Global Business Leaders Call for Accelerated Action Against Forced Labour and Unethical Recruitment
13 June 2018
"The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has today called on businesses around the world to play their part in the fight to end all forms of forced labour. Issued during the 2018 Global Forum on Responsible Business and Recruitment, the call to action was made alongside the International Labour Organization (ILO), the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and with the support of the Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB), and is a strong affirmation of CGF members’ commitment to strive to eradicate forced labour from global supply chains and continue not to tolerate forced labour within own operations.
"The Global Forum on Responsible Business and Recruitment, co-hosted with IHRB, acted as the perfect platform to issue this call to action as key stakeholders gathered to discuss how best to galvanise efforts and drive real progress. The CGF has been working to help resolve this global problem since it launched its CEO-approved industry resolution on combatting forced labour in 2016...."