Social Accountability International's Newsletter - January 2012

The latest news and events on CSR and supply chain management from Social Accountability International
Jan 31, 2012 7:55 PM ET

SAI President Recognized as one of 2012's Top Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business Behavior 
For the second year in a row, Alice Tepper Marlin was chosen by Trust Across America™, after a competitive selection period

Social Fingerprint® at Timberland's Global Summit 
The first Social Fingerprint® Trainer Certification Course conducted for Timberland's Assessors to help improve suppliers’ capacity   RAGS Project in India: Supplier Communications
SAI Communications Manager Joleen Ong joined SAI's team in India to promote the RAGS Project & supplier communications     Corporate Member Spotlight: Gucci  
Gucci enhances its SA8000® path through CSR initiatives, and achieves Responsible Jewellery Council certification   China: Exploring CSR Strategies for the Electronic Industry
At a seminar hosted by CESA, strategies were explored to promote social responsibility in the booming electronics/IT sector       SAI Board of Directors Welcomes Joe Iarocci
After serving on SAI's Advisory Board for almost a decade, Mr. Iarocci also joins SAI's governing Board of Directors   Enroll in Global SA8000®Auditor Training Courses
2012 Training Schedule - International Locations & Online Courses Available   SAI Team Expands in New York
Please join us in welcoming the latest additions to SAI's team: Stephanie Wilson, Roshana Nabi and Yuting Zhu
New Statistics: SA8000® Around the World
Over 1.6 Million Workers are Employed in SA8000® Certified Facilities   Highlights & Announcements
2nd Annual Garment Sector Roundtable – SAI Presents at Wellesley College’s Albright Institute – Social Fingerprint® & SA8000® Training Seminar in Shenzhen – Social Fingerprint Webinar for the Middle East – Public Comment Period: UN Women Gender Equity Standard – ASHCA Workshop: Implications of Public Policy and Corporate Practice   SAI20698