Ethical consumerism

5th January 2018
Discount salons are booming – and fuelling a rise in slave labour. Consumers must make sure that the price of cheap treatment is not exploitation Read More
 
19th October 2017
Anti-Slavery Day is over. So what do we do now? Read Kate Garbers' thoughts below. Read More
 
14th October 2016
Earlier this year a Guardian article conservatively estimated that the number of paper cups handed out by coffee shops was more than 8 million a day, over 3 billion a year. They further reported that they believed less than 1 in 400 of these where being recycled... Read More
 
8th March 2016
Zero Tolerance features Kate Garbers, Managing Director of Unseen, and her thoughts on how Unseen's work on modern slavery links to the Zero Tolerence initiative. Read More
 
17th September 2015
Our world is becoming increasingly interconnected. It’s hard to avoid the fact that our actions and choices can have potential ramifications right around the globe. Thran, left Myanmar looking for work. He ended up paying a broker who obtained employment for him in the Thai fishing... Read More
 
3rd August 2015
I moved to Bristol 20 years ago not knowing much about the city. One of the first things I discovered was that there was a fervent desire for the city to apologize for its linkages to the Transatlantic Slave Trade. No one disputes the fact that the city was partly built on the wealth of that appalling trade but it strikes me as somewhat frustrating that in the last 20 years there has been repeated calls to apologise... Read More
 
2nd July 2015
Shiva Foundation’s Guest Blogger, Kate Garbers, Managing Director of Unseen talks about slavery as not only a human rights issue, but also as an economic one. Read More