New Recommendations for Tackling Modern Day Slavery in Global Supply Chains
Sedex Global...has partnered with...Verité to publish a new briefing tackling modern day slavery risks in global supply chains. The...Briefing presents latest thinking on the risks and manifestations of human trafficking and other forms of forced labor in...supply chains...It includes insights...on the root causes, how workers are affected, and indicators of forced labor in factories and on farms. The briefing highlights the specific vulnerabilities of migrant workers, the role of labor brokers...with guidance on what businesses can do to reform recruitment practices...[It] includes recommendations to help buyers and suppliers tackle modern slavery. These cover key areas such as raising awareness of the issue, establishing appropriate policies, supply chain mapping, assessing impact and reviewing progress, supplier accountability and collaboration.