New guidelines launched to help companies combat modern slavery in the construction sector

Author: BRE Buzz (UK), Published on: 8 September 2017

"Eight Pathways Launched to Combat Modern Slavery and Unethical Practice in Supply Chains", 07 Sep 2017.

The APRES (Action Programme on Responsible and Ethical Sourcing) Eight Pathways Model...launched today...by world-leading building science centre, BRE, and academic partner, Loughborough University. The model provides a professional approach to the responsible and ethical sourcing of materials, products and people working in property and construction markets worldwide...The pathways are designed to be implemented over time, via four stages – preparation (Plan), action (Do), review (Check) and refinement (Improve) – and along eight Pathways. 1 Organisation Strategy and Policies; 2 Management Systems; 3 Assurance: Compliance & Auditing; 4 Assurance: Reporting; 5 Procurement; 6 Financial Management; 7 HR, Recruitment, Staff Training & Development; 8 Communications, External Relations & PR.

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