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business Archives - Shiva Foundation - Archive

September 2018

Shiva Foundation launched the Stop Slavery Blueprint, a free online tool to help hoteliers tackle risk of modern slavery in the business and supply chains. The toolkit includes guidance, templates, training, signs to spot and reporting protocols based on input from the industry and anti-trafficking experts.

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March 2018

Shiva Foundation presented the Stop Slavery Blueprint as an example of cross-sector collaboration at an event celebrating collaboration to tackle modern slavery held at UN Women Headquarters in New York.

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March 2018

Shiva Foundation launched its report: ‘Charting a Course for Collective Action: Addressing Slavery in the Hotel Industry’. The report offers insight into Shiva Foundation’s experience coordinating the Stop Slavery Hotel Industry Network during its first phase of working, reviewing the challenges encountered and providing recommendations for the multifaceted changes that…

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March 2018

The Stop Slavery Hotel Industry Network published their ‘Framework for Working with Suppliers: Mitigating Risk of Modern Slavery’. The Framework is a tool intended to be used by stakeholders at various levels of management within the hotel industry. It recommends specific responsibilities for brands, hotel owners and management companies, based…

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June 2017

As a newly invited permanent board member, Shiva Foundation attended the first meeting of the London Modern Slavery Partnership Board within the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime.

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September 2017

Shiva Foundation, in partnership with the Director of Labour Market Enforcement, convened a roundtable to discuss “Mitigating Risk of Labour Exploitation in the Hotel Industry”. Read the summary of the discussion in our report . Please note that this summary is of the discussion and that the suggestions are not…

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July 2017

Shiva Hotels rolled out the Stop Slavery Blueprint across its entire hotel group, making it the first of its kind within the UK to run a comprehensive anti-slavery programme across all of its hotels.

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July 2017

The Stop Slavery Hotel Industry Network officially launched a free resource hub featuring over 100 tools (guidance, templates, policies, and toolkits) for anyone looking to work on their own anti-trafficking initiatives.

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February 2017

The Stop Slavery Hotel Industry Network officially formed at its first of four meetings for the next 12 months. The membership, endorsed by the British Hospitality Association (BHA) agreed to regularly meet to pull together best practice, learn from individual experience and facilitate action that requires this type of collaboration to…

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December 2016

Shiva Foundation supported the launch of the Stop Slavery Blueprint pilot within one of the hotels within the Shiva Hotels portfolio. The pilot included awareness training for all staff, embedding anti-slavery protocols and beginning communications with suppliers. For more information, read the Pilot Goals and Objectives.

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November 2016

Using the November industry roundtable as an inaugural meeting, Shiva Foundation coordinated the creation of the Stop Slavery Hotel Industry Network. The Network which was launched on 30 November at the Trust Women conference, brings together key players to address human trafficking in the industry.  

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November 2016

Shiva Foundation in partnership with Thomson Reuters Foundation held an industry roundtable to learn best practice for tackling human trafficking in the hotel industry.

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July 2016

Shiva Hotels published a position statement on human trafficking and modern slavery. The statement, which can be found here, has been made public in the lobbies of all Shiva hotels.

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May 2015

We partnered with long established and highly respected charity, Unseen, to deliver an initial awareness raising and creative thinking session with the general managers and operations staff across the Shiva Hotels group.

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