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Preventing Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking – An Agenda For Action Across the Financial Services Sector
Publications
01 January 2021

There are over 40 million people in modern slavery worldwide. Modern slavery exists in every industry, in every country in the world. The financial services industry has a major role to play in combating this violent and abusive business. And...

Value Chains Assessment in the Central African Republic
Publications
01 December 2020

Conducted between February-September 2020, the assessment draws on both desk-based literature, key stakeholder interviews and field research conducted in Bangui, Bossangoa, Bocaranga and Yaloke, as well as internationally. The report presents the different stages of the gold value chain in...

Risks and Considerations for Businesses with Supply Chain Exposure to Entities Engaged in Forced Labor and other Human Rights Abuses in Xinjiang
Publications
01 July 2020

Businesses with potential exposure in their supply chain to the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (Xinjiang) or to facilities outside Xinjiang that use labor or goods from Xinjiang should be aware of the reputational, economic, and legal risks of involvement with...

Impact of Covid-19 on Women Workers in the Horticulture Sector in Kenya
COVID-19 resourcesPublications
01 April 2020

Hivos commissioned an assessment in April 2020 to establish the impact of Covid-19 on women workers in the horticulture sector. This was assessed with special focus on their current employment status, living conditions, shifts in their household expenses and their...

Supplier Responsibility
Good PracticesPublications
01 January 2019

This 2019 Annual Progress Report outlines Apple’s efforts in 2018.

Health Hazards, Child Labour and Data Protection Breaches on Palm Oil Plantations
Publications
04 December 2018

The report identifies numerous potential liabilities for palm oil buyers and investors to consider when making investments in this sector to avoid facilitation and profit generation from labour abuses and failure to take action to address these issues. As transparency...

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