Modern slavery

Base Code Guidance: Modern Slavery

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This guide will help businesses understand key concepts, legal definitions and their responsibility to tackle modern slavery. It provides examples and practical steps to assist companies in applying ETI Base Code clause 1, on the prohibition of forced labour, Employment is freely chosen, as well as tips on how to embed modern slavery awareness and due diligence within business practice. Section 2 contains advice on identifying risks of modern slavery in supply chains and business operations, as well as stakeholder engagement.

Sections 3 and 4 will guide companies through the process of remediation and provides tips on what to do when modern slavery is found in supply chains and how to prevent it.

The Annexes include details on international and regional standards concerning modern slavery, information on selected geographies linked to a high risk of forced labour and frequently asked questions about strategies to address modern slavery.


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Recommended Content for a Modern Slavery Statement

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This document has been prepared by CORE with contributions from Anti-Slavery International, Business and Human Rights Resource Centre (BHRRC) and Unicef UK. It is one of four briefings designed to provide information for business on reporting under the Transparency in Supply Chains clause in the Modern Slavery Act 2015. The other briefings can be found here and include: Engaging with Companies on Modern Slavery – A Breifing for Investors; Modern Slavery Reporting: Weak and Notable Practice; and Tackling Modern Slavery through Human Rights Due Diligence. These briefings are intended to supplement and should be read alongside Beyond Compliance: Effective Reporting under the Modern Slavery Act, the civil society guide for commercial organisations on the transparency in supply chains clause.


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