The 2030 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are the international framework to tackle all the big challenges we face today. In the context of the COVID-19 recovery, they are the only international framework of their kind where all governments are committed to deliver a greener, more inclusive and sustainable global economy. They represent an international roadmap to build back better, make trade work for everyone and tackle inequality.
The digital transformation of the global economy has been underway for some time, but Covid-19 has created an opportunity to accelerate the process in a way that ensures no one gets left behind, and that every economy feels the benefits. It is a solution to many of the problems we are all facing.
ICC United Kingdom brought together a mix of public and private sector players for the latest in its roundtable series, kindly hosted by law firm DLA Piper, to discuss why human trafficking and slavery persist in developing and developed countries alike, and how businesses and governments can scale up efforts to protect the most vulnerable individuals in society from exploitation.