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SAI Newsletter - October 2011

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.




SAI Newsletter – October 2011

-Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue - "The Genius of SAI"
Reflections from SAI Advisory Board Member, Dr. Morton Winston, on the recent meeting in Florence, Italy

-Apparel Industry Call to Action on Sandblasting
SAI supports the ITGLWF's campaign, and applauds five Corporate Program members that have already signed on to this commitment

-The Billabong Group Earns Leader of Change Award
The Billabong Group is the second SAI Corporate Program member to receive this honor for its sustainability efforts

-Stakeholder Conference in Zambia Engages Key Members of Cotton Supply Chain
The Cotton made in Africa Initiative and the Competitive African Cotton Initiative (COMPACI) convenes its 5th Stakeholder conference

-SAI India Update: PPP Project Supplier Workshops
As part of SAI's joint development project (PPP) in India, SAI leads a series of supplier workshops from September - November

-Meet SAI's New Intern: Ayesha Salim
Based in London, Ms. Salim will be supporting SAI remotely on research and communications projects

-SAAS Board of Directors Welcomes Disney's Laura Rubbo
Bringing in over a decade of experience in labor standards, Ms. Rubbo will greatly enhance the diverse group of board members

-Meet SAAS' New Client Coordinator: Melanie Bower

-Highlights & Announcements
Ethical Performance: How to Drive Supplier Social & Environmental Performance - SAI Advisory Board member Joe Iarocci Elected to Board of Citizen Direct - Rapid Results Institute Featured in NY Times:"Making Change Happen, on a Deadline" - New European Commission Strategy on CSR - Better Work Conference 2011

Download the attached file: SAINewsletterOctober2011.pdf


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