The majority of workers, yet among the most vulnerable.
Suppliers are responsible for providing good working conditions. But their efforts can sometimes be undermined by their customers' buying practices.
How should companies identify and act upon human rights risks for workers? The process of due diligence is a critical cornerstone to the implementation of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs).
With the nature of global supply chains increasingly complex, slavery can be found in any part of the supply chain and in any country.
Operational grievance mechanisms and access to remedy in global supply chains
Rolling updates and guidance on the supply chain response to COVID-19
A wage you can afford to live on - still elusive for many workers.
"We don't need a union here - all our workers are happy!"
Well-run high quality audits should be used as a supplement to human rights due diligence.
An estimated 211 million children around the world work.
There is often confusion about the difference between ethical trade and fairtrade - but the two are complementary.
ETI is playing a leading role in the application of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs) in the area of workers' rights.