Business

A business is an organization that is involved in the production, distribution, or sale of goods or services. Businesses can be small, privately-owned enterprises, or large, publicly-traded corporations. The purpose of a business is to generate profits for its owners or shareholders by providing goods or services that are in demand. Businesses operate within a market economy, in which they compete with other businesses for customers and resources. The success of a business can be measured in terms of its financial performance, as well as its impact on the community and the environment.

Personal Safety In the Digital Age: 30 Essential Online Safety Tips
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Personal Safety In the Digital Age: 30 Essential Online Safety Tips

Importance of online safety in today’s digital age. In today’s digital age, online safety is of paramount importance due to the pervasive integration of technology into various aspects of our lives. The internet offers incredible opportunities for communication, learning, and productivity, but it also presents numerous risks and threats. Here are key reasons why online…

Organ Trafficker: How I Get Poor People’s Kidneys | CRIMINAL PLANET
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Organ Trafficker: How I Get Poor People’s Kidneys | CRIMINAL PLANET

We meet a human organ trafficker who reveals exactly how he convinces poor people to sell a kidney. CRIMINAL PLANET is a documentary series investigating organized crime’s worrying expansion in our global age. In the US? Stream full episodes of CRIMINAL PLANET here: https://bit.ly/3hLcVEx Subscribe to Vice TV Now: https://vice.video/SUBSCRIBE-TO-VICETV Unedited YouTube Transcript yes three…

Texas and Louisiana’s First Spouses’ Global Human Trafficking Summit – 10.14.21
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Texas and Louisiana’s First Spouses’ Global Human Trafficking Summit – 10.14.21

First Lady of Texas Cecilia Abbott and First Lady of Louisiana Donna Edwards have partnered in the past year to educate other first spouses along with key stakeholders across the country on anti-human trafficking efforts and resources they can bring back to their own states. The latest educational summit in October 2021 was hosted by the Texas Governor’s Child Sex Trafficking…

Tarrant County 5 Stones October 2023 Meeting
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Tarrant County 5 Stones October 2023 Meeting

Here is our recorded meeting link and chat notes for our October 2023 TC 5 Stones meeting! Our 5 Stones meeting this October consisted of some law enforcement updates and a presentation by Kirsta Melton, Founder and CEO of the Institute to Combat Trafficking, as she discussed pimp culture and the normalization of sexualization within society.  At the…

Japan Prisoners Reportedly to Process Scallops After China Ban
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Japan Prisoners Reportedly to Process Scallops After China Ban

Japan’s government plans to have prison inmates process scallops for export, in order to overcome a bottleneck arising from China’s ban on imported seafood from its neighbor, according to a Mainichi newspaper report. To meet the hygiene standards required for export to Europe and North America, the program will allow qualified inmates to commute to…

Fake overseas job recruitment scams lead to human trafficking traps for East Africa youth
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Fake overseas job recruitment scams lead to human trafficking traps for East Africa youth

On 23 May, Kenya’s Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) issued an arrest warrant for Wycliffe Onguti Magara. Magara had been identified as the head of a local human trafficking network that recruits East Africans online with the promise of job opportunities in Southeast Asia. But once they arrive, victims are forced to work for cybercrime…

Missouri prisoners say food went from bad to worse when contractor took over • Missouri Independent
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Missouri prisoners say food went from bad to worse when contractor took over • Missouri Independent

Missouri volunteer prison labor tends gardens that yield about 100 tons of fresh produce a year. For the most part, that food goes to local charities. The prisoners who grow it complain they get little fresh food. Instead, they get a lot of bologna. They say they’re served portions they consider too small and unappetizing….

Everstream Analytics World’s First Slave-Free Alliance-Validated Modern Slavery and Forced Labor Risk Management Solution
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Everstream Analytics World’s First Slave-Free Alliance-Validated Modern Slavery and Forced Labor Risk Management Solution

SAN MARCOS, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Everstream Analytics, the global supply chain insights and risk analytics company, announced today that it has been recognized as the world’s first Slave-Free Alliance-validated modern slavery and forced labor technology provider. The issue of modern-day slavery and child labor is one of the most significant challenges of today’s supply chains, with recent…

For Virginia survivors, the scars of human trafficking may include a criminal record they can’t erase
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For Virginia survivors, the scars of human trafficking may include a criminal record they can’t erase

After that, rape became a regular part of her life. But landlords and employers don’t see the years Holmes spent as a human trafficking victim. They just see the litany of charges — including identity theft and drug possession — that came about as a …