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Sustainable Production and Consumption

From China pilot to the Nordic Initiative to MOVE China

11,176

workers and managers trained

370

24

workers and managers trained

4

factories participating

3,601

Pilot in China: Axfoundation initiates digital training at Axel Johnson companies’ suppliers in China. Five Axel Johnson companies start implementing the training: Axfood, Filippa K, Kicks, Martin & Servera and ÅhlÊns.

2014

factories participating

workers and managers trained

21

2015

Thailand

factories participating

2016

2017

Forced labor among migrant workers in Thailand spurs the Nordic Initiative: Every year, millions of people cross borders to work. Many work in global supply chains providing foods and goods to Europe. Migrant workers help fill labor shortages and contribute to economic growth. But many risk exploitation and exposure to discrimination and forced labor. To address these issues, The Nordic Initiative was formed in 2017, consisting of Axfood, Axfoundation, Coop Sweden, CPF Denmark, ICA, Martin & Servera, Menigo, Norvida, Unil Norway and Quizrr. Through joint efforts, the initiative aims to raise awareness among farmers and factory workers in Thailand, so that trafficking, discrimination and other ill treatment can be prevented and stopped.