Forced labor is a daily horror for nearly 30 million people. Project teams can’t directly end these atrocities, but working together, the building industry can demand change. Here’s how.
By Gioia Connell
It’s been just over a year since the United Nations International Labor Organization (ILO) published its latest report on Global Estimates of Modern Slavery. Forced labor worldwide has continued to increase: the latest estimate of the number of people enduring coercive work conditions is 28 million, including 3.3 million children.