Modern Day Slavery in Supply Chains- Where can Business Start?

Modern Day Slavery in Supply Chains- Where can Business Start?

20th May 2016

Global supply chains and modern slavery are major themes in the world in 2016 with initiatives that should build in 2017 and 2018 if momentum can be sustained. The ILO, G7, EU, and World Bank all have meetings on this topic this year. At the same time, civil society is stepping up efforts to fight against the root causes and the manifestations of modern slavery, including through strategic litigation – while the UK’s Modern Slavery Act has the potential to spur greater action by business. 

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Legal, humanitarian and practical issues plague military targeting of Libyan traffickers’ boats

17th May 2016

Human Rights at Sea Commentary: EU leaders have suggested that military capabilities should be used to deny Libyan human traffickers the use of their boats. The idea, coming from politicians such as the French President, Francois Hollande, Roberta Pinotti, Italy’s defence minister and EU Migration Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos is an interesting one. The aim is to stem the flow of illegal migrants into Europe, but can it legally work?

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19th May 2016

New Member Resource: IMPA ACT Member Supplier Engagement & Resource Map 
This resource is to be used by IMPA ACT Members when engaging with suppliers and mapping the available resources available at each step of the way. It is available in the Resource section of the IMPA ACT Members section available here.

26th February 2016

Your Questions Answered: How to prioritise human risks in supply chains?
A common concern that managers have before engaging in responsible supply chain management is how to managing the risks that are identified and how far down the supply chain is there is a responsibility to report and take action. A new resource and video has been added to the Member's resource section to explore how to prioritise human rights actions in the supply chain. 

01st December 2015

New Sector Risk Assessment Uploaded to the IMPA ACT Members' Area
In order assist IMPA ACT Member in selecting their suppliers to partner with, IMPA ACT will be uploading sector specific risk assessments, the first of which is Oil and Gas Risk Assesment. This can be accessed through the IMPA ACT Members' Section in the Knowledge Base.

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