B4IG publishes its Human Rights Toolbox on Agency Workers and Service Providers

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The latest International Labour Organisation’s 2021 Global Estimates indicate that 27.6 million people are entrapped in forced labour. Diverse crises in recent years – armed conflicts, COVID-19 pandemic, climate change – have led to unprecedented employment challenges, disruption in education, increase in extreme poverty, forced migration and a surge in inequalities. In line with the B4IG pledge on Inclusive Growth, to advance human rights in direct operations and supply chains by working to combat child labour and forced labour and

B4IG Incubator- The Inclusive Site : Strengthening workers’ rights on construction sites

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Companies in the construction sector often employ workers from vulnerable backgrounds, like migrant workers. They frequently work in complex construction projects where their rights are not sufficiently respected and enforced. The consequences are, for example, poor working conditions and a high number of work-related injuries To address this problem, Ylva's project The Inclusive Site wants to create an inclusive culture on construction sites and actively dismantle potential barriers to fair treatment of workers. This includes different aspects like the creation

B4IG leads the way on the European framework on mandatory Human Rights due diligence

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The B4IG companies are standing up for human rights and leading the way for an inclusive recovery, as the coalition welcomes the European Commission’s forthcoming legislative proposal on mandatory human rights due diligence and proposes a set of considerations for the EU-wide legislation. During the annual B4IG Board meeting, co-chaired by Angel Gurrìa, Secretary General of the OECD, and Emmanuel Faber, Chairman and CEO of Danone, the members of the B4IG coalition adopted a statement on a European framework on

Building an Inclusive Recovery : the B4IG coalition’s roadmap

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This position paper clarifies the ambitions of the B4IG coalition through a roadmap built in collaboration with the member companies to advance Inclusive Growth. It covers key areas of action on which members are willing to work to implement the B4IG Pledge that is anchored in three objectives that are fundamental to inclusive business: advancing human rights in direct operations and supply chains; building inclusive workplaces; and promoting inclusion in company value chains and business ecosystems. Read the full pdf

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