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Slavery Abolition

Harvard commits $100 million to redress ties to slavery

Harvard University faculty, staff and leaders enslaved more than 70 individuals during the 17th and 18th centuries, according to a long-awaited report out Tuesday that details the university's ties to slavery. Driving the news: "Harvard benefited from and in some ways perpetuated practices that were profoundly immoral,” Harvard president Lawrence…
bubmag
April 26, 2022
Slavery Abolition

Contractors urged to improve strategies to tackle modern slavery

Construction contractors are among those who must improve their approach to tackling modern slavery, to safeguard their investor portfolio and improve their conduct. Firms across all sectors still provide “limited and often superficial commentary” on the risk of modern slavery within their supply chain, according to a report by the…
bubmag
April 25, 2022