More than 45 million people are living in slavery, with Asia accounting for two thirds of the victims. To prevent slavery and increase supply chain transparency, the UK passed the Modern Slavery Act. Ensuring compliance is difficult, but a recent survey suggests that when a company leader takes a stand against slavery and exploitation, it has an effect that ripples throughout the workforce.
Welcome back to Global Glance. This week we look at how a Chinese insurance company may be changing the nature of M&As, FIFA’s surprising claim to victimhood, and a strange and lavish soccer school in rural China.