June 29, 2017 – June 30, 2017 all-day
2017 OECD Global Forum on Responsible Business Conduct SUMMARY REPORT

The OECD Global Forum on Responsible Business Conduct held on 29-30 June 2017 gathered participants from governments, businesses, trade unions and civil society to discuss responsible supply chains through due diligence; driving responsible institutional investment; the role of National Contact Points in evolving contexts; lessons from the climate agenda; responsible business conduct in state-owned enterprises; mainstreaming RBC in companies; responsible employment of migrant workers; comparing anti-corruption and human rights due diligence approaches; contributing to the Sustainable Development Goals through RBC; developing responsible leadership; responsible disengagement; tools for promoting responsible finance; using technology for RBC; and infrastructure. 

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Online Sexual Exploitation of Children: Rights and Responsibilities
EventsVideosWebinars 18 February 2015

When: February 18, 2015 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Currently, is it estimated that 1.8 million children are exploited worldwide in prostitution or through pornography.[1] Furthermore, it is believed that 20% of victims trafficked for sexual exploitation are children[2]. In 2002, there were approximately 100,000 child pornography sites existing online[3],...

Using Blockchain To Combat Modern Slavery
Publications 15 April 2018

Blockchain first entered public awareness as the technology underpinning the cryptocurrency Bitcoin. Whilst the longevity of Bitcoin remains uncertain, and governments and financial institutions alike are cautious in their acceptance of cryptocurrenc...Read More

18th Alliance against Trafficking in Persons Conference: “Everyone Has a Role: How to Make a Difference Together”
Events 20 February 2018

When: April 23, 2018 – April 24, 2018 all-day
Where: Hofburg (Neuer Saal), Vienna

Men, women and children continue to be subjected to trafficking in human beings, as local, national and international statistics painfully illustrate. Human traffickers continue to act with impunity, as low global conviction rates sadly demonstrate. Yet given the nature of...

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How Companies can deal with Labour Exploitation in the Agricultural Sector
Publications 20 April 2018

Abstract This short paper tends to shed light and reflect on the way forward for companies to address labour exploitation in their agricultural supply chain. For that, it will first refer to some of the cases reported in Spain and Italy to then br...Read More