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Comply with sustainability legislation

Stay ahead of local, national, and international laws to avoid sanctions, brand damage and supply chain disruption.

Benefits for your business

Many governments around the world are using legislation to drive sustainable business practices. You will need to identify these laws and demonstrate your business and supply chain operations are meeting requirements.

Avoid penalties and fines

Supply chain laws come with hefty penalties for organisations who cannot prove their compliance

Prevent supply chain disruption

Avoid having your goods seized by the government and disrupting your supply

Protect your brand & business

Your brand reputation and revenue are at risk if found to be non-compliant with laws

Demonstrate transparency

Consumers and investors are proactively involving themselves with responsible businesses

How we help

Sedex will help you identify and comply with existing and upcoming national and international laws and be responsive to global ESG regulations.

  • Assess: Use our assessment tools and data insights to demonstrate steps you are taking to comply with legislation.
  • Identify: Our industry experts will help you identify which current and future laws you need to be aware of and help to put actions in place to ensure compliance.
  • Report: Use our reporting tools to share your sustainable sourcing activities publicly with stakeholders.
  • Stay informed: As a Sedex member you’ll receive regular updates on upcoming legislation through events, guidance, our Community and your Relationship Manager.

Explore current and upcoming international legislation

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UK Modern Slavery Act

The UK Modern Slavery Act 2015 sets out the legal requirements for how organisations must address and report on modern slavery.

US Legislation Guide

This interactive guide provides information on the forced labour laws that impact US businesses most significantly.

Key legislation

Learn about the key country laws that businesses need to be aware of, to understand how it affects them and what they must do to comply with them.

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