About This Show
Voices is a podcast series by the Institute for Human Rights and Business that takes the conversation on business and human rights around the world. In this series, IHRB staff members talk with activists, academics, lawyers, business executives, and officials in different parts of the world about how they see the business and human rights agenda and challenges in their part of the world.
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Companies with operations in far-flung parts of the world are often reliant on workers from foreign countries working in factories that belong to sub-contractors in third countries. Using leverage systematically and judiciously becomes a challenge for companies. In this conversation with IHRB’s Salil Tripathi, IKEA’s Ajda Cevc outlines the complex nature of the problem and elaborates on steps her company has taken to mitigate harm.
Ajda Cevc is project leader at IKEA driving external engagement and internal policy development regarding responsible recruitment of migrant workers. Cevc works on the development and implementation of the group’s updated approach to prevent child labour and supporting young workers, as well as on other human rights initiatives in the supply chain. She came to work at IKEA in 2015 with experience in civil society, and holds a law degree from University of Ljubljana and an LLM in international human rights law from Lund University.
Rated 5 out of
Very interesting conversations with leading thinkers in the field from Myanmar, Vietnam, Bangladesh, UK and India.
Date published: 2015-02-10