Social Accountability International's Newsletter - January 2012

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Social Accountability International's Newsletter - January 2012

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.

Tuesday, January 31, 2012 - 7:55pm

SAI President Recognized as one of 2012's Top Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business Behavior 
For the second year in a row, Alice Tepper Marlin was chosen by Trust Across America™, after a competitive selection period

Social Fingerprint® at Timberland's Global Summit 
The first Social Fingerprint® Trainer Certification Course conducted for Timberland's Assessors to help improve suppliers’ capacity
RAGS Project in India: Supplier Communications
SAI Communications Manager Joleen Ong joined SAI's team in India to promote the RAGS Project & supplier communications  
Corporate Member Spotlight: Gucci  
Gucci enhances its SA8000® path through CSR initiatives, and achieves Responsible Jewellery Council certification
China: Exploring CSR Strategies for the Electronic Industry
At a seminar hosted by CESA, strategies were explored to promote social responsibility in the booming electronics/IT sector    
SAI Board of Directors Welcomes Joe Iarocci
After serving on SAI's Advisory Board for almost a decade, Mr. Iarocci also joins SAI's governing Board of Directors
Enroll in Global SA8000® Auditor Training Courses
2012 Training Schedule - International Locations & Online Courses Available
SAI Team Expands in New York
Please join us in welcoming the latest additions to SAI's team: Stephanie Wilson, Roshana Nabi and Yuting Zhu

New Statistics: SA8000® Around the World
Over 1.6 Million Workers are Employed in SA8000® Certified Facilities
Highlights & Announcements
2nd Annual Garment Sector Roundtable – SAI Presents at Wellesley College’s Albright Institute – Social Fingerprint® & SA8000® Training Seminar in Shenzhen – Social Fingerprint Webinar for the Middle East – Public Comment Period: UN Women Gender Equity Standard – ASHCA Workshop: Implications of Public Policy and Corporate Practice


JoLeen Ong
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Social Accountability International (SAI)
Keywords: Business & Trade | CSR | China | India | Training | garment | laborstandards | sa8000 | socialenterprise | socialfingerprint | supplychainmanagement