Question: Does the company mention membership in or partnership with industry specific multi-stakeholder initiatives that address modern slavery issues at one or more levels of the supply chain (raw materials, textiles, manufacturing)?
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Adidas UK
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updated 4 months ago by Lucia Ixtacuy

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"Throughout 2021, we continued to engage with external stakeholders from the investor community, international organisations and civil society, including by:

•Providing regular briefings for the ESG and investor community given the high level of interest in

due diligence efforts to satisfy forced labour provisions within current and emerging regulations in North America and Europe.

•Engaging with UNICEF and providing case study materials outlining how we have worked with upstream suppliers to combat modern slavery and the worst forms of childlabour, which was included in A Compendium of Company and Industry Examples from the garment sector....

Continuing our engagement with Anti-Slavery International, ASOS, IndustriALL, and the UK Home Office in relation to the development of an independent grievance mechanism and training centre

for garment manufacturers in Mauritius. ...

•Renewing our sponsorship of the Yarn Ethically and Sustainably Sourced(YESS) initiative, a due diligence approach in the cotton textile industry to address forced labour

Lucia Ixtacuy.....2022-12-09 00:01:12 UTC