Realise the Potential of your Ethical Trade Programme

Look at how promoting ethical trade and workers’ rights contributes to the sustainable development goals

The purpose of this report is: To explain how the SDGs are relevant to ethical trade and workers’ rights, particularly SDG 8 and other key goals. Responsible business conduct and respect for human rights in global supply chains has been identified as one of the most effective ways of advancing sustainable development. To explain the links between the SDGs, the UNGPs and ETI’s work. This should help ETI members to demonstrate progress against the SDGs through their activities and ETI membership. To provide some useful references and resources. This includes a map of the ETI Base Code against the SDGs and an outline of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs) as a ‘means of  SDG implementation'.

Studies / Research / Report
Ethical Trading Initative
40 pages
Sustainable Development Goals [SDGs]
Labour Rights
UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights [UNGPs]