A slave probably made your sneakers

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.

Elizabeth Moss