This Occasional Paper, the seventh in a series of Occasional Papers published by OSCE Office of the Special Representative and Co-ordinator for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings, outlines the measures that businesses can take to ensure that trafficking in human beings does not occur in their workplaces or those of their suppliers (i.e., other businesses that sell products or services to them). It also reviews the obligations of the OSCE’s participating States to regulate business activities and to enable businesses to take appropriate action to stop human trafficking from occurring. It provides a series of recommendations for OSCE participating States.














Maximizing Benefits from a Sustainable Supply Chain – BSR
Standards & Codes of ConductPublications

The case studies described in this brief reveal that there are benefits for suppliers to implementing social and environmental improvement programs, including improved workforce productivity, cost savings, and stronger competitiveness. Buyers also b...Read More

Code of Practice for Ensuring the Rights of Victims and Survivors of Human Trafficking
Standards & Codes of Conduct

The OSCE Ofce for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) has been active in preventing and combating human trafcking in the OSCE region since 1999. ODIHR address- es human trafcking through an approach that is based on human rights, rule o...Read More

IHG Modern Slavery Statement 2020
COVID-19 resourcesStandards & Codes of Conduct

This statement has been written in accordance with the requirements of the UK Modern Slavery Act 2015. This is IHG’s fifth Modern Slavery Statement and reflects the progress IHG has made during the financial year (January – December) 2020. The s...Read More

The Modern Slavery Act 2015: Transparency Reporting Provisions
GuidanceStandards & Codes of ConductGood Practices

The UK is at the forefront of the global move to tackle human trafficking and prevent modern forms ofslavery by introducing the Modern Slavery Act 2015 (the Act) earlier this year.In this Client Alert, we focus on the new transparency reporting prov...Read More