Counting the Cost

Why China’s exploitation of Uighurs implicates Western brands

Beijing’s internment of ethnic minorities in Xinjiang has Western companies scrambling to unwind supply chains.

The United States and European Union have imposed sanctions on Beijing for its treatment of Uighurs. Up to two million have been placed in internment camps in Xinjiang. Many have been forced to retrain and sent to work in factories and cotton fields across China.

Anita Dorett, director of the Investor Alliance for Human Rights, explains why investors are concerned.

Plus, the tourism industry has been the hardest hit by the pandemic but one business traveller platform has raised millions for expansion. We speak to TravelPerk’s co-founder Avi Meir and ask why.

And, ABB Robotics’ president Sami Atiya on the rise of robots.