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Ethical Supply Chain Management: Short Term Investments, Long Term Gains

We live in a world on the move. IOM, the UN Migration Agency estimates that 1 in 7 (or 1 billion) persons globally is a migrant - essentially anyone that has moved away from his or her habitual place of residence either within their native country or across borders. Scarcity of decent jobs and income inequality within and between countries push many workers to move.

Hope in Troubling Times

In Upala, Costa Rica, a dozen spirited teens sit in a circle and discuss the reasons why young people in Central America leave their homes in search of a better life. “Safety,” says one, a tall, outgoing boy from Nicaragua. “Access to education,” remarks another, a rather shy but energetic Costa Rican girl. “Economic opportunity,” suggests another.