Additional Resources

Outline of the Continent of Africa

Companies that source goods in supply chains characterized by human trafficking risk have a responsibility to establish adequate due diligence and remediation systems to prevent and address trafficking in their own and their suppliers’ workforces. Resources on this page provide guidance for companies and others to assist them in addressing the compliance issues and worker vulnerabilities associated with risk of trafficking and other labor abuses in global supply chains. The section on “Compliance Resources for Companies” connects users to open-source tools and other resources to help companies develop robust compliance plans and systems. The section on “Resources for Understanding Legal and Policy-Related Risk Factors” provides additional materials developed by the American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative to help corporate counsel and policy-makers to evaluate the specific legal and policy risk factors relevant to the occurrence and prevention of trafficking in corporate supply chains in specific country contexts. The section on “Resources for Addressing Industry-Wide Issues and Root Causes” offers information and guidance on good practices for individual companies and multi-stakeholder coalitions interested in addressing the underlying root causes and systemic or structural issues that increase workers’ vulnerability to TIP and other labor abuses.

Compliance Resources for Companies

This section connects users to open-source tools and other resources to help companies develop robust compliance plans and systems.

Responsible Sourcing Tool

Help Wanted Toolkit

Verité’s Free eLearning Courses

Resources for Understanding Legal and Policy-Related Risk Factors

This section provides additional materials developed by the American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative to assist corporate counsel and policy-makers evaluate the specific legal and policy risk factors relevant to the occurrence and prevention of TIP in corporate supply chains within specific country contexts. 

ABA ROLI Legal and Policy Framework Methodology

Overview and Summary

Examples of the ABA ROLI Methodology Applied to Select African Countries

Eritrea

Ethiopia

Ghana

Lesotho

Malawi

Namibia

Uganda

Zambia

Thematic Reports on Legal and Policy Factors in Select African Countries

Institutions

National Anti-TIP Legal and Institutional Frameworks

Access to Justice

Economic System

Corporations

Natural Resources, Environment, and Property

Individual Rights

Labor Rights

Rights of Communities and Indigenous People

Immigration and Border Security

National Security and Humanitarian Emergencies

Resources for Addressing Industry-Wide Issues and Root Causes

This section offers sector-specific information on the underlying industry-wide issues and root causes that increase workers’ vulnerability to trafficking and other labor abuses, and provides resources and guidance on good practices for multi-stakeholder approaches to addressing these issues.

Agriculture

Associated Sectors

Extractives

Fishing and Aquaculture

Forestry

Manufacturing (Apparel)