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Organization Name

Volkswagen AG

Case Story Title

Better Health and Safety for Suppliers

Case Story Date

2007/10/24

Issues Addressed

  • Supply Chain Sustainability

Case Story Category

Internalization Project

Countries of Impact

Brazil

Case Description

This case study focuses on the “Better Health and Safety for Suppliers” project and how Volkswagen AG seeks to strengthen their policy in Health Protection, Promotion and Occupational Safety by promoting social protection, improving safety and health standards and strengthening labour inspection. The project is a partnership project between Volkswagen, the International Labour Organization and the German Corporation for Technical Cooperation. The project entails first facilitating the participation of selected Volkswagen suppliers in Brazil, Mexico and South Africa in audits with respect to Occupational Safety and Health in their workplace.

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Authors

Maria Kristjansdottir
Reykjavik University, School of Law
mariak02@ru.is

Contact Person

None

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