Social Accountability International's Newsletter - August 2011

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Social Accountability International's Newsletter - August 2011

The latest news and events on CSR and supply chain management from Social Accountability International
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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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Tuesday, August 30, 2011 - 4:45pm

Building a Complaints Management System at a Banana Farm     
After Four Years of Project Cultivar, Finca Laguna Salada organic banana farm converts from word of mouth to a record-keeping system for complaints

Social Dialogue in China: 'WE II Project' Training in 4 Factories      
Improving internal communication, worker negotiations, and addressing forced labor through social dialogue
 
"Behind the Seams" Gap Inc. Releases New Report
The comprehensive online report includes section about its efforts to improve its Supply Chain and use of certification programs
 
Responsible Business in India: "The Missing Variable"
SAI's Rishi Singh participates in a panel discussion about CSR initiatives' opportunities and threats in emerging markets   
 
SAI and China National Textile & Apparel Council Sign Agreement
Beijing-based CNTAC and SAI will work to improve the implementation of sustainability in workplaces 
 
2011 Supplier Workshops in India  
As part of SAI's joint development partnership (PPP) in India, four supplier workshops Sept. - Nov. 2011
 
Highlights & Announcements
Snapshot from Basic SA8000® Course in Dhaka - Project Cultivar in REAL CARD Magazine - SAI's Eileen Kaufman Interviewed by TSPN - ETI-Norway Publishes English Version of 'a Practitioner's Guide to Ethical Trade' - 'The Difference Makers' Author Sandra Waddock Receives Prize - 'Can CSR Ratings Help Improve Labour Practices?' - UNGC Bangladesh Network Event on UNGC Principles & Social Fingerprint®
 
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