MRW Modern Slavery Conference 2021

30 June 2021 | Virtual event


MRW introduces the Modern Slavery Conference 2021

The waste and recycling industry has been identified by the police, regulators and campaigners as a prime target of organised crime gangs that exploit and coerce labourers.

Following its recent Root It Out campaign, aimed at raising awareness and rooting out slavery across the industry, MRW is taking it one step further by introducing its inaugural Modern Slavery Conference.

Taking place virtually on 30 June 2021, this event will look to update, inform and discuss the very latest on modern day slavery and how the waste and recycling sector should best respond to this recognised threat.

We all have a role to play and we need YOU to be a part of this discussion.


Percentage of cases dealt with by the Hope for Justice charity that involved a recycling or waste facility; it helps the police to identify and support modern day slavery victims

Number of victims uncovered by Operation Fort

Illegal profit made by the Birmingham trafficking gang between 2012 and 2017

Number of potential victims across all sectors in the UK identified by the National Referral Mechanism in 2019



Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsoring the Modern Slavery Conference offers a unique opportunity to position yourself in front of the very people who will drive your business forward.

Plus much more. Tailored sponsorship packages are available to suit all marketing aims and budgets.

To discuss further, contact: TJ Theivendran T: 020 3953 2217 E:


Countdown to Conference




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