Tex Line Associates Commits to SAI Corporate Programs

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Tex Line Associates Commits to SAI Corporate Programs

The Singapore-based apparel sourcing agent commits to SAI's Corporate Programs at the Signatory level
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SAI is pleased to welcome Tex Line Associates Pte. Ltd. (Tex Line) to its Corporate Programs. Tex Line has joined at the Signatory level - demonstrating the highest commitment to labor standards compliance and continual improvement throughout its supply chains.

Wednesday, October 3, 2012 - 10:00am

As a Corporate Programs member, Tex Line commits to SAI's Statement of Shared Mission to improve working conditions in its supply chain, in accordance with performance criteria based on relevant ILO conventions and national law, utilizing management systems and multi-stakeholder dialogue. As part of the membership services, SAI will first conduct a Social Fingerprint® evaluation of Tex Line headquarters and benchmark its supply chain management program. SAI will then work with them to set the priorities for the following year.

"We are happy to embrace SAI shared mission as we believe in the true value of SAI Corporate Programs," said Michael Koh, Managing Director of Tex Line." "We look forward to elevating our business supply chain service to a higher level with the program and sharing the vision with our business partners.  It is certainly a great new step for Tex Line."

"It is great news to be working with Tex Line," said SAI Director of Corporate Programs and Training Craig Moss. "As an apparel sourcing agent in Singapore, it offers tremendous potential to make a positive impact throughout their supply chains by raising the bar for social compliance."

Tex Line is an apparel sourcing agent based in Singapore, with offices all over Asia and Europe. Its estimated annual revenue as a Group is USD 500 million, and it works with over 200 active suppliers. Tex Line's membership is aligned with its business ethics and corporate social responsibility priorities, and the company has a longstanding relationship with SAI.

At a national level in Singapore, Tex Line has been recognized for its entrepreneurial approach to business. In 2001, Tex Line was ranked by the Economic Development Board as the 5th most enterprising company in Singapore. In 2002, its Managing Director Michael Koh was named as one of the top ten entrepreneurs of the year.

>>Learn more about SAI Corporate Program member commitments.


Joleen Ong
+1 (212) 684-1414ext. 243
Social Accountability International (SAI)
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