Artworks for Freedom 30 Actions | 30 Days

30 Actions | 30 Days

Action 6:
Become an informed consumer

Launched October 26



Many products we use regularly come from countries which do not have the capacity or political will to prevent forced labor. Increasing awareness of exploitation in supply chains and efforts by advocacy groups are helping reduce this abusive practice.


  • Identify one of your favorite apparel companies and investigate its supply chain.
  • Make one change in your consumer practices to reflect your support of supply chain transparency. This could be switching stores or clothing brands, shopping at thrift shops or purchasing food from local food markets.
  • Start a letter writing campaign to the CEO of a company with poor supply chain monitoring and ask that appropriate action be taken.


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Know the Chain has benchmarked over 60 companies to address transparency in their supply chains.

Verité provides knowledge and tools to eliminate the most serious labor abuses in global supply chains.

The US Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) Anti-Trafficking Program offers resources on responsible consumerism.

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