Consumer Goods Forum releases new booklet highlighting positive actions of businesses tackling forced labour in global supply chains
Author: Consumer Goods Forum, Published on: 3 October 2017
The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has...published the 2nd edition of its Business Actions Against Forced Labour booklet, highlighting the positive actions of CGF members as they tackle forced labour in their global supply chains. [Members of The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) are actively promoting responsible business actions to help eradicate forced labour in global supply chains.] The CGF is unique in that it is the only organisation bringing consumer goods retailers, manufacturers and service providers together globally, and these new additions confirm how members are taking collective action and implementing business strategies that support their commitment to eradicating forced labour and driving positive change globally.
The new case studies include stories on how companies are setting up new programmes, engaging in cross-sectoral collaboration and effectively implementing auditing schemes to implement and address the CGF Priority Industry Principles. Through these business cases, members share their learnings on aspects such as the importance of working closely with local communities, partnering with human rights’ experts and development NGOs and maintaining a continuous dialogue with suppliers and business partners in order to effectively address forced labour... [refers to Carrefour, Coca-Cola Company, Colgate-Palmolive, Danone, Kellogg's, Marks & Spencer, Mars Inc., Metro Group, Migro, Mondelēz, Nestlé, S Group, Target, Tesco's, Walt Disney Company, Unilever, & Walmart]