This report outlines findings of the supply chain research (esp. Supply Chain Survey and Mapping) and desk review of supply chain initiatives, with an emphasis on lessons learned for future efforts aimed at improving the transparency of the electronics and other supply chains.

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Taking Stock: Labor Exploitation, Illegal Fishing and Brand Responsibility in the Seafood Industry
Publications 11 May 2018

by Andy Shen and Abby McGill, ILRF International Labor Rights Forum (ILRF) launched the Independent Monitoring at Sea (IM@Sea) project to address some of the vulnerabilities of migrant workers in the Thai fishing fleet by enabling worker connectivi...Read More

ITUC Global Rights Index 2018: The World’s Worst Countries for Workers
Publications 07 June 2018

The 2018 ITUC Global Rights Index depicts the world’s worst countries for workers by rating 142 countries on a scale from 1-5 based on the degree of respect for workers’ rights with 1 being the best rating and 5 the worst rating. Violations are r...Read More

TAGS: Global
Dispatched: Mapping overseas forced labor in North Korea’s proliferation finance system
Publications 02 August 2018

By C4ADS Executive Summary North Korean overseas forced labor is both a proliferation finance and a human rights issue. The Kim regime sends citizens to work abroad under heavy surveillance, confiscates their wages, and uses the funds to support a...Read More

TAGS: Asia
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