Nestle set out road map with 2020 targets for labour rights in agricultural supply chains

Author: Nestlé, Published on: 12 May 2017

Labour Rights in Agricultural Supply Chains: A Roadmap, 18 January 2017

In 2015 Nestlé identified 11 salient issues - those human rights at risk of the most severe negative impact on stakeholders through the company’s activities and business relationships...Seven of these issues are most closely associated with agricultural supply chains...Nestlé...is now in a position to set out a more detailed roadmap for how it will deliver upon the Commitment.The seven priority labour rights issues identified as part of our human rights salient issues are: 1. Accommodation & basic service needs 2. Child labour 3. Freedom of association & collective bargaining 4. Forced labour 5. Living wage 6. Health & safety 7. Working time. This roadmap also includes the cross-cutting issue, grievance mechanism and access to remedy.

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