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PRESS RELEASE: UK supermarkets lead in commitment to responsible recruitment throughout their supply chains

UK supermarkets including Aldi, Co-op, M&S, Sainsbury’s, Tesco and Waitrose & Partners have joined together as Founding Sponsors of the Responsible Recruitment Toolkit (RRT) to offer expert, pragmatic support to their suppliers in order to achieve responsible recruitment in their supply chains. Recruitment and labour provision have been identified as presenting amongst the greatest worker… Read more »

NEWS: Countries in Asia commit to ethical recruitment

The Columbo Process which brought together 12 Member States and 8 Observer Countries, delivered the ‘Kathmandu Declaration’ in December of last year. This Asian regional agreement sees members commit to fostering ethical recruitment, in particular, the declaration commits those 12 countries to ensure no recruitment cost to migrant workers – a major step in the… Read more »

NEWS: Fair recruitment is vital to end forced labour by 2030

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has published a report reviewing the policies and programmes in place globally in order to achieve Target 8.7 of the Sustainable Development Goals to end forced labour by 2030. The detailed report focuses on the strategic framework for addressing forced labour – prevention, protection, remedy and enforcement and fair recruitment… Read more »

NEWS: M&S Responsible Recruitment week

In February, M&S focused an entire week on the importance of employing responsible recruitment. The week included a series of events and activities with suppliers to build understanding of best practices, to share challenges, and to strengthen working to accelerate responsible recruitment throughout supply chains both in the UK and internationally. M&S also announced they… Read more »