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February 28, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Changing Expectations of CSR

Don’t Be Left Out…..Be Part of the Solution

Don’t Miss Out on Valuable Insights and Interactive Panel Discussions with Your Fellow Sustainability Practitioners

                                                  **Human Trafficking**

Is optional compliance fast becoming a thing of the past?  Don’t miss out on two great keynotes, Paul Hirose from Perkins Coie and Congresswoman Maloney, to discover what the future holds in terms of upcoming federal regulations.

**Fire Safety**

Are you finding yourself scrambling on how to best respond to the recent tragic factory fires?  The ESF has a two-part series starting with a panel discussion that includes insights from WRAP, VF, the U.S. Department of State and American & Efird.  This is followed up by an interactive workshop with your fellow colleagues to discuss possible solutions on what may work best for your individual company or situation.

** Traceability**

What pressures are you getting from stakeholders in terms of identifying, managing and reporting on risks in the entire supply chain?  Learn from McDonalds, IBM, Responsible Sourcing Network and the ICCR on what organizations have done to begin to tackle this enormously complex requirement.

**Capacity Building**

As you dive into a new education focused model, are you getting the results you expect?  Learn from Disney, Timberland and the Better Work Program as they discuss the different approaches to training, collaboration, improvement models and more in order to achieve the best results. 


Participating Companies

Abercrombie & Fitch Trading Co| Aeropostale, Inc. | American & Efird, LLC| American Apparel & Footwear Association| American Eagle Outfitters Inc.| Ann Inc.| Ascena Retail Group, Inc|Bloomberg L.P| Brooks Brothers Group, Inc.| Bureau Veritas Consumer Products| Canadian Tire Corp. Ltd| CAP Conseil| Carhartt, Inc.| Chico'| Eileen Fisher| Fashion Institute of Technology| Fifth & Pacific Companies| Fleishman Hillard| Foley Hoag LLP| Fortune Footwear, Inc.| Freelance| Global Environmental Management Initiative| Hasbro |IBM Global Supply|ICCR| International Finance Corporation| J.Crew| Jarden Consumer Solutions| Jockey International, Inc.| Kohl's Dept. Stores| Paramount Apparel International, Inc (DBA Paramount| Perkins Coie| Perry Ellis International| PwC| PVH Corp | Red Wing Shoe Company| Reed Elsevier| Responsible Sourcing Network| shoppers drugmart| Smart Apparel Group Ltd.| University of Delaware Department of Fashion & App| University of Massachusetts Lowell| US Dept of Labor| VF Corporation| Williamson-Dickie Manufacturing Company| WRAP and many more