Australia: Aldi introduces independent policy to tackle child labour in supply chain

Author: Ruth Hogan, Inside FMCG, Published on: 27 November 2019

"Aldi launches new policy to tackle child labour in supply chain", 22 November 2019

Aldi Australia introduced an independent child labour policy this week to support efforts to eliminate child labour in Australia and in its global supply chain.

The move, led by Aldi South, offers local and international suppliers an internal guideline, e-learning and workshops to educate them on Aldi’s standards and requirements to prevent child labour...Aldi said the decision to launch its own policy is a way or prioritising the issue...

“Aldi is aware of the risk of child labour and is committed to finding solutions for preventing and addressing the issue,” Daniel Baker, corporate responsibility director, Aldi Australia, told Inside FMCG...

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