ACAMS Greater Toronto Chapter December 2022 Virtual Event: A Discussion on Modern Slavery with Matt Friedman
December 1, 2022
9:30AM - 10:30AM EST
On December 01, ACAMS Greater Toronto Chapter will host a virtual event featuring human rights advocate, international human trafficking expert, and CEO of the Mekong Club Matt Friedman. Join us for a session dedicated to help raise awareness on the issue of modern slavery, human trafficking, and the private sector. This event is worth 1 ACAMS credit for members.
Modern Slavery and the Private Sector
Every four seconds, another person enters a human trafficking situation somewhere in the world. It is estimated that there are over 40 million people in modern-day slavery today – more than any other time in history. To make sense of this important issue and its relevance to today’s business community, Matt Friedman will offer a comprehensive update on this topic. His talk will explore the following:
The changing human trafficking paradigm;
The relationship between human trafficking and modern slavery;
A comprehensive summary of global trends and patterns;
An update on emerging legislation, including Canada;
A detailed description of the relationship between human trafficking and business risk related to the banking sector;
The relevance of this topic to ESG; and
A description of tangible, practical tools and approaches used by corporations throughout the world to help identify and address this potential problem.