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2016 Food & Beverage Company Action Guide

Develop Commitments & GovernanceEnhance MonitoringExamine Purchasing PracticesImprove RecruitmentImprove Traceability & Risk AssessmentIncorporate Worker VoiceRemedy Abuse

This commentary guide aligns with the findings of KTC’s food and beverage sector benchmark. The guidance prioritizes areas of engagement that the benchmark found to be particularly weak.

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Verité, Knowledge Portal

Improve Traceability & Risk Assessment

Verité’s Knowledge Portal identifies the worst forms of labor exploitation linked to commodities at the base of global supply chains, covering seafood, timber, coffee, gold, palm oil, and many others.

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ICT Benchmark Findings Report

Develop Commitments & GovernanceEnhance MonitoringExamine Purchasing PracticesImprove RecruitmentImprove Traceability & Risk AssessmentIncorporate Worker VoiceLearn About Forced Labor RiskRemedy AbuseUndertake Due Diligence

KTC's benchmark of 20 global ICT companies on efforts to address forced labor. The ranking focuses on commitment and governance, traceability and risk assessment, purchasing practices, recruitment, worker voice, monitoring, and remedy.

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Verité, Fair Hiring Toolkit

Incorporate Worker Voice

This toolkit provides practical tools and guidance for businesses to address risks of forced labor in supply chains linked to unethical recruitment. It covers company policies, auditing, training, and management of recruiters, among other issues.

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Food & Beverage Benchmark Findings Report

Develop Commitments & GovernanceEnhance MonitoringExamine Purchasing PracticesImprove RecruitmentImprove Traceability & Risk AssessmentIncorporate Worker VoiceLearn About Forced Labor RiskRemedy AbuseUndertake Due Diligence

KTC's benchmark of 20 global food and beverage companies on efforts to address forced labor. The ranking focuses on commitment and governance, traceability and risk assessment, purchasing practices, recruitment, worker voice, monitoring, and remedy.

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ETI, Human Rights Due Diligence Framework

Improve Traceability & Risk Assessment

The ETI human rights due diligence framework can serve as a practical guide for companies when attempting to mitigate and manage labor rights risks. It can also provide meaningful ways to engage, negotiate, and collaborate with external stakeholders.

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IHRB, Forced Labor

Examine Purchasing Practices

This briefing provides information for companies and other stakeholders about forced labor and identifies company practices that increase risk in supply chains.

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FLA, Supply chain traceability and transparency

Understand the Legislative Landscape

This paper examines trends towards greater transparency, such as shifting industry norms, emerging regulations, and greater interest from civil society. It includes a chart explaining the scope, requirements, and enforcement mechanisms of the legal and regulatory transparency frameworks.

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Apparel & Footwear Benchmark Findings Report

Develop Commitments & GovernanceEnhance MonitoringExamine Purchasing PracticesImprove RecruitmentImprove Traceability & Risk AssessmentIncorporate Worker VoiceLearn About Forced Labor RiskRemedy AbuseUndertake Due Diligence

This report assesses the efforts of 20 of the largest global apparel and footwear companies to address forced labor in their supply chains. The ranking focuses on commitment and governance, traceability and risk assessment, purchasing practices, recruitment, worker voice, monitoring, and remedy.

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WEST Principles

Improve Recruitment

The Worker Engagement Support by Technology (WEST) are a set of industry guidelines developed to help understand how technology can best facilitate deeper engagement with workers within global supply chains. The objective is to provide a common point of reference for stakeholders, companies, workers, and tech providers on how to develop and deploy worker-centered technologies.

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Eradicating forced labor in electronics: What do company statements under the UK Modern Slavery Act tell us?

Develop Commitments & GovernanceEnhance MonitoringExamine Purchasing PracticesImprove RecruitmentImprove Traceability & Risk AssessmentIncorporate Worker VoiceLearn About Forced Labor RiskRemedy AbuseUnderstand the Legislative Landscape

Three years after the passage of the United Kingdom’s Modern Slavery Act, KnowTheChain reviewed how more than 100 global companies in the information and communications technology (ICT) sector are responding to the law.

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2016 Apparel & Footwear Company Action Guide

Develop Commitments & GovernanceEnhance MonitoringExamine Purchasing PracticesImprove RecruitmentImprove Traceability & Risk AssessmentIncorporate Worker VoiceRemedy Abuse

This resource is a complement to the KTC apparel and footwear benchmark. The guidance prioritizes areas of engagement that the benchmark found to be particularly weak by documenting and promoting effective practices.

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FLA, Addressing risks of forced labor in supply chains

Enhance MonitoringImprove Recruitment

This briefing focuses on best practices for identifying and eradicating forced labor at the supplier level. It explains the indicators of forced labor in the FLA code, provides examples of risks and violations reported by the FLA’s on-the-ground assessors, and recommends steps that brands can take to ensure suppliers do not engage in or tolerate trafficking and forced labor.

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IHRB, Recruitment Fees

Incorporate Worker Voice

This briefing examines the link between recruitment fees and the vulnerability of migrant workers to debt bondage. It identifies key steps businesses should take to promote an “employer pays” model to mitigate risk.

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2016 Information & Communication Technology Company Action Guide

Develop Commitments & GovernanceEnhance MonitoringExamine Purchasing PracticesImprove RecruitmentImprove Traceability & Risk AssessmentIncorporate Worker VoiceRemedy Abuse

This is a complement to the KTC ICT Benchmark. The guidance covers a range of issues—from policy development and monitoring to grievance procedures and remediation—and prioritizes areas of engagement that the benchmark found to be particularly weak.

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EICC, Self-Assessment Tool

Develop Commitments & Governance

The EICC Self-Assessment tool can be used by member companies to conduct a baseline assessment to help them understand what steps they need to take to improve their policies and working conditions.

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Resource Centre, Modern Slavery Registry

Understand the Legislative Landscape

This repository of over 5,000 statements from global companies under the UK Modern Slavery Act and California Transparency in Supply Chains Act enables users to search for statements by company, sector, and country, and to access reporting guidance.

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