A slave probably made your sneakers
A new report produced by the nonprofit KnowTheChain points out the reality that most wardrobes are filled with products made by slaves. KnowTheChain has developed a scoring system to rank large, global apparel and footwear companies in terms of worker treatment. The average score was 37/100. Companies that are able to disclose their practices to reduce forced labour, like hiring workers directly rather than going through recruitment agencies, scored well.
View the full report here.