Forum on Due Diligence in the Garment and Footwear Sector

Decent work for all: extending human rights due diligence beyond the first tier

Feb 22, 2022 | 3:00 PM - 4:15 PM

Side Sessions 2


by Centre for Research on Multinational Corporations (SOMO); Transparentem; Arisa; Mondiaal FNV Buying companies have demonstrated some success at addressing labour rights issues at manufacturers of their end-products. However, there is still an urgent need for improvement in identifying, preventing, mitigating and remediating labour rights risks and violations further up the supply chain. The textile industry of Tamil Nadu, India, serves as a case in point. During this session we will discuss roles and responsibilities of various actors along the supply chain, including agents, buying houses, and financial institutions. Please register to attend this session.