Encourages deeper understanding by business and government of the scale of, and challenges associated with these domestic and transnational crimes. These crimes also undermine economic growth by contributing to inefficient labour markets, depressing wage rates and causing significant social costs. Consumer and investor choice is also increasingly driven by ethical considerations.
Deepen understanding within their own organisations and supply chains, through dedicated resources, training and capability development.
Conduct ongoing risk assessments and take steps to manage risk in accordance with best practice.
Encourages businesses to implement ethical business practices and governments to strengthen policy and legislative frameworks. Clear and consistent policies and legislation also offer an attractive investment destination for business. Consistency across jurisdictions will encourage business to act.
Improve supply chain transparency.
Implement ethical and transparent recruitment practices.
Strengthen internal codes of conduct, contractual terms, procedures and policies that offer safeguards and avenues for redress for workers impacted by forced labour and related transnational crimes.
Recognises that the Government and Business Forum is at a pivotal stage of development. The Government and Business Forum’s Business Co-Chairs and Secretariat will develop a governance framework that ensures the ongoing sustainability and effectiveness of the Forum.
Establish a governance framework which ensures sustainability and effectiveness of the Government and Business Forum.
Promote the business case for taking action, including through research and case studies.
Encourage other businesses to take action, including through engagement with the Government and Business Forum.
This page contains additional resources and tools from Bali Process Government and Business Forum Knowledge Partners to assist business understand, identify and manage the risk of modern slavery in their supply chains.