Regulating Global Supply Chains to Empower Workers

The Massive Open Online Course "‘Regulating Global Supply Chains to Empower Workers’" is open for free enrolment on

Watch the course trailer and the course intro here


This FREE online course discusses key policy proposal for regulating global supply chains to empower workers and their organisations. The course offers a combination of lectures, reading materials and zoom workshops with top experts from academia and the labour sector.


You can attend this course and study at your own pace. Workload: 6-7 hrs/chapter.


Wherever you are, all you need is only an internet connection and eagerness to learn more.

For Whom?

Trade unionists, labour activists, labour educators, labour researchers, NGOs and everybody else interested in the topic. No prior knowledge on the topic is required.


Once you complete the course, you can obtain an official certificate from the GLU and iversity.

• The Certificate of Participation costs 29 € and it can be purchased at any time after the completion of the

• Participants from non-OECD countries and trade unionists from OECD countries may receive a scholarship
for the certificate.

• To apply for a scholarship, send an email to online(at), specifying your
   organisation and your country.

In this course, you will learn about:

Chapter 1: Introduction to the course
Chapter 2: Towards a fair trade regime
Chapter 3: Designing sustainable industrial policies
Chapter 4: Building a fair taxation regime
Chapter 5: Effective Mandatory Due Diligence
Chapter 6: Equitable purchasing contracts and practices
Chapter 7: Worker/trade union - driven social responsibility

If you are more interested in this kind of online courses, visit the  Global Labour University Online Academy

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