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Fighting Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Part 1

Course format: self-paced online

    Understand the Expectations and Requirements on the Financial Sector

    Generating over US$150 billion each year, modern slavery and human trafficking represent the third largest source of criminal profits globally. Much of that profit moves through the global financial system. As a result, there are growing expectations and requirements on the financial sector to identify, report, mitigate, and remedy modern slavery and human trafficking risks. The ACAMS Fighting Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking training course provides an introduction to the steps that financial sector actors should take to meet these expectations.

    Fighting Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Course Content

    In this concise, online Fighting Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking training course, we cover anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism obligations, environmental social governance (ESG), human rights, and enterprise risk management. Course content draws on recent case studies and provides insights from experts in the field.


    Learning points:

    • Knowledge on the drivers of modern slavery and human trafficking, and the connection with the financial sector,
    • Identification of the financial footprints of modern slavery through transactions analysis, red flags and key indicators.  
    • Management of modern slavery risks through customer due diligence, inclusive AML policies, financial inclusion measures, and engagement with businesses, workers and survivors. 
    • Prevention, remedy and other responses through partnerships between industry, law enforcement, civil society and survivors. 


    Fighting Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Part 1 Certificate

    Complete the ACAMS Fighting Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking course and commit yourself to helping end these crimes.


    Please note, you will receive an email confirmation with access to this course within 24 hours of completing registration.

    Intended audience:

    • Compliance Officers
    • Risk Managers
    • Technology Officers
    • Industry Consultants
    • ESG specialists
    • Civil society organizations

    Financial intelligence professionals 

    • Criminal investigators
    • Open-source intelligence analysts
    • Financial crime analysts
    • ESG analysts/directors
    • Sustainability professionals
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    Course structure:

    • 2 hours of self-paced Fighting Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking online training (complete within 90 days)
    • Available on desktop or mobile (and most other devices)
    • Content split into video lessons developed by industry experts
    • 10-question multiple choice test to complete the course, with results available immediately
    • Pass the test to receive your Fighting Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking certificate online

    ACAMS Social Impact Certificates

    ACAMS social impact certificates help professionals to fight illegal wildlife trade, modern slavery, and human trafficking. Our two anti-modern slavery and anti-human trafficking courses, and both our ending illegal wildlife trade courses, are offered free of charge to our global community as part of our mission. You can find links to the other certificates in this series below:

    About Partners
    About FAST Initiative

    FAST is a multi-stakeholder initiative based at UN University Centre for Policy Research (UNU CPR) aiming to mobilize the financial sector against modern slavery and human trafficking. FAST is a knowledge partner for Governments, Multilateral Organizations and financial sector actors alike. Through its alliance-building and survivor-informed approach, FAST works with its partners around the world, to end modern slavery and human trafficking in line with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), in particular SDG 8.7.