Social Accountability International's Newsletter - April 2012

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Social Accountability International's Newsletter - April 2012

The latest news and events on CSR and supply chain management from Social Accountability International
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SAI's April 2012 Newsletter -

Anvil Knitwear staff by Anvil's TrackMyT display at Grand Central Station during the Earth Day NYC Festival

One of the 'TrackMyT' board games that Anvil Knitwear gave away to children to teach where their t-shirt comes from.

SAI joins the international community to express concern over the death of Aminul Islam and support calls for investigation.

SAI Lead Trainer Badri Gulur (right) conducts an onsite assessment with STX General Director Roger Vassdal

Group photo of STX Vietnam employees - the company employs some 700 people

Aerial shot of STX Vietnam's shipbuilding operations.

SAI Communications Manager Joleen Ong speaks at the Green Festival in NYC on Earth Day

April 19 - SAI President Alice Tepper Marlin discusses the joint India "Scaling Up" Project with India Project Director Rishi Sher Singh and members of GIZ & BSCI in New Delhi.

Snapshot from the "Decent Work in the Textile & Garment Sector in Peru" forum (from left): Julian Vargas, Adidas; Yolanda Brenes, SAI; Marietta Shimizu-Larenas, Independent Consultant; Samuel Diaz, Nike.


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.

Thursday, April 26, 2012 - 3:00pm

>>Anvil Knitwear's Educational Approach to Sustainability
SAI interviews Anvil Knitwear's Caterina Conti to learn more about its efforts to promote ethical consumerism, and Earth Day events 

>>Social Fingerprint: STX Vietnam Shipbuilder
SAI teams up with the Norwegian Export Credit Agency (GIEK) to 'measure & improve' STX Vietnam's labor standards implementation, a part of lending criteria

>>SAI Evaluates Timberland's Code of Conduct Program
In 2010, SAI worked with Timberland to review whether Timberland's code is implemented in the field as designed- here are the results:

>>Letter to New York Times: Designing for Decent Work
SAI's President responds to article, 'Electronic Giant Vowing Reforms in China Plants'

>>SAI India: Quarterly Project Review
SAI President Alice Tepper Marlin attends project Steering Committee meeting in New Delhi

>>Multi-Stakeholder Forum for Decent Work in Peru 
The forum convened stakeholders of Peru's garment and textile industry, to discuss the issue of short-term employment contracts 

>>Enroll in Global SA8000® Auditor Training Courses
International Locations & Online Courses Available - 3BL Subscribers receive 10% off with the code: 3BLSpring2012

Highlights & Announcements


JoLeen Ong
+1 (212) 684-1414
Social Accountability International (SAI)
Keywords: Responsible Business & Employee Engagement | Earthday | GRI | India | Shipbuilding | Timberland | Training | Vietnam | anvilknitwear | codeofconduct | csr