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Prohibition of Slavery or Forced Labour

Summary

 

The use of slavery, forced or compulsory labour, or being complicit in any other entity’s use of such labour is strictly prohibited and unacceptable under any circumstances. Such cases have to be reported to the competent authority.

 



The Code

 

40. Signatory Companies will not use slavery, forced or compulsory labour, or be complicit in any other entity’s use of such labour.

 


 

Resources

 

  1. Forced and Compulsory Labour in International Human Right Law, ILO

 

  1. Legal guarantees, regulations and other documents under the International Law

 

  1. Right to Freedom from Slavery and Forced Labour, Australian Government

 

  1. Article 4 of the European Convention on Human Rights

 

  1. ISO – 18788 – 2015 – Annexe A: Guidance on the use of this International Standard

                 A.6.1.2.1: General

                 A.8.2:        Establishing norms of behaviour and code of ethical conduct