. Forced labor risks typically arise through the global supply chains of businesses and these issues have attracted increasing scrutiny by a variety of stakeholders: governments, regulators, human rights organizations, investigative journalists, consumers, and investors.