Posts Categorized: Business against trafficking

Three questions for Martin Schibbye during Meg 2015

During the marketing days and the Meg-fair RealStars met Martin Schibbye, journalist and co-writer to the book 438 days. The book is about his and Johan Perssons time spent in an Ethiopian prison. In connection to the International Womensday, we asked him three questions. 1. What makes you happy? Doing a good job. My daughter…. Read more »

Article in Dagens Industri

The business world has an enormous responsibility in the fight against sex trafficking. RealStars has for many years been conducting various cooperating projects with the business community to specifically address trafficking for sexual purpose in the work of CSR. On Monday (16/2) RealStars’ founder Malin Roux, along with Sasha Beslik at Nordea, Inger Mattson at… Read more »

Scandic are preparing to fight prostitution and the purchasing of sex at hotels

Scandic Hotels have decided to provide their staff with education regarding questions of prostitution. RealStars have been working together with Scandic Hotels for a long time through the project Hotels Against Trafficking, and we think that this is very exciting news. Today, many of the Swedish sex purchases are made at hotels. This is something… Read more »

New British law – companies are to be held responsible for slavery in supply chain

A new British law proposal deeming companies obliged to ensure that their chain of supply is free from slavery has been put forward. This new effort is part of a legislation proposal on modern slavery now pending in the parliament. If taken on, this would imply that large companies annually must be able to present… Read more »

RealStars’ Malin Roux and Parul Sharma from The Academy for Human Rights in Business discuss CSR and the work against sex trafficking

Yesterday, Shenet in cooperation with BPW – Business Professional Women – arranged an event at Kungsträdgården where the founder of RealStars Malin Roux, the human rights solicitor Parul Sharma from The Academy for Human Rights in Business, and a part of the corporate network CSR Sweden were a few of the participators. The theme was… Read more »

Swedish companies want to manage trafficking issues, but little is being done

RealStars made a small survey among the 20 largest public companies in Sweden about their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) work in trafficking issues. A key question was whether there exists any specific policy regarding purchase of sex and trafficking. All the companies that responded to the telephone survey base their sustainability efforts on initiatives such… Read more »

Beetroot – an IT firm that supports RealStars

Beetroot Resources is a Swedish IT firm based in Ukraine and Moldavia, that has chosen to support RealStars’ work against trafficking. “We operate in two countries that are very exposed as recruitment nations for sex trade and trafficking and being so close to the rugged reality of it, we feel that we want to actively… Read more »

Corporate Social Responsibility – involvement in trafficking issues November 21st

Welcome to an important seminar where trafficking is on the corporate agenda! Trafficking is now the second largest area of organised crime and it affects millions of people yearly. 76% of all human trafficking is for sexual purposes. The issue is a highly current event for corporates as globalization where different fields meets challenges as… Read more »

Watched Lilja 4-ever and was very moved

Marknadscheferna, Realstars and Caroline af Ugglas are cooperating against trafficking. Anders Grönvall: About his support for RealStars’ work against trafficking by purchasing Caroline af Ugglas’ painting. ”I wanted to do something to support the work against trafficking. A few years ago, I watched the movie Lilja 4-ever and was very moved. It happens here in… Read more »