Two vietnamese women sewing a blue fish net
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October 2021

Supporting workers' rights: ALDI pilots amfori’s “Speak for Change” grievance mechanism programme

The ALDI SOUTH Group is partnering with amfori to pilot their “Speak for Change” grievance mechanism in Vietnam. This project will give workers a voice and improve their working conditions.

Not all workers can speak up when something is wrong in their workplace. Access to effective grievance mechanisms is essential to ensure a fair and safe working environment. The ALDI SOUTH Group wants to work closely with business partners and different stakeholders along our supply chains to change this.

Building on our pre-existing relationship with amfori, the ALDI SOUTH Group is now piloting their “Speak for Change” supply chain grievance mechanism in Vietnam. This project creates a trustworthy mechanism for workers in ALDI food and non-food supply chains to speak up and voice concerns and complaints. Together with our business partners, we are committed to investigating and remediating potential complaints. If proven successful, the programme will be rolled out to further sourcing countries.

This pilot project will support ALDI in implementing its International CR Strategy in the area of human rights. By providing workers with access to a grievance mechanism, ALDI is upholding workers’ human rights and actively contributing to better working conditions.


 

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