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Inside Gildan's San Antonio Sewing Factory for Fashion Revolution Week

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For the fifth year in a row, Gildan is participating in the #WhoMadeMyClothes campaign for Fashion Revolution Week. This year, Gildan is introducing curious customers to one of its Production Supervisors in Honduras, Milenny Sosa, alongside some of her staff with behind-the-scenes footage to show what it’s like to work on the factory floor of its San Antonio sewing facility.

Creating a Citizenship 'Ripple Effect' in Procter & Gamble's Supply Chain

Global Supplier Citizenship Summit Focuses on Equality & Inclusion, Community Impact and Environmental Sustainability
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Responsible Business Alliance Announces Compass Award Winners

Applied Materials, AMD, and Flex Win for CSR Leadership, Innovation and Implementation
Press Release

ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 7, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- The Responsible Business Alliance (RBA) today announced the winners of its 2020 Compass Awards for corporate social responsibility excellence across three categories: Leadership, Innovation and Implementation.

Top 10 CSR Trends in China for 2021

By Dr. Guo Peiyuan Co-Founder and General Manager, SynTao
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Every year since 2013, SynTao, CECP’s Global Exchange Mainland China and Hong Kong country partner has forecast the top 10 corporate social responsibility (CSR) trends in the country, providing a professional guideline for companies to undertake social responsibility and helping companies shape and update CSR strategies and activities.

Here are the 2021 Top 10 CSR Trends in China:

Trend 1: A better business blueprint in the 14th Five-Year Plan

Rubber Industry Platform Aims to Halt Deforestation, Protect Human Rights

Words by Nithin Coca
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Palm oil, cocoa, soy, bananas … and rubber? Despite a lower profile, natural rubber is a widely traded tropical global commodity. Approximately 13.8 million tons of natural rubber was produced in 2019, with Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand being the top producers.

Global Workplace Standard for Mica Processors Released

New standard supports worker rights, addresses environment, health and safety issues
Press Release

ALEXANDRIA, Va. and PARIS, March 16, 2021 /3BL Media/ The Responsible Minerals Initiative of the Responsible Business Alliance and the Responsible Mica Initiative today announced the release of a Global Workplace Standard for Mica Processors. The new Standard aims to improve conditions for workers in mica supply chains by leveraging the collective experience of these initiatives and benchmarking against internationally recognized frameworks.

Quantis Launches geoFootprint, a Tool Accelerating Sustainable Agriculture by Harnessing the Power of Satellite Imagery

Press Release
  • Sustainability consulting group Quantis launches geoFootprint, the first tool to combine data from satellite imagery with environmental metrics to allow users to visualize the footprints of key commodity crops on an interactive world map at high resolution. 

The Transforming Global Supply Chain: Optimizing for Business Resiliency

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The past year has been full of change. But threaded underneath the tumult of the pandemic, we’re seeing another kind of transformation in how companies must evolve supply chain management.

RBA Releases Responsible Recruitment Due Diligence Toolkit

Press Release

ALEXANDRIA, Va., January 12, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The Responsible Business Alliance (RBA) today announced the release of its Responsible Recruitment Due Diligence Toolkit to further support members of the RBA and its Responsible Labor Initiative (RLI), as well as their supply chain partners, with practical guidance and tools to prevent forced labor in their supply chains. This toolkit is focused on building the capacity of workplaces to actively engage and monitor their labor recruitment partners, which is a critical component of credible due diligence in this area.

Responsible Business Alliance Launches Worker Voice Platform

New tools include worker surveys, audit support, mobile learning, and grievance reporting
Press Release

ALEXANDRIA, Va., December 15, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The Responsible Business Alliance (RBA) today announced the launch of its worker voice platform to help members and their suppliers improve conditions in their international supply chains by giving workers more ways to provide feedback and learn important professional and personal skills while providing companies with greater visibility into facilities.

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