The Pope's challenge to the world: tackle climate change and modern slavery together. Here's where businesses can start

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The Pope's challenge to the world: tackle climate change and modern slavery together. Here's where businesses can start

Verisk Maplecroft's Dr James Allan warns the effects of climate change will mean businesses will have to closely guard their supply chains from the threat of modern slavery

Pope Francis's call in 2015 for the world to tackle climate change and modern slavery simultaneously marked the first time a major international figure linked the two issues. Governments, businesses and...

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