Our Vision is a World Where People Work Under Safe, Fair, and Legal Conditions.

Verité® provides the knowledge and tools to eliminate the most serious labor and human rights abuses in global supply chains.  Learn more >

Services

CUMULUS Forced Labor Screen™

Member-companies access a technology-driven platform that maps labor supply chains and proactively screens for forced labor risk. Learn more

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Assessments

We conduct comprehensive audits to provide insight into working conditions in global supply chains. Learn more

Research

We undertake research on key issues in responsible sourcing, providing an objective view of labor conditions. Learn more

Training

We design and deliver training programs that improve social responsibility programs, build auditor skills, and empower workers. Learn More

Consulting

We guide companies in strengthening supply chain management systems to proactively control risks. Learn more

Across sectors, industries, and countries, we develop tools, implement programs, and conduct research to take aim at serious labor issues.

Sector Expertise:  Agriculture | Apparel | Construction | Electronics | Extractives | Financial Services | Food & Beverage | Footwear | Hard Goods | Healthcare | Hospitality | Pharmaceuticals | Toys

Focus Issues: Forced Labor | Human Trafficking | Child Labor | Gender Discrimination | Unethical Recruitment | Transparency and Due Diligence

We have a history of work in over 70 countries with a global network of experts in Africa, Asia, Europe, South America, North America, and Australia.

The Latest at Verité

Worker Participation as a Catalyst for Supply Chain Transformation

Worker Participation as a Catalyst for Supply Chain Transformation

As companies look to uphold ethical labor practices in their supply chains, a major challenge arises – how to promote worker freedom of association (FoA) rights in places where union rights are legally restricted? Furthermore, the corporate accountability landscape is shifting toward government regulation of supply chain compliance via transparency and due diligence mandates and trade sanctions. Considering this, how must companies reassess the prevailing practices in their supply chains that create obstacles and suppression of rights, even in countries where union rights are less restrictive on pape

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Shedding Light on the Financial Burdens of Migrant Workers through Worker-Led Data Collection 

Shedding Light on the Financial Burdens of Migrant Workers through Worker-Led Data Collection 

As new and emerging human rights due diligence (HRDD) legislation, such as the recently passed EU Corporate Social Due Diligence Directive (CSDDD), gains traction, the demand for transparent and accurate information regarding labor recruitment costs has escalated. As global supply chains grapple with the pervasive issue of debt bondage, a deeply rooted manifestation of forced labor, the urgent need to shed light on the hidden financial burdens shouldered by migrant workers has become critical.

The Fostering Fee Accountability and Cost Tracking (FFACT) project, a collaborative effort between Verité and over 10 other civil society organizations (CSOs) in India, Bangladesh, and Malaysia, is addressing the need for transparent, accurate calculations of recruitment costs through worker-led digital

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STREAMS Holds Workshop in New Delhi, India to Validate Findings from Traceability Field Pilots 

STREAMS Holds Workshop in New Delhi, India to Validate Findings from Traceability Field Pilots 

Companies face mounting pressures from consumers, regulators, and their own ethical and sustainability commitments when it comes to upholding workers’ rights. Through two pioneering field pilots in the Indian cotton supply chain, Verité’s U.S. Department of Labor-funded Supply Chain Tracing and Engagement Methodologies (STREAMS) project is testing innovative approaches that combine supply chain traceability with robust labor rights due diligence. These pilots represent efforts to develop an evidence-base and resources that will help companies strengthen human rights due diligence efforts proactively, rather than reactively. 

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