U.S. and European Strategies to Tackle Human Rights in Global Supply Chains
Ignoring human rights risks in supply chains comes with serious consequences, both for companies and the global economy. In a live event hosted on May 10, 2022, Human Rights Initiative Director Marti Flacks hosted U.S. and EU policymakers, civil society activists, and journalists to discuss tools to address particularly forced and child labor in global supply chains. As the United States and European Union build out their enforcement regimes, what best practices can they learn from one another?
- Glimmerland: Human Rights in the Mica Supply Chain: https://www.zeit.de/wissen/2022-05/glitter-indien-illegale-minen-english?utm_referrer=https%3A%2F%2Ft.co%2F
- Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung Washington, DC: https://us.boell.org/en
- Terre des Hommes: https://www.terredeshommes.org/
- International Corporate Accountability Roundtable: https://icar.ngo/
- FACT SHEET: G7 to Announce Joint Actions on Forced Labor in Global Supply Chains, Anticorruption, and Ransomware: https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/statements-releases/2021/06/13/fact-sheet-g7-to-announce-joint-actions-on-forced-labor-in-global-supply-chains-anticorruption-and-ransomware/
- European Union Releases Draft Mandatory Human Rights and Environmental Due Diligence Directive: https://www.csis.org/analysis/european-union-releases-draft-mandatory-human-rights-and-environmental-due-diligence