The Innovate for Growth Podcast

Ep 023: 'Innovating to Combat Human Trafficking & Slavery' with Matt Friedman, CEO of The Mekong Club

August 10, 2021 Tracy Tsang Season 3 Episode 23
The Innovate for Growth Podcast
Ep 023: 'Innovating to Combat Human Trafficking & Slavery' with Matt Friedman, CEO of The Mekong Club
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The Innovate for Growth Podcast
Ep 023: 'Innovating to Combat Human Trafficking & Slavery' with Matt Friedman, CEO of The Mekong Club
Aug 10, 2021 Season 3 Episode 23
Tracy Tsang

In this episode, Matt Friedman, CEO of The Mekong Club  shared more about how he became an expert in human trafficking and slavery. Matt and his team have done some incredible work with corporates and banks to bring awareness and implement tools and programmes to combat human trafficking and slavery, including innovative uses of blockchain technology and an app which help factory workers communicate whether they are abused or working as slaves.

Matt's latest memoir, Where Were You?: A Profile of Modern Slavery will be published by Penguin Random House in November 2021. Pre-order your copy here.   

Show Notes

In this episode, Matt Friedman, CEO of The Mekong Club  shared more about how he became an expert in human trafficking and slavery. Matt and his team have done some incredible work with corporates and banks to bring awareness and implement tools and programmes to combat human trafficking and slavery, including innovative uses of blockchain technology and an app which help factory workers communicate whether they are abused or working as slaves.

Matt's latest memoir, Where Were You?: A Profile of Modern Slavery will be published by Penguin Random House in November 2021. Pre-order your copy here.