On behalf of the Responsible Business Alliance (RBA, formerly the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition or EICC) and with Humanity United’s collaboration, ELEVATE introduced The Workplace of Choice, a 32-month long project in Malaysia. The award-winning project aims to protect foreign migrant workers from exploitation and promotes safe and fair working conditions in Malaysia’s vital electronics industry. The RBA is composed of leading electronics companies dedicated to improve corporate social responsibility in supply chains all over the world. The Workplace of Choice project assists in ensuring fair and safe labor practices, workers surveys, grievance mechanisms as well as a series of innovative educational and capacity building practices in the industry.
The Workplace of Choice was awarded “Most innovative new program” at the Sedex Awards 2017.
This impact-focused project is strengthening the sustainability of Malaysia’s vital electronics sector by drawing on worker voice to promote safe and fair labor practices for foreign migrant workers. It is also instilling a series of innovative educational and capacity building practices that support remediation.
The scope of services includes carrying out: