A new Canadian supply chain law set to take effect Jan. 1, 2024, will place the responsibility on brands, retailers, and importers to identify and prevent child and forced labor within their supplier networks.
The “Fighting Against Forced Labour and Child Labour in Supply Chains Act” is one of several new laws aimed at promoting a more ethical and sustainable global supply chain. The law applies to both domestic and international businesses that meet at least two of three thresholds: CAD $40 million in gross worldwide revenues, $20 million in assets, or an average of 250 employees or more.
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