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One Woman Can… Enrich The Lives Of Girls

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True to our mission of enriching women’s lives, we are sponsoring the first U.S.-Brazil Girls Empowerment Conference from April 2-4 in Rio de Janeiro. Approximately 80 young women between the ages of 13 and 17 from Brazil, the United States, Chile, Mexico and Uruguay will participate in the event. The girls were selected to participate based on their leadership qualities at school, in their community and their work supporting social development and human rights.

Social Accountability International's Newsletter - March 2013

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

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.

 

 

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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.

 

 

Upcoming Workshops: Implementing the UN Guiding Principles on Business & Human Rights

Two-day training workshops aim to demonstrate how companies can transform principles to practice.
Summary: 

Social Accountability International (SAI) and the Interchurch Organization for Development Cooperation (ICCO) are pleased to invite your participation in our programs about the UN Guiding Principles for Business & Human Rights. 

Upcoming Workshops:

Date: May 29-30, 2013  
Location: Brussels, Belgium
Host: European Investment Bank (EIB)
Language: English
Cost: $385

Date: June 25-26, 2013 
Location: São Paulo, Brazil
Language: English/Portuguese
Cost: $385

Date: September 23-24, 2013
Location: Utrecht, The Netherlands
Language: English
Cost: $385

Learn more: www.sa-intl.org/unguidingprinciplescourse

Special offer: We are pleased to offer 3BL Media readers a 10% discount on the UN Guiding Principles for Business & Human Rights course. Please use the following coupon code during the registration process to activate this discount UNGPTen

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Social Accountability International (SAI) and the Interchurch Organization for Development Cooperation (ICCO) are pleased to invite your participation in our programs about the UN Guiding Principles for Business & Human Rights. 

Upcoming Workshops:

Date: May 29-30, 2013  
Location: Brussels, Belgium
Host: European Investment Bank (EIB)
Language: English
Cost: $385

Date: June 25-26, 2013 
Location: São Paulo, Brazil
Language: English/Portuguese
Cost: $385

Date: September 23-24, 2013
Location: Utrecht, The Netherlands
Language: English
Cost: $385

Learn more: www.sa-intl.org/unguidingprinciplescourse

Special offer: We are pleased to offer 3BL Media readers a 10% discount on the UN Guiding Principles for Business & Human Rights course. Please use the following coupon code during the registration process to activate this discount UNGPTen

New Gender Benchmarking Study: Brazil Succeeding in Providing a Positive STI Environment for Women

However overall numbers of women in engineering, physics and computer science are on the decline
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SÃO PAOLO, March 7, 2013 /3BL Media/ - In the first gender benchmarking study of its kind, researchers have found that numbers of women in the science, technology and innovation fields are alarmingly low in the world’s leading economies, and are actually on the decline in many, including the United States. Results from Brazil show that despite women having a strong representation in parts of the science, technology and innovation sector, and a slight increase in engineering, physics and computer science, overall numbers are on the decline.

Call for Suppliers: Brazil Worker Engagement Program

SAI invites factories in the São Paulo region to join the Worker Engagement Program to help enhance health and safety systems
Summary: 

Over the past decade, it has become clear that to improve workplaces, management systems and effective ways to engage teams in tackling specific problems are needed. 

Millions of accidents occur every year in workplaces, taking a toll on workers, their families and the community.  Occupational health and safety issues can be devastating to business, resulting in an enormous loss of productivity and reputational damage, yet they are some of the easiest issues to prevent. It is critical for workplaces to be in tune with its social performance, in order to move forward as a global competitor in their industry and meet customer expectations.

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Over the past decade, it has become clear that to improve workplaces, management systems and effective ways to engage teams in tackling specific problems are needed. 

Millions of accidents occur every year in workplaces, taking a toll on workers, their families and the community.  Occupational health and safety issues can be devastating to business, resulting in an enormous loss of productivity and reputational damage, yet they are some of the easiest issues to prevent. It is critical for workplaces to be in tune with its social performance, in order to move forward as a global competitor in their industry and meet customer expectations.

Social Accountability International's Newsletter - January 2013

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

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.

Newsletter

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.

Brazilian School Tops Test Results – With a Hand From Pearson

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Located about 600 kilometers north of São Paulo, the Brazilian municipality of Nova Ponte (MG) earned top honours in this year’s test of school achievement – with a helping hand from Pearson.

With support from Pearson’s NAME (Nucleus of Support to Municipalities and States Learning System), the Elementary School II (upper years) in Nova Ponte scored an average of 6.8 in the IDEB 2011 (Index of Basic Education Development) exam, top among 3,067 municipalities studied.

GE’s Growth in Brazil Seeks to Leapfrog Over Pollution and Wasteful Ways

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Brazil proves it is possible: A country can be a laboratory for ideas about creating a future that protects, respects, and restores the environment, while meeting the needs of the prospering masses. The environmentally savvy population, business community, and policy leaders can lead by example as Brazil “leapfrogs” directly to technologies that make the most of precious natural resources.

Social Accountability International's Newsletter - October 2012

The latest news and events on CSR and supply chain management from Social Accountability International
Summary: 

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.

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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, 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.

>>Subscribe to SAI's Newsletter

Brazil: Worker Engagement Program to Improve Health and Safety Issues

This groundbreaking program will engage workers in Brazil to address root causes of health and safety issues in factories with mobile technology, internal team building and effective change management.
Summary: 

Social Accountability International (SAI) has developed a program to help Brazilian factories improve health and safety in the workplace. The program will blend dynamic elements– change management methodologies and mobile technology – with SAI’s management systems-based approach to improve workplace conditions.  Disney provided the program’s founding grant and other  partners include Rapid Results Institute, Labor Link, and the Cahn Group LLC.

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Social Accountability International (SAI) has developed a program to help Brazilian factories improve health and safety in the workplace. The program will blend dynamic elements– change management methodologies and mobile technology – with SAI’s management systems-based approach to improve workplace conditions.  Disney provided the program’s founding grant and other  partners include Rapid Results Institute, Labor Link, and the Cahn Group LLC.

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