Value chain risk analysis

Domestic Transport

Children's rights

Child labour in domestic transport is common in many tourist destinations. Numerous children and young people (mostly boys) work as informal helpers for transportation companies or family businesses or are directly recruited by drivers.

Domestic Transport

Community impact

Increasing mobility is leading to rising demand for transport infrastructure. Megaprojects such as airports, as well as smaller construction projects, may violate the rights of local communities.

International Transport

Community impact

Negative impacts of international transport on communities may be related to noise and environmental pollution, leading to health issues and environmental damage.

Domestic Transport

Customer rights

The main customer rights issues when travelling in their destination countries are getting involved in an accident and accessibility for customers with disabilities.

International Transport

Customer rights

The main customer rights related risks in the international transportation industry concern customer data privacy and accessibility for customers with disabilities.

International Transport

Modern slavery

Modern slavery in international transport mostly concerns human trafficking, as people can be forcibly transported across borders via airplanes, buses, trains and ferries.

International Transport

Women's rights

A large proportion of high-profile positions in international transportation companies are still mainly male dominated. Discrimination of women in the transportation industry is common.

Domestic Transport

Workers' rights

Local driving personnel have a crucial role in tourism: their working conditions and motivation directly influence customer satisfaction and safety.

International Transport

Workers' rights

High competition and price pressure in the international transport industry have a direct impact on working conditions. Long working hours, low wages, and tight schedules leading to inadequate rest time are common.