Upcoming CSR Course: Developing & Implementing Effective Social Performance Management Systems

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Upcoming CSR Course: Developing & Implementing Effective Social Performance Management Systems

February 11-12, 2013 in New York: Introduction to SAI's Social Fingerprint Program
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Most people acknowledge that management systems are a critical part of improving social performance in a company. But what does an effective management system look like? Is it just documents? An effective social performance management system is trained, committed people routinely following procedures.

Social Fingerprint® is a program of ratings, training, and toolkits designed to help companies understand and measure their social impact now, and then learn how to improve it. This program helps companies go beyond looking at code violations, to evaluating the processes that are essential to a high-level of social performance – regardless of what labor code or standard a company is trying to meet.

Course Details

Date: February 11-12 2013
Time: 10am-4pm
Location: New York City, USA
Cost: USD $595 per person

Thursday, January 10, 2013 - 1:00pm

This two-day Introduction to Social Fingerprint® course will provide you with a clear understanding of how to develop and implement an effective management system. We will examine the ways in which brands and suppliers can improve worker communication and participation in system implementation -  which can lend itself to improved working conditions and social performance.

Course Agenda

Through a combination of lecture and exercise, this course will cover:  

  • Understanding code & process-based approaches to social performance
  • Evaluating your management systems or those of your suppliers
  • Using Social Fingerprint's nine process-categories to develop & implement your management system
    • Management Systems: Policies and Procedures
    • Internal Social Performance Team
    • Worker Involvement & Communication
    • Complaint Management System
    • Level & Type of Non-Conformances
    • Progress on Corrective Actions
    • External Verification & Stakeholder Engagement
    • Training & Capacity Building
    • Management of Suppliers & Contractors
  • Building a Social Performance Team
  • Designing and running effective labor improvement projects
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