OECD Forum on Due Diligence in the Garment and Footwear Sector

Can Holistic Due Diligence Stop Child Labor? Exploring Strategies in Global Supply Chains

Feb 23, 2024 | 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

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Organised by: GoodWeave International The OECD’s Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Supply Chains in the Garment and Footwear Sector underscores child labor as a significant concern. Supply chains' complexity – marked by informality and low visibility – heightens the risk of abuses. With mandatory human rights regulations now enforced, and the increasing numbers of children in labor worldwide, how can companies conduct effective child labor due diligence? In this virtual panel, experts from garment companies, government agencies, and grassroots and international organizations will share insights on actionable strategies to address child labor, including on supply chain visibility, risk assessment, remediation and rightsholder engagement. More information and registration

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