Social Accountability International's Newsletter - October 2014

Social Accountability International's Newsletter - October 2014

The latest news and events on CSR, human rights and supply chain management from Social Accountability International (SAI)
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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 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 

Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 2:35pm

CONTENT: Newsletter

From SAI's October 2014 Newsletter

Announcement from our President and Founder, Alice Tepper Marlin 
Ms. Tepper Marlin announcing very important and exciting changes within the next year.  

Launching the revolutionary worker manager program addressing serious issues of health and safety in Turkey.

SAI reaches an important milestone.

Harvard Business Review Poland
Lead Trainer Sanjiv Singh Presents on Corporate Social Responsibility.

SA8000:2014 Online Revision Course
Part 1: Changes to the Standard.

Antea Cement
First Company in Albania to be SA8000 Certified.

Congratulations New Staff Hires & Intern
SAI welcomes Tracie Ninh to our permant staff and Katherine Duceman as an intern, and SAAS welcomes Tess Bone to our permanent staff.

SAI Hiring Corporate Programs Coordinator
Now accepting applications!

SAAS Hiring Program Manager
Now accepting applications!

SA8000 Auditor Training Courses
Snapshots from courses that took place in London, Bangkock, and Dhaka.

Highlights & Announcements

George Fisher Sustainability Conference 

On October 22, Jane Hwang and Christie Daly presented at the Georg Fisher Sustainability Conference in Easton, PA.  Georg Fisher (GF) has three divisions: GF Piping Systems, GF Automotive, and GF Machining Solutions. Founded in 1802, the Corporation is headquartered in Switzerland and operates in 32 countries, with 124 companies, 48 of them production facilities. The sustainability conference was attended by GF Human Resource, Quality, Maintenance and Safety Managers, as an effort to align the company's impressive sustainability goals across multiple functional areas.   The focus of the conference was primarily a review of current ISO standards, as well as SA8000, which is referenced as part of the GF Supplier Code of Conduct.   Click here to read more about Georg Fisher's Sustainability program. 


Upcoming Conferences


The Business of a Better World, BSR, will be holding a Transparency & Transformation conference November 4-6 in New York. To see more information about the conference, please click here 



On November 12-13, BSCI will hold its Annual Conference in Brussels gathering more than 200 leading companies in responsible supply chain management. For more information, please see the event website here.