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Responsible Business Case Studies

Apparel and Uniforms

The city of Madison, WI established a cooperative contract in consultation with the Sweatfree Purchasing Consortium to address the human rights risks on their procurements for apparel and uniforms.
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Coffee, Poultry and Surgical Instruments

Swedwatch provides 3 case studies detailing how human rights can be addressed for coffee, poultry and surgical instrument procurements within their report “Agents For Change”.
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Employing Persons With Disabilities and Combatting Illiteracy

The United Nations Environmental Programme provides 8 illustrative case studies of procurements incorporating sustainable requirements. The responsible business conduct considerations include participation of companies employing persons with disabilities for the French case or the fight against illiteracy within the Scotland case.
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Ethical Recruitment of Migrant Workers

This guidance highlights companies that have made progress in implementing ethical recruitment policies.
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Freedom of Association and Worker Safety

The Fair Labor Association provides a number of case studies illustrating how purchasers and companies can work with suppliers to ensure fair compensation, worker safety, and freedom of association when procuring products.
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