Cerno means 'solve' in Latin, and that is exactly what we do.  We solve issues relating to human rights and modern slavery, especially in conflict and fragile contexts at the bottom of supply chains where risks are heightened.   

Cerno brings together a multi-disciplinary team of leading experts in human rights, conflict, business, diplomacy, mediation and the law.  Our success is founded on our unique approach which draws on simple mediation and facilitation principles.  This requires us to always work in a collaborative manner, building trust between our clients and their stakeholders, to find solutions that meet their underlying needs. 

Corporate clients. We can help you: 

  • Become leaders when compared to your peers and competitors 
  • Improve your business practices by also respecting human rights
  • Protect your business by properly addressing workers’ grievances 

Donor clients. We can help you:

  • Undertake innovate research and programming 
  • Develop criminal justice programmes to combat human trafficking
  • Develop access-to-justice programmes for effective workers' remedy