Climate change affects everyone, but the extent of the effects varies across regions. As country/local laws are often non-existent, how do you make sure workers in your supply chain are still covered for the dangers of climate extremes due to climate change such as heatwaves, droughts, wildfires, and hurricanes?

The Ethical Trading Initiative (ETI) puts social dialogue with workers and their representatives at the heart and shares how an apparel factory in Koforidua, two hours north of Ghana’s capital, Accra, is managing their heat-related challenges by utilizing a worker-centric approach. As the article highlights, not all the examples from Koforidua will be relevant to factories in other parts of the world, yet still the article is an informative read.