Matthew Friedman

Matthew Friedman

Matthew Friedman is an international human trafficking expert with 29 years’ experience as a manager, programme designer, evaluator and frontline responder. He is currently chief executive officer of The Mekong Club, an organisation of Hong Kong-based private sector business leaders who have joined forces to help fight human trafficking in Asia.

Latest from Matthew Friedman

The View | How socially responsible investing can help end modern slavery

Investing with a conscience is a growing trend worldwide, but the focus so far has been on environmental and governance issues. Metrics must be established to track social issues, so investors can make a tangible impact.

Investing with a conscience is a growing trend worldwide, but the focus so far has been on environmental and governance issues. Metrics must be established to track social issues, so investors can make a tangible impact.

20 Mar 2019 - 6:59PM
The View | Ending modern slavery in business is possible. Here’s how

The mission to land man on the moon, once thought impossible, should inspire a uniting vision to eradicate this stain on humanity. Once committed, a blueprint for action should follow.

The mission to land man on the moon, once thought impossible, should inspire a uniting vision to eradicate this stain on humanity. Once committed, a blueprint for action should follow.

5 Sep 2018 - 10:32PM
Hong Kong human-trafficking law could be a regional leader – if it protects victims

The proposed bill on preventing human trafficking in Hong Kong is a good start, but would benefit from including provisions offering help to victims and preventing them from being targeted by other laws.

The proposed bill on preventing human trafficking in Hong Kong is a good start, but would benefit from including provisions offering help to victims and preventing them from being targeted by other laws.

16 Apr 2018 - 7:09PM
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