Labour In the Supply Chain

In the wake of increased legislation on forced labour and trafficking and an emphasis on transparency in supply chains, corporates are becoming subject to greater scrutiny from both a legislative and public perspective. As the sourcing of goods and products burgeons in developing countries and competition between companies for faster manufacture at cheaper prices ever increases, a need to protect workers from exploitation and irregular practices has become heightened and consumers and ethical organizations are placing greater pressure on companies to be less opaque in their supply chains.

Here we offer a helpful guide to Labour in Supply Chains by our Trustee, Sharon Benning-Prince