Supplier ResponsibilityGood PracticesPublications
This 2019 Annual Progress Report outlines Apple's efforts in 2018.
by Joanne O’Donnell
In today’s global economy, multinationals face an increasingly complex and evolving legal environment, requiring their compliance functions to constantly adapt. As tackling modern slavery and illegal trafficking is fast becoming a high priority across the world, the changing regulatory landscape makes monitoring of and compliance with legislation particularly challenging for all businesses.
This paper will give an overview of the current regulatory environment as regards modern slavery and illegal trafficking in the supply chain. It will also review emerging laws in the area in order to determine how these may impact your business and how developing laws are becoming part of a new global standard. A review of both existing and emerging legislation, and the manner in which country-by-country legislation tie together, will enable your business to navigate the changing regulatory environment in an efficient, effective manner and thus highlight the need for preventative measures and strong compliance structures.
The commentary explains how and why the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights should apply throughout the maritime environment to all business enterprises and in all business operations throughout the maritime supply chain, both on land ...Read More
This report draws on interviews and surveys with migrant construction workers in London to examine the causes of labour abuses that can lead to exploitation in the construction sector. The report calls for urgent action by the Government, the Dire...Read More