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Enhancing Transparency and Accountability in Uzbekistan’s Cotton Industry

This project seeks to improve labor conditions and prevent forced labor in Uzbekistan’s cotton industry by strengthening workers’ and employers’ ability to promote adherence to international labor standards.

Uzbekistan American Center for International Labor Solidarity (Solidarity Center) $2,000,000 08/26/2022 08/25/2024

Una Cosecha Justa: Project to Reduce Child Labor, Forced Labor, and Other Forms of Labor Exploitation in the Chile Pepper and Tomato Sectors in Mexico

The Una Cosecha Justa project aims to increase protections for workers and reduce the risk of child labor, forced labor, and other labor rights violations among indigenous and migrant workers in the chile pepper and tomato sectors. The project will mobilize government officials, employers, workers, workers’ organizations, agricultural outreach workers, community leaders, and civil society organizations to address labor violations and increase worker engagement in advocating for their labor rights. 

Mexico World Vision $7,000,000 08/02/2022 02/01/2027

Sustentar: Project to Build and Strengthen Sustainability Systems in the Tomato and Chile Sectors in Mexico

The Sustentar project aims to increase private sector stakeholders’ accountability to uphold core labor standards consistent with Mexican labor laws and the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement’s (USMCA) Labor Chapter, with a specific focus on addressing child labor, forced labor, and acceptable conditions of work.  The project will include a focus on states that produce chile peppers and tomatoes, including Baja California, Baja California Sur, and Chihuahua.

Mexico Social Accountability International $5,000,000 04/01/2022 10/31/2026

Building a Comprehensive Government of Mexico Approach to Combating Child Labor and Forced Labor

This project will enhance the effectiveness of the Government of Mexico to combat child labor and forced labor at the federal level and support specific interventions in the southern states of Chiapas, Yucatán, and Quintana Roo. The duration of the project will be five years (60 months).

Mexico International Labor Organization (ILO) $13,000,000 04/01/2022 03/31/2027

Increasing Collective Action to Address Child Labor, Forced Labor, and Other Unacceptable Conditions of Work in El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras

The project will work with civil society and workers' organizations in El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras to strengthen their capacity and bolster their collaboration with government agencies, the private sector and other stakeholders to protect labor rights and reduce child labor and forced labor. The project will focus on organizations that represent indigenous, Afro-descendant, and Garifuna populations, while promoting gender and racial equity.

El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras Pan American Development Foundation $8,400,000 12/31/2021 06/06/2026

ALFA: Addressing Labor Exploitation in Fishing in ASEAN

The ALFA project will strengthen the capacity of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) sectoral bodies and member countries to coordinate and collaborate to address forced labor and abusive working conditions in the region’s fishing industry. ALFA will focus on ASEAN regional policy implementation, and increased engagement with the private sector, worker organizations, and civil society to mitigate forced labor and trafficking, and improve working conditions for a more sustainable, responsible and resilient fishing sector.

Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam Development Alternatives Incorporated (DAI) $2,500,000 12/15/2021 06/14/2026

MY Voice: Project to Combat Forced Labor and Child Labor in the Production of Goods in Malaysia

The MY Voice project will combat forced labor and child labor in the garment and palm oil industries in Malaysia in three main ways: 1) building the capacity of workers and civil society organizations to advocate for labor rights; 2) elevating the role of worker voice in private sector social compliance systems in these industries; and 3) increasing access to remedies for workers exploited for forced labor or child labor.

Malaysia Social Accountability International $5,000,000 12/15/2021 06/14/2026

Global Accelerator Lab Project: Intensifying Action Against Forced Labor and Child Labor

ILAB’s Global Accelerator Lab project will support broader and more effective action under Alliance 8.7, a global partnership to assist United Nations (UN) member States to end child labor, forced labor, human trafficking and modern slavery by 2030. 

Ghana, Global, Malaysia, Nigeria, Regional, Somalia International Labor Organization (ILO) $10,000,000 12/01/2021 10/15/2025

Global Trace Protocol Project

The Global Trace Protocol Project by ELEVATE seeks to increase downstream tracing of goods made by child labor and forced labor. The project is designed to address the barriers in supply chain traceability, and result in the development and sharing of open, accessible and replicable tools that can advance the knowledge base on supply chain tracing and scale the adoption of traceability solutions by various actors in different sectors.

Congo, Democratic Republic of the (DRC), Global, Pakistan ELEVATE Limited $4,000,000 12/10/2020 12/09/2024

STREAMS – Supply Chain Tracing and Engagement Methodologies

The STREAMS project seeks to increase downstream tracing of goods made by child labor and forced labor.  The project is developing a comprehensive analytical framework for use by a broad set of stakeholders to categorize supply chains and methods for tracing and validating supply chain connections.  The project will disseminate the supply chain tracing tools and methodologies to enable and promote adoption by diverse actors across sectors.

Global, India Verité $4,000,000 12/10/2020 06/09/2025
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