SAI's newsletter is a monthly online publication, covering the latest news from SAI including CSR and supply chain management insight from the field, SAI program updates from around the world, Social Fingerprint®, SA8000 certification statistics, upcoming events and training seminars, job opportunities, and more. The newsletter aims to provide readers with a glimpse into the impact of our mission, and its multi-stakeholder approach to achieving decent workplaces around the world.
Fire Safety & Prevention: Interview with Dundar Sahin
After visiting 17 factories in Pakistan, Mr. Sahin discusses his experience on the ground to assess the risk of fire and disaster readiness
Bangladesh & Pakistan: Tragic Fires Underscore Urgent Safety Needs
The recent fire at the Tazreen Fashions & Ali Enterprises draws further attention to dangers for workers in the South Asian garment industry
'The Human Price': Responses to the New York Times
The two-part series reported on some challenges of implementing voluntary standards & the complexities behind supply chain management- SAI & SAAS board members & peers respond
Spotlight: 'Pillars in Practice' Local Partners
SAI asks its local partners in Bangladesh, Nicaragua & Zimbabwe about the program's significance and potential human rights impact
Implementing the UN Guiding Principles for Business & Human Rights
Two-day Training Event - January 28-29, Utrecht, The Netherlands
SA8000 Auditor Training in Karachi
On November 12-16, SAI convened a Basic SA8000 Auditor Training course in Karachi, Pakistan. The course was led by SAI Lead Trainer, Richard Rowe.
SAI Advisory Board member Amy Hall, Director of Social Consciousness at EILEEN FISHER, was elected to the board of directors of the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC). Ms. Hall also spoke at two apparel industry events in New York City: the Oeko-Tex Next 20 Event on November 14 and the Women's Wear Daily Global Sourcing Summit on October 2.
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