Our vision is a world where people work under safe, fair, and legal conditions.

Verité® provides the knowledge and tools to eliminate the most serious labor and human rights abuses in global supply chains.

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Services

We provide global companies and their supply chain partners with integrated assessment, research, consulting, and training services to address the root causes of unsafe, unfair, or illegal labor practices in their supply chains.

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Verité’s web-based Worker Training Center for Chinese factory workers offers 10 cartoon- and live video-format modules, bilingually in Chinese and English, on labor and life skills topics. These modules provide workers with knowledge and channels to resolve workplace issues and protect their own health and safety.

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Our Work

We believe that labor rights are human rights. We provide the knowledge and tools needed to address the worst forms of child labor, forced labor, human trafficking, and systemic gender discrimination across regions and sectors.

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Verité’s CUMULUS Forced Labor Screen™ is a cost-effective, technology-driven approach to identifying forced labor and human trafficking risk in global supply chains. Through a secure online platform, member companies can map their labor supply chains and assess risks introduced by supply chain partners’ recruitment practices and labor agents.

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Resources

We offer an unbiased understanding of working conditions in global supply chains through our network of researchers. Our analysis and recommendations provide actionable insight to companies, governments, and others.

Verite Forced Labor Commodity Atlas

Verité is pleased to release a new independent research study on the nature and indicators of forced labor and human trafficking for labor exploitation in the cocoa sector in Côte d’Ivoire. The report is accompanied by a comprehensive set of actionable recommendations for government, industry, and civil society to address the problem through strategic, targeted programming.

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Public Trainings

RBA (formerly EICC) Labor & Ethics Lead Auditor Course

This is CQI – IRCA certified course 1749.

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Open for Registration

January 14-17, 2019 Amherst, MA USA (4 day, limited class size) – FULL
February 11-15, 2019   Penang, Malaysia (in English)
March 25-29, 2019   TBD, Japan (in English)

March 25-29, 2019   Shenzhen, China (in Mandarin)

 

Coming Soon for 2019

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  • Europe

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  • US

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  • Shenzhen, China (in Mandarin)
  • Malaysia
  • Korea

Able to host or have a suggested location for a training? Please contact us.

E-Learning Courses

The RBA (formerly EICC) Code Standards: Labor, Ethics and Management System

This interactive course ‘unpacks’ the 60 audit criteria making up the labor, ethics, and management system pillars of the RBA Code. 

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Two Free Introductory E-Learning Courses

For those who want to increase their knowledge of supply chain accountability, we offer two free courses on:

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