Thailand’s Minister of Labour H.E. Police General Adul Sangsingkeohas identified public-private collaboration as crucial to bring responsible business practices into supply chains in the country and presided the event on “Decent Work for Sustainable enterprises in global supply chains“, organized in the context of the joint EU-ILO-OECD Responsible Supply Chains in Asia project.
The Responsible Supply Chains in Asia Project is a European Union-funded project developed in close collaboration with ILO and OECD that enables businesses to dialogue on challenges and opportunities in relation to corporate social responsibility/responsible business conduct in six Asian countries – China, Japan, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, and Viet Nam.
In Thailand, the project’s focus is on the agriculture and automotive sectors, both of which account for a high number of jobs in the region and play an important role in trade linkages with the EU, within the Thai economy and across Asia. This initiative is one of the expressions of the EU’s long-standing commitment to promote human rights, decent work, and sustainable development.
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