The apparel and footwear industry is an at-risk sector for human trafficking and slavery. From the cotton fields of Uzbekistan, to the spinning mills of Tamil Nadu and unregistered workshops in South America, no tier and no company is immune to these risks.
With KnowTheChain shining a spotlight on the forced labor practices of the apparel and footwear sector, and human rights due diligence entering the compliance domain, apparel companies must proactively address their risks to stay ahead in a highly-competitive industry.
On May 23, join Assent Compliance’s Sarah Carpenter, Senior Business & Human Rights Analyst; Marijn Peepercamp from India Committee of the Netherlands; and Ethical Trading Initiative's Cindy Berman, as they walk through the steps that companies should take to combat human trafficking and slavery in their supply chains.
In this webinar, you will learn:
Where is human trafficking and slavery found in apparel supply chains
How to identify risks of human trafficking and slavery
What are some mitigating actions you can take to reduce your risks
… and more!
Duration: Approximately one hour