We provide training to company CSR and procurement staff, auditors, suppliers, workers, government actors, investors, and CSOs globally.
Our training programs raise awareness and build capacity to help create conditions for ethical and fair employment. Our customized solutions provide practical tools, skills, and knowledge in the areas below. Contact us to learn how we can support your organization.
Bridge gaps in systems and processes
Overcome implementation obstacles
Deepen commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) values
Create sustainable improvements
Empower workers to participate in solutions
Ethical Recruitment for Employers
Topics include worker vulnerability, due diligence on labor agencies, and fees and reimbursement.
Our training programs on effective policies, management systems, and due diligence complement this topic.
Human Rights Due Diligence
Builds skills and know-how for supply chain and stakeholder mapping, issue identification and risks, root cause analysis, remediation, and prevention.
Training programs are often coupled with effective code of conduct guidance and implementation.
Training for Migrant and Recruited Workers
We provide guidance for safe, fair, and legal work through the employment lifecycle. Additional lessons can be included for employees who migrate for work.
Labor and Ethics Auditor Training
Material covered typically includes gathering good data and triangulation, interviewing skills, documents and payroll, site observation, data management, and actionable reporting.
Effective Code of Conduct Implementation
Our customized training on this topic often accompanies our consulting services for developing robust brand and/or supplier Code of Conduct and Human Rights Due Diligence processes. The curriculum is aimed at rolling out new or existing company policies to employers and/or suppliers.
Gender and Social Responsibility
Training programs on this topic explore the gender dynamics of workplaces to understand the root causes of gender inequality in relation to women and girls, including forms of discrimination and violence. Training will focus on systems change and remediation through gender-sensitive labor risk reduction strategies.
Verité Management Systems Approach
Introduces a systems thinking approach and applies the plan-do-check-act management method used in business for the control and continuous improvement of socially responsible processes.
Suggested additional training curriculum includes effective policies & gathering data.
Worker Wellbeing and Life Skills
Training programs can be catered to employers and managers or directly to workers. Topics include nutrition and health, family finances, labor law, and occupational health and safety.
Grievance and Feedback
Training covers effective grievance systems, follow-up and remediation, assessing worker wellbeing, worker agency and empowerment, and whistleblower and anonymity mechanisms.
“Mars has partnered with Verité to support our strategic human rights goals in our operations and across our cocoa supply chain through specialized training and capacity building. Verité’s training programs are professional, engaging, and have contributed significantly to strengthening due diligence, monitoring, and remediation systems implemented through our supply chain partners.”
“Pentland Brands are very pleased to have worked with Verité in the design and delivery of our global Modern Slavery training. Engaging people and cultures worldwide requires a partner with global reputation, experience and reach. Verité ticked all the boxes.”