Stronger Together US has published a new online toolkit to help US fresh produce business better understand where and why forced labor risks are present within the sector because now more than ever, businesses are looking for ways to identify, mitigate, and address supply chain risks.
This tool is structured to be used as a practical reference guide and consists of three sections:
• Section A
Highlights the scale of forced labor globally and in the U.S. and provides the business case for addressing the issue, including legal compliance
• Section B
Describes practical steps for businesses to address forced labor, namely:
- Step 1: Spot the signs of forced labor exploitation
- Step 2: Prevent forced labor exploitation
- Step 3: Respond to forced labor exploitation
•Section C Includes workbook-style checklists and customizable templates that a business can use to maintain, update, or create labor management systems that are best in class.