Occupational Safety and Health within Sustainable Sourcing Policies of Multinational Enterprises: Summary of Research Findings Focusing on Agriculture and Textile

Year of Publication

2018

This brief focuses on filling existing gaps in knowledge related to drivers and constraints for occupational safety and health (OSH) in Global Supply Chains (GSCs).

Source:

International Labour Organization (ILO)

Author(s):

Lou Tessier

Alice Faudot-Miguet and Anna Buxaderas Rierola

Geography:

Global

Type:

Strategy

Purpose of Measurement:

Monitoring and Evaluation

Impact theme(s):

Material Flows, Livelihoods

This brief focuses on filling existing gaps in knowledge related to drivers and constraints for occupational safety and health (OSH) in Global Supply Chains (GSCs). It first introduces the key elements for OSH improvement within sustainable sourcing policies of multi-national enterprises. The second section, focuses in on the OSH provisions of selected private compliance initiatives and their verification mechanisms. Finally, the brief provides insights on challenges and opportunities for action along with further research.

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