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Forced Labor Supplier Audits
 

The Demonstration of

Supply Chain Onsite Affirmation of

Supplier Human Rights
Transparency and Compliance

Our Process:

  • Supplier agreement proposal and confirmation of services

  • Supplier senior management opening discussion

  • Supplier scope of topics for review

  • Planned site visit and interviews

  • Discovery session within 30 days for remediation and audit closure

  • Certificate of good standing issued within 15 days from date of final report

  • Recurring audits available annually or every two years In country monthly support as optional service

On February 3, Senators Josh Hawley (R-MO) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) introduced the Slave-Free Business Certification Act of 2022.  The legislation aims to provide U.S. policymakers with greater assurances that companies are taking concrete steps to eradicate forced labor where their supply chains directly involve workers’ inputs, but would also significantly increase their due diligence burdens.   SOURCE LINK

 

Our company offers country forced labor and social compliance education and training awareness to promote the education and awareness of US CBP requirements of US Importers, foreign producers, manufacturers, and suppliers in reference to the trade enforcement efforts to avoid forced labor existence in global supply chain practices.

​Our classes are designed to promote current targeted training for members of the supply chain that require trade management guidance and education and training on areas inclusive of how to identify signs of forced labor, through the verification and remediation process of corrective actions in the event any areas are discovered.

 

Our courses are offered as 45 minute- virtual training format per session with onsite training options available upon request. Topics can be bundled for more extensive training delivery upon request.

 

 Forced Labor Training Class Topics

 

·    General Awareness Demonstration for US Purchasers and Procurement Teams

This class offerings provides general overview of the definition of Forced labor and its existence worldwide. This class also details the importance of implementation of purchasing and procurement controls to minimize the trade compliance risk of sourcing from global partners who can not demonstrate through written affirmation or procurement and purchase order language of their internal processes regarding a robust forced labor policy and procedure in place.

 

·    Senior Management Roundtable Discussion on Forced Labor Controls for Global business partners

The class provides senior management with necessary top shelve presentation on the risks of forced labor existence in their global footprint with defined “C” suite management examples of better and best practices in managing the responsibility of business partner vetting and senior management corporate responsibility demonstration.

 

·    How to manage Forced Labor global supplier audit program

This class promotes the development, strategies and management of a comprehensive and defensible forced labor audit program. We provide education and training on process targeting, regional decisions on supplier selection, country risk ratings, business partner selections and implementation of supplier audit reviews.

 

·    Supplier and Business Partner forced labor training and awareness

This class offerings provides general overview of the definition of Forced labor and its existence worldwide to educate to global suppliers and foreign manufacturers the US elevation of trade enforcement regarding forced labor from all regions of the world.  This class is designed to minimize the trade compliance risk of sourcing from global partners who cannot demonstrate through written affirmation or sales order language their internal processes regarding a robust forced labor policy and procedure in place.

 

·    Corrective action and improvement policies Remediation Plan Management

This class is designed to educate participants on the importance of forced labor remediation plan development and corrective actions implementation. Many discoveries of forced labor have the ability of corrective action and remediation. The ability to work with global partners to present a path of corrective action is a requirement of US Customs policy expectations for both foreign suppliers and US importers. This class provides path and management strategies to demonstration remediation efforts.

 

·    Multi-tier supplier tracking and tracing forced labor certification management

The class is designed to educate all participants on the requirement to formulate, management and present your company’s ability to trace and track your suppliers business profile inclusive of tier 1, 2,3 and beyond suppliers and their status on forced labor demonstrations. Management practices regarding mapping varies based on number of suppliers and the complexities of your global sourcing practices. This class reviews better and best strategies inclusive of the use of automation, current public information, internal data sourcing references and more to track and demonstrate the control of your company’s awareness on business partner verifications.

 

·    UFLPA Enforcement Management for Importers and Suppliers

This class offers current state of the program training on the UFLPA trade enforcement efforts inclusive of ban scope, targeted companies, banned Xinjiang region in China, shipment hold, detainment , seizure and release management practices. This training provides participants with better and best practice management strategies to proactive prepare for affirmation of sourcing partners through contract language and documentation requirements for presentation preparation as part of the elevated import documentation package requirements of US Customs and Border Protection.

FORCED LABOR VIOLATIONS

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Certification of Good Standing of
Supplier Forced Labor Practices

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