Reduce risk of Uighur people being in modern slavery forced labour in China supply chains. Support basic Freedoms.
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On 1 May 2020 US customs CBP Issued a Detention Order on Hair Products Manufactured with Forced Labor in China. The Executive Assistant Commissioner of CBP’s Office of Trade said “It is critical that members of the trade community closely inspect their supply chains to ensure that American businesses and consumers can trust that the products they purchase are safely and ethically sourced, without the use of forced labor of any kind.”
Ensure your company or Investees do the business Human Rights due diligence that new regulations and laws expect. Support China Suppliers who Do The Right Thing, verify which Suppliers are using Uighur people in forced labour and which aren’t, remediate to help cause Freedoms for Uighur people where needed, and reward responsible suppliers who do strive to deliver Decent Work (SDG 8) Social Impacts.
Learn more about forced labour of Uighur people in factories across China from our team. We have worked on these issues on the ground, investigating, managing investigative audits, in collaborations, and for remediation, and with worker rights experts. We look forward to keeping you informed, including in upcoming podcasts and webinars.
Hear SupplyESChange Founder Kate Larsen discuss this on the BBC Business Podcast here.