Implementation within supply chains

[Faris Natour, BSR, 27 Sep 2011 "Step 3: Integrating human rights within your business" (starts at 4:40)]

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See also: Modern Slavery registry

1. Tools & guidance 

2. Examples of implementation & uses

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1. Tools & guidance

"Respecting Human Rights Through Global Supply Chain", Shift, report of workshop 18-19 Oct 2012 

 

"Tackling Modern Slavery in Supply Chains", Walk Free Foundation, Sep 2014
Toolkit includes guidance on codes of conduct, communication strategy, risk screening, audits, remedy and supplier management.

 

"Sustainable Supply Chains: Resources & Practices", UN Global Compact

 

"OECD Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Supply Chains of Minerals from Conflict-Affected and High-Risk Areas", 2011

2. Examples of implementation & uses

Below are selected examples of integration of human rights into company operations  For more examples, see our Company Action Platform and Myanmar Foreign Investment Tracking Project.

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Shift reviews Gap's social & environmental responsibility report & offers insights based on UN Guiding Principles

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Oxfam report finds Unilever practices in Vietnam wanting - Unilever allowed Oxfam's researchers into its factory, commits to improve

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Why human rights matter: a resource guide for integrating human rights into Communities and Social Performance work at Rio Tinto

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