Palm oil production often relies on forced labor and other modern forms of slavery. Even those plantation and mill workers not subject to forced labor face harsh working conditions and challenges to basic human and labor rights. The Free and Fair Labor Principles (“Principles”) and corresponding Implementation Guidance (“Guidance”) is intended to support and advance the ongoing dialogue on responsible palm oil by providing a common point of reference on what constitutes free and fair labor in palm oil production.

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Developing Effective Grievance Mechanisms in the Banking Sector
Guidance 03 July 2018

This paper reviews banks’ responsibilities and provides suggestions and recommendations for how banks can develop and implement effective operational-level grievance mechanisms that will be legitimate, trusted and meet their responsibilities under ...Read More

Local Authorities’ Referral Pathway for Adult Victims of Modern Slavery
GuidanceGraphics & Infographics 08 June 2018

Together with the London Working Group, the Human Trafficking Foundation has produced the Referral pathway for adult victims to help Local Authorities improve their response to human trafficking and modern slavery, in particular the identification an...Read More

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Ethical and Sustainable Procurement
Guidance 01 December 2015

This publication introduces procurement professionals to the key concepts behind ethical procurement and provides practical advice for getting started. It not only addresses procurement specifications, but recognises the importance of how a buyer con...Read More

Procurement Policy
Standards & Codes of Conduct 01 March 2018

The University purchase circa £196m worth of goods and services from external providers each year. The University Court requires the institution to be fully compliant to EU rules and regulation and procurement policy. There is a requirement to deliv...Read More