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IKEA and Child Labor
A look at how Ikea has attempted to abolish child labor in its supply chain.
# 134766 | 750 words | 1 source | 2007 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2007 in Business (Companies)


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The paper discusses how for ten years IKEA has been struggling with suppliers to prevent child labor. The paper describes how the first child labor accusations directed at IKEA came in 1994 and were dealt with swiftly and thoroughly, amending purchasing contracts to include the provision that no child labor could be utilized by their suppliers. The paper looks at how IKEA has designed a code of conduct, internal controls, and third-party audits as a way to abolish child labor in its supply chain.

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"For ten years IKEA has been struggling with suppliers to prevent child labor. The first child labor accusations directed at IKEA came in 1994 and were dealt with swiftly and thoroughly, amending purchasing contracts to include the provision that no child labor could be utilized by their suppliers. IKEA has designed a code of conduct, internal controls, and third-party audits as a way to abolish child labor in its supply chain. Marianne Barner, IKEA's children's ombudsman, has the responsibility to represent the needs of the children who are affected by IKEA's carpet suppliers. IKEA has gone well beyond trying to discontinue child labor..."

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