Stronger Together

Stronger Together
Stronger Together is a multi-stakeholder collaborative initiative whose purpose is to support businesses to tackle modern slavery in supply chains.

Stronger Together offers: free to download good practice guidance and pragmatic resources to support employers and labour providers in at risk sectors to deter, detect and deal appropriately with forced labour, labour trafficking and other hidden labour exploitation; a range of training and specialist support solutions for tackling modern slavery in businesses and supply chains; and a network committed to tackling hidden labour exploitation and sharing best practice. Stronger Together takes a collaborative approach to developing new strategies to support business in addressing modern slavery risks based on the corporate responsibility to respect human rights within the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.

In July 2018 Stronger Together and Sedex announced a new partnership to work together to amplify support for businesses to tackle forced labour and modern slavery. This complementary partnership brings together two organisations with unique positions within the responsible business community with the shared aim to reduce forced labour in global supply chains.

In addition they introduced a Progress Reporting Tool, also in July 2018. Launched within their Consumer Goods sector the PRT is a free online self-assessment tool which enables businesses to monitor and report their progress in tackling modern slavery and benchmark their standing against their peers using the globally accepted UN Guiding Principles framework.

Significance for seafood businesses: 

Not seafood-specific. There are a number of organisations that offer practical business support to help manage socially responsible business practices. There are also various tools and guidance notes available which are free to use which will help buyers manage their supply chain and make a more informed judgement on the risks they face when sourcing seafood.

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