|Child Labour Platform (CLP), a win-win option for businesses and communities|
|Senior Officer for Corporate Social Responsibility in ILO-IPEC, explains why CLP’s tools are a win-win option for businesses and communities to address child labour.|
New businesses and relevant organizations are welcomed onto the Child Labour Platform (CLP) on an ongoing basis. All participants are encouraged to consult the outcome documents of previous meetings and events to be found on our "Highlights" section.
If you have any questions about your organisation’s membership of the Child Labour Platform (CLP), please contact Benjamin Smith, firstname.lastname@example.org.
4 - 5 December 2014, International Labour Office, Geneva, Switzerland
During the meeting, CLP members and ILO experts will review the policies and procedures a member company has in place to address child labour and consider how these could be strengthened.
AP-Forced Labour Net online discussion
1 - 12 September 2014, Online discussion at: http://apflnet.ilo.org/discussions
The AP-Forced Labour Net invites participants to share experiences on different approaches to address forced and child labour in supply chains and to discuss the way forward to tackle remaining challenges.
19 September 2013, Grand Hyatt New York Hotel, 9:00 am-10:30 am
A special event during this week’s UN Global Compact Leaders Summit in New York will offer companies and other stakeholders the opportunity to learn more about the Child Labour Platform (CLP). The CLP - a joint initiative by the ILO, the International Trade Union Confederation, the International Organization of Employers and the UNGC - identifies obstacles to the implementation of ILO Conventions in supply chains and the surrounding communities, as well as solutions to these obstacles and ways to catalyse collective action. Benjamin Smith, the ILO-IPEC’s Senior Officer for Corporative Social Responsibility, explains why CLP’s tools are a winning solution for businesses, working families and communities to address child labour.
17 April 2012, ILO, Geneva, Switzerland
This one-day, multi-stakeholder, multi-sector meeting of the Child Labour Platform / UN Global Compact Labour Working Group will introduce participants to approaches in tackling child labour and highlight opportunities for further collaboration.
Investors are increasingly interested in gathering robust information about the way companies manage the risk of child labour in their supply chains.
With rapid globalization, the world is getting smaller, but supply chains are getting longer. How can businesses ensure ethical production, free from child labour and supportive of decent work for adults, in this rapidly changing environment?