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Plan-Do-Check-Act: How to Build and Maintain an Effective EHS Management System

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EHS management systems vary by organization, but all serve the same end-goal: to support a safe and healthy workplace AND reduce risk to the environment. Many effective EHS management systems implement the Plan-Do-Check-Act approach, which defines the actions the organization should take to plan, implement, review, and continually improve their management system. This approach focuses on continuous improvement and applies to all processes within an organization.

Freeport-McMoRan releases 2015 Working Toward Sustainable Development Report “Proving our Mettle”

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The Freeport-McMoRan 2015 Working Toward Sustainable Development report is meant to provide stakeholders with summary information on their sustainability programs, including policies, management systems and performance data.

Highlights from the annual Working Toward Sustainable Development report include:

  • Investment in women’s economic empowerment programs such as DreamBuilder.

  • Freeport-McMoRan’s longtime commitment to the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI).

SAI's Video of TenSquared, Revolutionary Worker-Manager Program, Piloted in Brazil

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TenSquared combines SAI's expertise in labor standards and management systems with RRI's proven change acceleration methodology to drive immediate, practical improvements in the health and safety conditions of participating companies. TenSquared is based on the principles of Team, Goal and Process. Workers and managers are brought together to form joint teams that choose ambitious health and safety goals to pursue over the course of 100 days. To meet the goals the teams are empowered to improve their existing processes through a process of iterative "learning through doing".

Webcast: Effective Social Compliance Management Systems

Improving Social Performance in the Global Supply Chain
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Webcast: Effective Social Compliance Management Systems
Improving Social Performance in the Global Supply Chain

Host: MetricStream
Date: Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013
Time: 9 am PST | 12 pm EST
Duration: 1 hour

>>Register now

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Webcast: Effective Social Compliance Management Systems
Improving Social Performance in the Global Supply Chain

Host: MetricStream
Date: Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013
Time: 9 am PST | 12 pm EST
Duration: 1 hour

>>Register now

Enroll in Global SA8000 Auditor Training Courses for Social Compliance & Supply Chain Management

Register now and get 10% off - locations worldwide
Summary: 

Improving global working conditions is important for workers, and it’s important for businesses and consumers. As the field of social performance expands from auditing to actual capacity building, the professional requirements for auditors and consultants evolve daily. Now, more than ever, having the tools to help companies and individuals measure and improve in these areas is critical. SAI's training courses are designed to encourage proficiency in social compliance issues and emphasize the implementation of management systems. Learn about a management-system approach to social compliance auditing and supply chain management. 

Enroll now and receive 10% off the training course fee, use promo code: 3BLFall2011
Press Release

Improving global working conditions is important for workers, and it’s important for businesses and consumers. As the field of social performance expands from auditing to actual capacity building, the professional requirements for auditors and consultants evolve daily. Now, more than ever, having the tools to help companies and individuals measure and improve in these areas is critical. SAI's training courses are designed to encourage proficiency in social compliance issues and emphasize the implementation of management systems. Learn about a management-system approach to social compliance auditing and supply chain management. 

Enroll now and receive 10% off the training course fee, use promo code: 3BLFall2011

Enroll in Global SA8000 Auditor Training Courses for Social Compliance & Supply Chain Management

Register now and get 10% off - locations worldwide
Summary: 

Improving global working conditions is important for workers, and it’s important for businesses and consumers. As the field of social performance expands from auditing to actual capacity building, the professional requirements for auditors and consultants evolve daily. Now, more than ever, having the tools to help companies and individuals measure and improve in these areas is critical. SAI's training courses are designed to encourage proficiency in social compliance issues and emphasize the implementation of management systems. Learn about a management-system approach to social compliance auditing and supply chain management.

Enroll now and receive 10% off the training course fee, use promo code: 3BLFall2011

Press Release

Improving global working conditions is important for workers, and it’s important for businesses and consumers. As the field of social performance expands from auditing to actual capacity building, the professional requirements for auditors and consultants evolve daily. Now, more than ever, having the tools to help companies and individuals measure and improve in these areas is critical. SAI's training courses are designed to encourage proficiency in social compliance issues and emphasize the implementation of management systems. Learn about a management-system approach to social compliance auditing and supply chain management.

Enroll now and receive 10% off the training course fee, use promo code: 3BLFall2011

SAI's Social Fingerprint® Releases New Course on "Building Your Internal Social Performance Team"

New course on how to build and internal social performance team provides tools and techniques to lead change
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Improving labor standards and working conditions requires a group of committed, trained people leading the effort to build a strong internal social performance team. Social Accountability International's latest Social Fingerprint® training course, "Building Your Internal Social Performance Team" provides participants with the tools and training needed to get it done. From team selection, to training, to empowering -- the course provides the knowledge and skills needed to lead positive change.

Learn more about our course "Building Your Internal Social Performance Team" and enroll now. >>

Press Release

Improving labor standards and working conditions requires a group of committed, trained people leading the effort to build a strong internal social performance team. Social Accountability International's latest Social Fingerprint® training course, "Building Your Internal Social Performance Team" provides participants with the tools and training needed to get it done. From team selection, to training, to empowering -- the course provides the knowledge and skills needed to lead positive change.

Learn more about our course "Building Your Internal Social Performance Team" and enroll now. >>

Sustainable Supply Chain Management: Beyond Good Execution

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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For years, Dell was the ‘ideal’ model of supply chain management.  However, times change and so too did market pressures and consumer expectations.  Dell, like many other leading supply chain companies today, had to rethink its sustainable supply chain strategies.  Shifting its focus away from its famed supply chain ‘execution’ thought processes, Dell had to come up with some new ideas.  

Do You Get What You Want or What You Don’t Want?

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Have you ever heard the saying: you get what you focus your attention on?  With strong indications we are on a road to recovery, are you focusing on the past or the future?  The answer to this question could determine whether you have a bright business sustainability future or are doomed to repeat the past. 

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