"The bar has now been raised for businesses all over the world to follow suit," said Monique Villa, chief executive of the Thomson Reuters Foundation.
"The Stop Slavery Award wants to start a virtuous circle by proving that corporations play a key role in the fight against slavery," she added.
The Foundation stands for free independent journalism, human rights, women's empowerment, and the rule of law.
(Reporting by Guy Faulconbridge; editing by Stephen Addison)
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