Human Rights Associations and Organizations - regarding Apparel & Textiles
Asia Monitor Resource
Center Asia Monitor Resource Centre (AMRC) is an independent
non-government organization (NGO) which focuses on Asian labor concerns.
Founded in 1976, AMRC has been leading the way in promoting workers rights
and democratic labour movements in Asia and the Pacific for over 25 years
now. The Centre supports a democratic and independent labor movement promoting
the principles of labor rights, gender consciousness, and active workers
participation. AMRC provides information, consultation, publications, documentation,
and internships, and conducts research, training, advocacy, campaigns, labor
networking, and related services to trade unions, pro-labor groups, related
NGOs, academics, researchers, and professionals on labor issues.
Business Human Rights (Apparel, Textile & Footwear
Category) The Business & Human
Rights Resource Centre is an independent, international, non-profit organisation,
in a collaborative partnership with Amnesty International sections and leading
academic institutions. Their online library covers over 2400 companies,
over 160 countries, over 150 topics. The purpose of the resource center
is to promote greater awareness and informed discussion of important issues
relating to business and human rights.
Business Social Compliance
Organization The BSCI is a non-profit organisation, based in
Brussels. BSCI membership is open to any and all European and non-European
companies or associations. The BSCI is intended as a sector solution for
retail but is also open to importers and manufacturers of consumer goods.
Acting socially responsible in a globalized economy has become a major issue
for trade as tough competition and decreasing tolerance with regard to poor
working conditions in production facilities represent a huge challenge for
retailing companies as well as for suppliers.
CSRWorld is a pioneer organization in India, promoting Social Accountability
in supply chain management. The organization specializes in social compliance
audit and monitoring of factories, Labor law resources, compliance training
and education and research & advocacy in the Apparel industry. It also
offers interface with local NGOs and other similar organizations in community
projects as an extension of social accountability. Headquartered in New
Delhi, CSRWorld is promoted and managed by experienced professionals. CSRWorld
provides highly innovative and cost effective social compliance services
to retailers as third party organization. We achieve this by thorough understanding
of local issues, labor laws, challenges, communities, language/dialects,
economics, politics and cultural diversity. We offer a rare combination
of skills, experience, market knowledge and operational excellence. Unquestionable
integrity, independence, strict confidentiality and stringent professional
standards are CSRWorld's guiding principles.
The Fair Labor
Association (FLA) The Fair Labor
Association (FLA) is a non-profit organization combining the efforts of
industry, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), colleges and universities
to promote adherence to international labor standards and improve working
conditions worldwide. The FLA conducts independent monitoring and verification
to ensure that the FLA's Workplace Standards are upheld where FLA company
products are produced. Through public reporting, the FLA provides consumers
and shareholders with credible information to make responsible buying decisions.
Garments and Leather Workers Association
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