CLP news and events


  1. Event

    Tackling child labour in supply chains - Child Labour Platform (CLP) Meeting

    During the meeting, a member company will share its experience on integrating labour rights into business operations, followed by an in-depth discussion.

  2. Public-private partnership

    Stora Enso and ILO sign unique partnership to promote decent work and combat child labour

    22 April 2015


  1. Event

    Tackling child labour in supply chains - Child Labour Platform (CLP) Meeting

    During the meeting, CLP members and ILO experts will review the policies and procedures a member company has in place to address child labour and consider how these could be strengthened.

  2. AP-Forced Labour Net online discussion

    Eradicating forced and child labour from the supply chains: How to institute real change?

    The AP-Forced Labour Net invites participants to share experiences on different approaches to address forced and child labour in supply chains and to discuss the way forward to tackle remaining challenges.

  3. Public-Private Partnerships

    CAOBISCO and ILO extend cooperation in combating child labour in seasonal hazelnut harvesting in Turkey

    18 June 2014

    Project addresses seasonal work by children in hazelnut farming in Turkey.

  4. Meeting document

    UN Global Compact Human Rights and Labour Working Group Child Labour Platform Meeting Report

    17 June 2014

    The UN Global Compact Human Rights and Labour Working Group’s Child Labour Platform (CLP) convened on 6th and 7th March 2014 at the International Labour Organization headquarters in Geneva. This working group is co-chaired by the International Organisation of Employers (IOE) and the International Trades Union Confederation (ITUC), which are thus the co-chairs of the CLP.

  5. News

    Child labour and businesses: role and opportunities for investors

    27 May 2014

    Socially responsible investing groups have long been involved in the worldwide movement against child labour. Investors are increasingly interested in gathering robust information about the way companies manage the risk of child labour in their supply chains. The Child Labour Platform is a cross-sectoral, business-led initiative for exchange and learning about effective practices to combat child labour. Benjamin Smith, Senior Officer for CSR for IPEC-FPRW, presents the CLP to a group of socially responsible investors and banks in Stockholm, Sweden, and discusses what investors and businesses can do to to prevent and remediate child labour in supply chains.

  6. Public private partnership

    Event at ILO highlights business initiatives to tackle child labour

    12 March 2014


  1. News

    UN Global Compact Leaders learn more about the ILO-Global Compact Child Labour Platform

    23 September 2013

    On September 19, 2013, a special event took place during the UN Global Compact Leaders Summit in New York offered to companies and other stakeholders the opportunity to learn more about the Child Labour Platform (CLP).

  2. Event

    Tackling child labour in global value chains

    19 September 2013

    A special event during the UN Global Compact Leaders’s Summit brings together companies, the ILO and employers’ and trade union representatives to discuss tools and mechanisms to tackle child labour in value chains.