Breakout session A: Doing due diligence: what lessons can be learnt
- Translate high-level commitments into meaningful actions on the ground.
- Analyse your value chain, but let this process not become an impediment to meaningful action.
- Incorporate perspectives of affected stakeholders throughout the due diligence process.
- Tackle the hard questions and know you are not alone.
Breakout session B: Transparency & Traceability
- Create trust among value chain partners, which is essential to transparency and traceability.
Breakout session C: From global commitments to national workplans: a collaborative approach in Alliance 8.7 pathfinder countries
- Advance multi-stakeholders and multi-sectorial partnerships to tackle the root causes of child labour throughout supply chains.
- Develop and implement ambitious action plans and monitor and report transparently on learning and results, with Pathfinder countries taking the lead.
Breakout session D: Monitoring of child labour
- Focus on communities and local businesses to change mindsets.
- Improve standards and measure progress through a common set of metrics, with the support of governments.
Breakout session A: Due diligence legislation
- Develop guidance on due diligence, remediation and monitoring, using best practice from multi-stakeholder approach.
- Avoid reinventing the wheel.
- Make clear definitions, including reporting instructions.
- Emphasize added value for companies.
- Include incentives.
Breakout session B: Pathways in addressing child labour: an area-based approach
- Coordinate long term action transparently to strengthen systems at local and national level to end child labour worldwide.
- Create a business case and bridge the division between responsible companies and communities.
Breakout session C: The role of business in remediation
- Make alliances with companies in the formal sector who have similar problems, even outside your particular supply chain.
- Apply lessons from the formal sector creatively in the informal sector.
Breakout session D: CSR and child labour: a combined approach
- Realize living wage and fair price trough promoting local governments to set adequate minimum wage.
- Stimulate south-south cooperation for asking a fair price.
- Make consumers and producers aware of fair price and living income.
- Have courage to stay small.