SAI is developing a digital platform that connects buyers with suppliers to improve labor practices and working conditions throughout the supply chain. The platform grants suppliers making improvements to their production planning access to new buyers, and gives buyers greater visibility into their supply chains. It includes a new production capacity calculator, minimizing the risk that overwhelmed suppliers will turn to unauthorized subcontracting and excessive overtime hours.
“First Look” Case Studies
The Global Fund recently partnered with Athena Infonomics and Itad to conduct a “first look” assessment of SAI’s intervention and measure progress towards a sustainable model for reducing modern slavery. Rigorous monitoring and evaluation is critical to building and improving programs to maximize impact.Read the Report
About Social Accountability International
Social Accountability International (SAI) is a global non-governmental organization advancing human rights at work. SAI’s vision is of decent work everywhere—sustained by an understanding that socially responsible workplaces benefit business while securing fundamental human rights. SAI empowers workers and managers at all levels of businesses and supply chains, innovative tools and training and capacity-building programs. SAI is a leader in policy and implementation, working together with a diverse group of stakeholders, including brands, suppliers, governments, trade unions, non-profits, and academia.