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3 Jul 2018

Building Responsibly Announces Worker Welfare Principles

Building Responsibly...has developed a set of Worker Welfare Principles that establish a common, global baseline for the treatment of workers in the engineering and construction industry. [They] were developed in consultation with a diverse set of public, private, and civil society stakeholders, [and launched on] June 21 [with the coalition's] founding members, who include Bechtel, Fluor, Multiplex, Vinci, and Wood...the initiative intends to use the Principles to further shape industry practices by developing detailed guidance notes and tools to support companies’ implementation of the Principles. It also plans to, in collaboration with stakeholders, create a roadmap for solutions that improve the rights and welfare of workers in the industry.

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