External Resources
COMPLIANCE RESOURCES

General Compliance:

American Bar Association Model Policies on Labor Trafficking and Child Labor.

 

Andrew Crane, Genevieve LeBaron, Jean Allain, Laya Behbahani. Governance gaps in eradicating forced labor: From global to domestic supply chains. 2017.

 

Verité. Anti-Human Trafficking Business Authentication Criteria: Company-Level and Site-Level.

 

Business and Human Rights Resource Center. Maritime Industry and Human Rights.

 

Dhaka Principles for Migration with Dignity

 

Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility. Effective Supply Chain Accountability: Investor Guidance on Implementation of The California Transparency in Supply Chains Act and Beyond, and Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility – Human Trafficking Investor Statement.

 

Fair Food Standards Council – Fair Food Code of Conduct and Selected Guidance.

 

Fair Labor Association. Addressing Forced Labor in Supply Chains. 2017. 

 

Verité. Help Wanted: A Fair Hiring Framework for Responsible Business

 

Verité. Help Wanted: Understanding the Policy Context of Hiring, Human Trafficking and Modern-Day Slavery.

 

Know the Chain. Company Action Guides and Benchmarks.

 

Know The Chain. 2018 Food & Beverage Benchmark Findings Report. 2018. 

 

Migrant Worker Management Toolkit: A Global Framework, Business for Social Responsibility

 

Organization for Cooperation and Security in Europe. Model Guidelines on Government Measures to Prevent Human Trafficking for Labour Exploitation in Supply Chains. 2018.

 

Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe. Prevention of Trafficking for Labour Exploitation in Supply Chains. 2016.

 

Polaris Project. The Typology of Modern Slavery: Defining Sex and Labor Trafficking in the United States. 2017.

 

Responsible Business Association. Responsible Labor Initiative: Promoting the rights of workers vulnerable to forced labor globally. 2017.

 

Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies. Disrupting Human Trafficking: The Role of Financial Institutions. 2017.

 

Verité. Strengthening Protections Against Trafficking in Persons in Federal and Corporate Supply Chains

Verité. Trafficking Risk in Sub-Saharan African Supply Chains.  2017.

 

United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment. An Investor Briefing on the Apparel Industry: Moving the needle on responsible labour practices. 2017.

 

United Nations University. 25 Keys to Unlock the Financial chains of Human Trafficking & Modern Slavery. 2017.

 

 

Fees:

UNODC. The Role of Recruitment Fees and Abusive and Fraudulent Practices of Recruitment Agencies in Trafficking in Persons.

 

Identity Document Retention:

Verité and UN Global Compact. Addressing the Retention of Identity Documents.

 

Housing:
International Finance Corporation, World Bank Group. Workers’ accommodation: processes and standards: A guidance note by IFC and the EBRD. 2009. 

 

Labor Broker Management:

Verité and Manpower Group. An Ethical Framework for Cross Border Labor Recruitment.


Code of Conduct, International Confederation of Private Employment Services (CIETT).

European Commission. Employment and Recruitment Agencies Sector Guide on Implementing the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.

 

Institute for Human Rights and Business. The Leadership Group for Responsible Recruitment. 2016. 

 

Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility. Best Practice Guidance on Ethical Recruitment of Migrant Workers. 2017.

 

ILO. Regulating Labour Recruitment to Prevent Human Trafficking and to Foster Fair Migration: Models,

Challenges, and Opportunities

 

 

Worker Engagement: 

Greg Asbed and Steve Hitov. Preventing Forced Labor in Corporate Supply Chains: The Fair Food Program and Worker-Driven Social ResponsibilityWake Forest Law Review volume 52. 2017.

 

John F. Kennedy School of Government; Harvard University. Rights-Compatible Grievance Mechanism: A Guidance Tool for Companies and Their Stakeholders. January 2008.

 

Lisa Rende Taylor and Elena Shih. Worker feedback technologies and combatting modern slavery in global supply chains: examining the effectiveness of remediation-oriented and due-diligence-oriented technologies in identifying and addressing forced labour and human traffickingJournal of the British Academy. 2019. 

 

Verité and Gap Inc. Employing Workers' Sense of Value as a Key Performance Indicator (KPI) to Drive Facility Improvement in Social Responsibility July 2018.