Assurance In Action: Episode 3

Tackling Modern Slavery Today

31 May 2018

Episode #3

Modern Slavery Today with Robin Bishop, Head of Business Development and Marketing at Impactt Limited

Robin discusses the role of the business and the consumer in preventing Modern Slavery in today's business practices and the importance of Corporate Social Responsibility efforts globally.

This episode is sponsored by the Ethical Sourcing Forum taking place in Bentonville, AR on June 21. Intertek welcomes experts from amforiBSCI, Sedex Global, and WRAP to discuss recent trends and changes in the social compliance industry. For more information and to register to attend please visit: http://www.ethicalsourcingforum.com/attend/

The Business Assurance, Assurance in Action Podcast takes a deep look into common issues, frequent questions, and trending topics of the Management Systems Certification and Supplier Management world. As an interview, question and answer style podcast, Intertek and guest experts discuss their respective fields and address topics not usually covered by traditional media outlets. Guests include thought leaders in the supply chain security industry, food safety profession, and corporate social responsibility pundits, who will discuss topics such as taking anti-terrorism measures as an importer or exporter, food fraud and defence, and how auditing is used to fight Modern Slavery around the world.

Assurance in Action helps those businesses get the regulatory guidance and information they need quickly, accurately, and from the voice of trusted Total Quality Assurance experts.

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This podcast is a production of the Intertek Business Assurance Global Marketing team.

The Business Assurance group of Intertek provides a full range of business process audit and support services, including accredited third-party management systems auditing and certification, second-party supplier auditing, sustainability data verification, process performance analysis, and IRCA-registered auditor training.  Our global network of expert auditors works with our clients to help them improve operations, meet regulatory requirements, reduce environmental impact, and achieve business objectives.

For more information on this week's episode please contact us at business.assurance@intertek.com.