Diversity & Inclusion Series: Human Trafficking - How do we ask the difficult questions?
Date: 8th March
Time: 1 pm
Duration: 1 Hour
On International Women’s Day, when people all over the world join to celebrate the social,economic, cultural and political achievements of women, UK Finance begins its D&I series by raising awareness of the role the financial services sector plays in tackling modern slavery and human trafficking. Not only a violation of victims’ human rights, trafficking has profound effects on national economies and the global supply chain. It is estimated that over 40 million people are currently enslaved of whom 79 per cent are women and children.
Karen Baxter, UK Finance's MD, Information Strategy for economic Crime, is joined by Pete Barnes, Group Head of Financial Crime Investigations at Standard Chartered Bank, and Geraldine Lawlor, Global Lead for Financial Crime, KPMG to discuss: