Sumary of Otto Group extends partnership with Save the Children:
- The Otto Group is stepping up its efforts to protect children’s rights in global supply chains.
- The retail and service group has signed the Joint Action Pledge to combat child labor and agreed to expand the existing cooperation with Save the Children.
- This includes, for example, the revision of internal guidelines and processes, the ongoing sensitization of Otto Group employees with regard to the topic, and the support of employees in the production facilities through the implementation of family-friendly working conditions together with business partners.
- By signing the Joint Action Pledge of the Center for Child Rights and Business, a subsidiary of Save the Children, the Otto Group has committed itself to integrating respect for children’s rights into its business processes in the future according to jointly defined action criteria.
- – Otto Group Working against child labor and respecting children’s rights is a high priority for Otto, since according to a report by the International Labor Organization around 160 million children around the world are still affected by child labour.
- The signing goes hand in hand with the expansion of the cooperation with Save the Children, the world’s largest independent children’s rights organization, which has existed since 2020.
- Together with companies, we can counter child labor in supply chains in many ways.