Supplier Management

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...

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...

A Call to Action: Ending the Use of All Forms of Child Labour in Supply Chains
Publications
31 October 2018

This report offers seven recommendations, such as developing incentives for businesses to thoroughly and continually monitor their supply chains for the use of child labour and forced labour, and to share best practices. It also recommends the Government of Canada...

Driving Behavior Change of Recruiters, Suppliers, and Job Seekers Toward Ethical Recruitment: Critical Roles of Global Buyers and Grassroots Actors
Publications
01 September 2018

This report was prepared by Dr. Lisa Rende Taylor and Ohnmar Ei Ei Chaw, Issara Institute. Issara Institute programming in Myanmar and Thailand over the past year has focused on driving more ethical recruitment systems, down to the ‘first mile’...

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