Unified Metrics Library - Trafficking in human beings prevention

Helper question

Did the company have processes and measures in place for preventing trafficking in human beings within its operations and global supply chains, during the period?


Human trafficking can mean sexual exploitation, forced labour, forced criminal activities, forced begging, slavery and removal of organs. Other forms include forced marriage and illegal adoption, as well as the transportation of babies for sale.


Boolean: Yes or No


Companies have complex global supply chains that include several contractors, brokers and sub-contracts which makes it difficult to know the working conditions in the production of their goods and services. Hence, companies are facing greater risks that trafficking could be happening without their knowledge.

Regulatory Definition

Share of investments in investee companies without policies against trafficking in human beings.



Measurements to prevent trafficking human beings include discouraging the demand that fosters trafficking, i.e. employers hiring trafficked persons.