Supplier Management

COVID-19 and Modern Slavery: A Research Response
COVID-19 resourcesPublications
01 December 2020

COVID-19 represents a large and sudden exogenous shock to the world. The pandemic itself and the measures being undertaken to slow its pace and effect have short, medium, and long-term impacts on the problem of modern slavery. We have formulated...

Implications of the COVID-19 pandemic for human rights and modern slavery vulnerabilities in global value chains
Publications
01 August 2020

Written by Hinrich Voss. The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed vulnerabilities and fragilities in global value chains. The worldwide economic lockdowns to contain COVID-19 have led in some industries to unilateral cancellations and suspensions of orders from overseas suppliers by transnational...

Navigating through your supply chain: Toolkit for Prevention of Labour Exploitation and Trafficking
Publications
11 May 2020

This risk management toolkit has been developed in the context of the EU-funded FLOW-project.1 Its purpose is to give companies a brief overview of what labour exploitation and trafficking are, as well as to demonstrate the risks for businesses, and...

Supplier Responsibility
Good PracticesPublications
01 January 2019

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

The G20 Obligation – Achieving Sustainable, Fair, and Inclusive Global Supply Chains
Publications
01 December 2018

Modern Slavery is an umbrella term that captures the range of multifaceted and complex crimes, which include all forms of human trafficking, forced labour, debt bondage, forced or servile marriage, and the worst forms of child labour. We know that...

Business: It’s Time to Act
Publications
01 December 2018

This brief guide, developed as part of the Decent Work in Global Supply Chains Action Platform, offers a quick overview of the steps businesses can take to help eliminate modern slavery, while highlighting key resources, initiatives and engagement opportunities to...

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