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Verité is a global, independent, non‐profit organization with a mission to ensure that people worldwide work under safe, fair, and legal working conditions. Verité works with the largest corporations in the world to illuminate labor rights violations in their global supply chains, and to resolve them to the benefit of companies and workers alike. Verité won the Skoll Award in 2007, and was named Social Entrepreneur of the Year in the US in 2011.

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The Gold in Your Wedding Band: Mined by Modern-Day Slaves?

(0) Comments | Posted October 7, 2013 | 6:40 PM

By Quinn Kepes, Program Manager, Verité

Peru is one of the largest gold producers in the world -- the fifth largest, if illegally produced gold is taken into account. Gold has recently surpassed cocaine as Peru's largest illicit export, and Peru is the largest cocaine producer in the world. But...

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