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Accenture Awards Save the Children an Additional US$3.2 Million to Provide Young Adults in China, Bangladesh and Vietnam with Job Skills

Grant is part of Accenture’s Skills to Succeed corporate citizenship initiative
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SHANGHAI, China, May 14, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Accenture and Save the Children today announced that Accenture and the Accenture Foundations have awarded Save the Children an additional US$3.2 million to build upon Accenture-supported projects in China that create job skills training and placement opportunities for disadvantaged and at-risk young people.

Fashion Revolution Day Celebrated in 58 Countries on 4.24.14

Today, consumers are turning fashion into a force for good with the first annual Fashion Revolution Day demanding fair treatment for all garment workers.
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Today, consumers around the world are turning fashion into a force for good with the first annual Fashion Revolution Day, a worldwide movement in over 50 countries demanding fair treatment for all garment workers and clothing that is made ethically and humanely.

Bangladesh Factory Victims Fund: Donating is Responsible, Not Admission of Guilt

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Since last year's Bangladesh factory collapse, a number of companies have made efforts to improve factory conditions and address worker well-being, including 

H&M Customers Contribute to Clean Water in Bangladesh

Press Release

November 15, 2013 /3BL Media/ - This year´s holiday campaign at H&M has a giving theme. Customers will have the opportunity to make a real difference for families in Bangladesh who are currently living without clean water and toilets.

Social Accountability International's Newsletter - September 2013

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

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 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

Pillars in Practice Project Update: Bangladesh

Interview with Farhana Sharmin of the CSR Centre Bangladesh on the climate for labor rights in Bangladesh
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Social Accountability International's Newsletter - August 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.

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 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.

USAID Bets on Tool for Real-Time Mobile Data

Agency partners with Labor Link to Crack the Code on Affordable Last-Mile Communication with Farmers & Workers
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USAID invests $100,000 in the devlopment of Labor Link, a mobile technology that gives companies real-time data from their supply chains, and gives workers and farmers a voice to report on conditions in their workplace or community. 

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USAID invests $100,000 in the devlopment of Labor Link, a mobile technology that gives companies real-time data from their supply chains, and gives workers and farmers a voice to report on conditions in their workplace or community. 

Reflections on 10 Years in Bangladesh

Interview with SAI Lead Trainer Badri Gulur on his perspective of social compliance in Bangladesh from 2003-2013
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On June 25-29 and June 30-July 2, SAI convened SA8000 Basic and Advanced Auditor training courses in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The trainings were led by SAI Lead Trainer Badrinath Gulur, and marked his 10-year anniversary of SA8000 auditor training in Dhaka. The course was attended by a diverse group of participants from certification bodies, companies, NGOs and trade unions, including the CSR Centre Bangladesh, SGSF and the Awaj Foundation. Special thanks to DNV Bangladesh and Md. Abdul Alim - COO of Global Sustainable Certification Services Ltd. (GSCS) for helping to coordinate these courses.
 
SAI Communications Manager Joleen Ong spoke with Mr. Gulur to discuss his perspective about the trainings and social compliance over the years, the impact of the Rana Plaza tragedy and recent suspension of US trade privileges on Bangladesh.
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On June 25-29 and June 30-July 2, SAI convened SA8000 Basic and Advanced Auditor training courses in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The trainings were led by SAI Lead Trainer Badrinath Gulur, and marked his 10-year anniversary of SA8000 auditor training in Dhaka. The course was attended by a diverse group of participants from certification bodies, companies, NGOs and trade unions, including the CSR Centre Bangladesh, SGSF and the Awaj Foundation. Special thanks to DNV Bangladesh and Md. Abdul Alim - COO of Global Sustainable Certification Services Ltd. (GSCS) for helping to coordinate these courses.
 
SAI Communications Manager Joleen Ong spoke with Mr. Gulur to discuss his perspective about the trainings and social compliance over the years, the impact of the Rana Plaza tragedy and recent suspension of US trade privileges on Bangladesh.

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