Social Accountability International's Newsletter - January 2013

The latest news and events on CSR, human rights and supply chain management from Social Accountability International (SAI)

SOURCE: Social Accountability International (SAI)

SUMMARY:

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.

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SAI Releases 2011 Annual Report
The Annual Report highlights SAI's efforts in 2011 to advance and implement 'human rights at work'  

Mandatory webinar for SA8000 auditors and trainees to enhance competence in health & safety
 
SAI invites factories in the São Paulo region to join the Worker Engagement Program to help enhance health and safety systems
The Project's workshops in India offer a timely focus on gender discrimination to foster change  
 
3rd annual workshop offered a forum for dialogue and discussion on sustainability issues 
 
SAI & Cividep joint roundtable draws a diverse group of stakeholders to discuss challenges in the sector, and a collective path forward
 
The Bangladesh garment sector is one of the three countries and sectors that the PiP Project focuses on to implement the UN Guiding Principles
 
Two-day Training Event - January 28-29, 2013 in Utrecht, The Netherlands 
 
Dorianne Beyer, Chair of the SAI Advisory Board's Membership Committee announced some recent developments to the board 
 
On November 25-29, 2012 SAI convened a Basic SA8000 Auditor Training course in Chittagong, Bangladesh hosted by the German Technical Cooperation (GIZ). 
 
Highlights & Announcements

Tweet me: Latest @SA_INTL news- #SA8000 Fire Safety, #Brazil Call for Suppliers & articles on #India #Bangladesh http://conta.cc/14pUZCZ

Contact Info:

Joleen Ong
Social Accountability International (SAI)
jong@sa-intl.org

KEYWORDS: sa8000, humanrights, csr, Bangladesh, annualreport, China, pillarsinpractice, Brazil, healthandsafety, osha, India, genderdiscrimination, discrimination, firesafety, chittagong, guidingprinciples

     

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