Social Accountability International's Newsletter - October 2011

The latest news and events on CSR and supply chain management from Social Accountability International
Oct 27, 2011 5:00 PM ET

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   SAI18200