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Facilities Services Tools 

Introduction to Facilities Services Tools



Due Diligence Program

Tool 1: Sample Facilities Services Supply Chain Assurance Program

This sample facilities services supply chain assurance program includes these vital steps: utilizing processes to identify human trafficking risks, addressing identified issues, implementing sustainable solutions, and monitoring supplier performance consistently over time.


Creating Strong Policies in Facilities Services Supply Chains

Companies must establish their commitments and clearly communicate expectations to their suppliers by establishing policies, contracts, and other agreements.

Tool 2: Sample Code of Conduct Provisions for the Facilities Services Sector

Ideal Codes of Conduct will establish and enforce high-level performance expectations for suppliers and labor agents in order to prohibit human trafficking and protect workers.

Tool 3: Sample Benchmarks of Good Practice in Recruitment and Employment in the Facilities Services Sector

Benchmarks can be used to evaluate the labor and human rights performance of suppliers and labor agents.

Tool 4: Country-Level Review of Legal Protections Against Human Trafficking

This tool offers guiding questions for conducting review of country laws relevant to the prevention of human trafficking.

Tool 5: Sample Supplier Agreement for Facilities Services

This sample Supplier Agreement details a formal commitment of a supplier or agent to conform to a customer's Code of Conduct and applicable legal requirements. 


Screening and Evaluation in Facilities Services Supply Chains

Companies must regularly assess risks in supply chains through supply chain mapping, screening suppliers and labor agents, and monitoring to evaluate suppliers' ongoing performance. Screening and evaluation allow companies to right any wrongs identified in business practices that may be indicators or risks of human trafficking. 

Tool 6: Supply Chain Mapping and Risk Screening in Facilities Services

Supply chain mapping allows a company to identify the footprint of their operations. This tool provides guidance for mapping facilities services and labor supply chains, and how to assess the level of risk.

Tool 7: Criteria for Screening and Evaluating Labor Agents in the Facilities Services Sector

This tool lays out criteria for screening individual labor agents based on their ability to comply with all applicable legal requirements and Code of Conduct standards for ethical recruitment. 

Tool 8: Sample Facilities Services Supplier Self-Assessment

This sample questionnaire provides companies with preliminary insight into potential human trafficking risks in how a supplier recruits workers and how it manages its labor agents.

Tool 9: Monitoring the Performance of Labor Agents in the Facilities Services Sector

Once a labor agent is engaged, their performance must be monitored for ongoing compliance. This tool contains a set of criteria used for monitoring labor agents in supply chains. 

Tool 10: Conducting Worker Interviews in the Facilities Services Sector

This tool is a guide to interviewing vulnerable worker populations to improve auditors' ability to identify human trafficking indicators or red flags. 

Tool 11: Worker Engagement: Mechanisms for Workplace Communication, Advocacy, and Grievance Management

This tool describes various models for workplace engagement, covering workplace communication, worker organization, and effective grievance mechanisms.


Compliance Management in Facilities Services Supply Chains

A continual improvement system is essential for fighting human trafficking in supply chains. The tools in this section help ensure that management systems will support continual compliance with the policies and best practices outlined in other tools.

Tool 12: Facilities Services Sector FAR Compliance Plan Template

This tool provides a sample template specifically for companies that must demonstrate compliance with Compliance Management Combating Trafficking in Persons requirements, section 52.222-50 (h), of the FAR.