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How Procurement Decisions Can Advance Decent Work in Supply Chains

Course

Self-paced e-learning

UN Partner

Offered by

United Nations Global Compact Academy

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Course details

Level
Introductory
Language
English
French
Portuguese
Spanish
Chinese
Venue
Online
Certificate
No
Price
Free

Course summary

This e-learning course covers best practices for sustainable procurement and provides guidance on engaging with suppliers around the topic of decent work.

About this course

Access the New UN Global Compact Academy E-learning Course on Decent Work in Supply Chains

Companies play a crucial role in achieving Goal 8 on decent work and economic growth. By sourcing products from responsible suppliers, businesses can leverage their purchasing power to create positive impacts for workers in the global supply chain. This e-learning course covers best practices for sustainable procurement and provides guidance on engaging with suppliers around the topic of decent work. It introduces the UN Global Compact Decent Work Engagement Toolkit for Sustainable Procurement, which consists of a set of practical tools designed to support procurement teams and other relevant parties to embed decent work considerations into their decision making, to set KPIs and to meaningfully engage with suppliers.

This course is available in English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, and Chinese.

Target audience

Participating companies of the UN Global Compact

Learning objectives

By completing this session and related learning materials, you will learn to:

  • Understand the role a procurement team can play in improving working conditions in the global supply chain
  • Communicate about decent work issues to suppliers
  • Recognize common issues and remedies related to decent work in supply chains

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