What is SDG 8.7 ?
The Sustainable Development Goals were agreed in 2015 by Heads of Government by all countries. Their aim is to improve the lives of all people.
SDG 8.7 in particular aims to: Take immediate and effective measures to eradicate forced labour, end modern slavery and human trafficking and secure prohibition and elimination of the worst forms of child labour, including recruitment and use of child soldiers, and by 2025 end child labour in all its forms.
What should business do?
Business should ensure that their business practices are
- compliant with the law
- aligned to the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs)
- collaborate with NGOs
How can Ardea help?
We can develop the appropriate polices and procedures. Our unique understanding and working relationships with NGOs can benefit your programmes.