KnowTheChain Releases Apparel and Footwear Action Guide

KnowTheChain Releases Apparel and Footwear Action Guide

On the heels of their benchmark report for the apparel and footwear sector, KnowTheChain has released a Resource and Action Guide for Apparel and Footwear Companies to assist them in delving deeper into their supply chains where there are the greatest risks of forced labor. This action guide highlights guidance on addressing risks and encourages companies to adopt new tools and unique approaches. A project of Humanity United and maintained in partnership with the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre (BHRRC), Sustainalytics, and Verité, KnowTheChain released benchmarks for the Information and Communications Technology sector, the Food and Beverage sector, and the Apparel and Footwear sector in 2016. Verité’s role in this collaboration is to provide advice and resources for companies to improve their policies and practices in combating forced labor and human trafficking across a range of key areas and sectors.