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NEW Tackling Modern Slavery in Global Supply Chains - Manchester Workshop -...
Tue 6 June 2017, 09:30 – 16:30 BST
An interactive training workshop to understand your responsibilities and best practice associated with tackling modern slavery in global supply chains.
UK industry sectors whose supply chains are characterised by groups vulnerable to labour exploitation: migrant workers undertaking unskilled or irregular work; young people and unskilled or illiterate workers; displaced persons; workers employed in informal enterprises including homeworkers and; workers who are part of a group that has suffered longstanding discrimination.
These sectors include: food, agriculture and horticulture, garments, general merchandise and consumer goods retail and manufacturing. This workshop is for staff occupying a corporate social responsibility remit for supply chain practices as well as other business functions such as human resources, procurement, technical, responsible sourcing, social compliance and risk management and representatives of industry sectors
operating complex supply chains.
Useful also for worker representatives, NGOs, auditors and others with a responsibility in the area of modern slavery.
Workshops will be led by labour rights experts from the retail sector who have implemented programmes and projects to tackle human rights issues across the globe.
What is modern slavery, labour trafficking and forced labour?
- How and where does modern slavery occur in supply chains?
Tackling slavery: the roles of government and business.
Implementing a strategic framework for tackling slavery and human rights.
Making senior commitments and developing a strategy to tackle modern slavery.
Assessing the risk of modern slavery in supply chains.
Developing an action plan to address risks with suppliers.
Rectifying issues of modern slavery in supply chains.
- Monitoring and communicating progress.
Workshop Booking Process
Register on Stronger Together at http://stronger2gether.org/registration/
Choose your workshop and click on the relevant "Find out more and register" link and register and pay for your place on the Eventbrite system.
The cost is £265 (+VAT) per delegate. This is non-refundable for cancellations less than seven days before the workshop.
Is my registration/ticket transferrable? Please contact us if you require your ticket to be transferred to another person.
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event? Joining instructions will be sent the week before the event.
I have a question or am unsure as to whether I qualify for a free ticket? Please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org or call on 01276 919090.