Case Study and Weekly Discussion Forum
The report Working on the Right Shoes or ‘Stop Child Labour – School is the best place to work’ (SCL) gives an overview of the progress made in addressing child labour and other labour rights in the leather footwear sector. It focuses on what has happened in the sector and what has been done by 28 footwear companies since the launch of the campaign. The report is a follow-up of a report on the same topic published in December 2012.
Read and reflect on the report available at http://www.indianet.nl/WorkingOnTheRightShoes.html.
Now put yourself in the shoes of the CEOs at Wolky and Gabor respectively. How would you respond to these accusations of impropriety in your supply chain ? What actions could you implement both internally and externally to address the issues raised in the report? Write a brief, 250 word action plan to address the questions and post on the Weekly Discussion Forum and in your Learning Journal under Week Eleven.
The media is already commenting on the report - see http://ethicalperformance.com/article/8136?utm_source=Master+List&utm_campaign=44325f4d5c-The+week+in+CSR...+New+weekly+poll!&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_92af8574fc-44325f4d5c-5734005 - so you will need to act swiftly and decisively.