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Consumers are increasingly concerned about the ethics and origins of the products and services they use. But for companies with many different suppliers, it can be difficult to track where every part of their product is coming from. Sourcemap is software that aims to create full transparency within a supply chain, whether it’s tracking the cotton in t-shirts or the lithium in EV batteries. It also does due diligence on the 10,000 suppliers that each of its company customers has on average, flagging waste, fraud, or abuse along the chain. Sourcemap’s latest offering, the Forced Labor Due Diligence Solution launched in June 2022, helps companies comply with recent laws cracking down on forced labor—for example, the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act, which bans imports from the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in China. Using the solution, companies’ supply chains are mapped and cross-referenced against the list of companies prohibited under the Act. “With these new laws, ignorance is no excuse,” says Leonardo Bonanni, Sourcemap’s CEO and founder. About 5,000 companies have used the software so far, according to Sourcemap.

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