Human Rights Coalition - Working to End Forced Labour

The CGF Human Rights Coalition -- Working to End Forced Labour (HRC) is a CEO-led Coalition of Action from The Consumer Goods Forum. As an initiative of 19 of the world’s largest consumer goods companies, the HRC is committed to helping achieve fair and decent working conditions worldwide by eradicating forced labour from its supply chains. The work of the HRC continues the CGF’s long history of engagement on the issue of forced labour within consumer goods supply chains by building on the CGF’s Social Resolution on Forced Labour, the first of its kind in the industry; its Priority Industry Principles, and ongoing relationships with key stakeholders in the industry.

For more information about the HRC, visit www.tcgfsocial.com

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Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

Roundtable Insights on Advancing the Responsible Recruitment of Migrant Workers in Southeast Asia
In collaboration with the Institute for Human Rights and Business, and the Responsible Labor Initiative, the Consumer Goods Forum’s Human Rights Coalition held a one–day conference to promote the responsible recruitment of migrant workers.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

Human Rights Coalition Hosts Human Rights Due Diligence Workshop With Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia and Malaysian Palm Oil Suppliers
In collaboration with the Malaysian Ministry of Plantation and Commodities, The Consumer Goods Forum Human Rights Coalition hosted a practical workshop for Malaysian palm oil companies on best practices for implementing a pragmatic business approach to human rights due diligence

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

#CloserThanYouThink: Why Consumer Goods Companies Are Calling for Urgent Action on Forced Labour for Human Rights Day 2022
Forced labour is everywhere – and it’s on the rise. Recent reports from the International Labour Organization (ILO) estimate 28 million people were in situations of forced labour in 2021, a 12 percent increase from 2016.

Responsible Production & Consumption

Consumer Goods Companies Release Practical Guidance on Repayment of Worker-Paid Recruitment Fees
The Consumer Goods Forum Human Rights Coalition has released new “Guidance on the Repayment of Worker-paid Recruitment Fees and Related Costs” to support corporate action around the topic of remediating worker-paid recruitment fees.

Responsible Production & Consumption

In New Project, Consumer Goods Companies Team Up With Palm Oil Companies to Fight Forced Labour in Malaysia
The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Human Rights Coalition – Working to End Forced Labour (HRC) has launched its People Positive Palm Project, designed to drive collaboration between consumer goods companies and palm oil suppliers in Malaysia

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

Taking Action on Responsible Recruitment to Fight Forced Labour
In the final episode of the year, host Madelaine VanDerHeyden is joined by Rosey Hurst from Impactt Limited and Brent Wilton from Tuhana Business and Human Rights to discuss the scale of the unethical recruitment problem

Responsible Production & Consumption

Human Rights Coalition – Working to End Forced Labour Signs Memorandum of Understanding With Fair Labor Association and Internat
The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Human Rights Coalition – Working to End Forced Labour (HRC) is pleased to announce today it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Fair Labor Association (FLA) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM).

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

Human Rights Due Diligence: Tesco's Journey
Tesco is a proud member of The Consumer Goods Forum’s Human Rights Coalition — Working to End Forced Labour (HRC), which shares our ambition to eradicate forced labour from consumer goods supply chains and own operations globally.

Supply Chain & the Circular Economy

CGF HRC and SSCI Host Informative Session on U.S. Customs and Border Protection
"We believe that the first step in developing any effective strategy for building and strengthening supply chain sustainability on a global scale is ensuring all actors are well-informed of realities and challenges."

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

Coalition of Global Consumer Goods Companies Launches Framework for the Implementation of Human Rights Due Diligence Systems in Aligned Approach Against Forced Labour
The Consumer Goods Forum’s Human Rights Coalition – Working to End Forced Labour has published its Forced Labour-focused Human Rights Due Diligence in Own Operations Maturity Journey Framework.
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