Responsible Sourcing: A Changing Landscape?

The challenge of ‘audit fatigue’ appeared entrenched.  However, recent efforts, combined with fresh thinking, have shown there to be light at the end of the tunnel and a glimpse of a more dynamic landscape for the responsible sourcing profession.

Vendor Relations & Social Responsibility: Marcus Chung of ThirdLove

“I find the smaller company environment exciting,” says Marcus Chung, Vice President, Manufacturing & Supply Chain at ThirdLove. “At larger companies it’s about sweeping incremental change. Although you have a bigger impact in those cases, I feel like you get more done in smaller companies and that is really fulfilling.”

Omega Joins The Association of Professional Social Compliance Auditors (APSCA)

The Association for Professional Social Compliance Auditors (APSCA) was created to ensure professionalism, consistency and credibility of individual auditors and organizations performing independent social compliance audits and to promote the use of independent social compliance audits, as a tool to advance workplace conditions for workers, globally. The APSCA certification process will ensure auditors have consistent

Nest: Empowering Women Through Ethical Trade

“My dream in 10 years,” says Rebecca van Bergen, Founder and Executive Director of Nest, “is that if a company says it has a no homeworkers policy, it will be akin to saying it has an anti-woman policy.”

Addressing The Risks of Supply Chain Forced Labor

While there are many initiatives under development, there is currently no scalable solution to supply chain forced labor. What is clear though is migrant workers are most vulnerable at point of recruitment. It is here where the greatest impact can be made.