Social Accountability International's Newsletter - August 2013

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Social Accountability International's Newsletter - August 2013

The latest news and events on CSR, human rights and supply chain management from Social Accountability International (SAI)
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SAI Newsletter August 2013: www.sa-intl.org/news

Group photo from the Brazil Worker Engagement workshop in Sao Paulo. Learn more about the program: www.sa-intl.org/brazilworkerengagement

SAI India Intern Kritika Joshi works with SAI's Alex Katz at a training in New Delhi on the impact of overtime and productivity on working conditions.

Interview with Farhana Sharmin of the CSR Centre Bangladesh on the climate for labor rights in Bangladesh: www.sa-intl.org/farhanasharmin

On August 10, SAI Communications Manager Joleen Ong led a two-hour workshop in Faridabad, India at the South Asian Fundraising Group's (SAFRG) 24th Annual Conference. Ms. Ong spoke about how NGOs can integrate social media tools to increase visibility and support fundraising efforts. Learn more at @bit.ly/15Cqvuu

Tata Steel achieves SA8000 certification for the fourth time in Jamshedpur, India. Learn more: http://sa-intl.org/tatasteelsa8000

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 on SA8000 & the UN Guiding Principles for Business & Human Rights, 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, August 20, 2013 - 10:20am

RAGS Project to Reduce Gender Discrimination in India
This 3 year program in garment factories is a humble effort to change the lives of women and to help establish a communications platform for workers and managers

Brazil: "Rapid Results" Approach to Worker Health & Safety
Updates from Wave 1's 30-day mark of the project's 100-day timeline

Tata Steel Earns 4th SA8000 Certification
The company has demonstrated compliance to SA8000 for nearly a decade

Pillars in Practice Project Update: Bangladesh
Interview with the CSR Centre Bangladesh on the climate for labor rights in Bangladesh

KPMG Sustainable Supply Chains
SAI leads seminar on securing long term business viability through sustainable supply chains in India

How Companies Can Implement the UN Guiding Principles for Business & Human Rights
Two-day training event demonstrates how companies can transform principles to practice  

Webcast: Effective Social Compliance Management Systems
Improving Social Performance in the Global Supply Chain

Meet SAI's New Intern: Kritika Joshi
Based in New Delhi, we are pleased to welcome Ms. Joshi to the team 

Highlights & Announcements

Keywords: Responsible Business & Employee Engagement | Bangladesh | Events, Media & Communications | India | KPMG | Laborrights | SAI | Sustainbility | garmentsector | genderdiscrimination | genderequity