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There has been an increasing number of allegations and incidents of social non-compliance at factories of some of the major brands, retailers, and manufacturers across the globe. The key social and ethical issues that have been reported relate to human rights and labor standards, health and safety, environmental management, and business integrity practices. This has compelled organizations to re-evaluate their social compliance programs and employ best practices that will enable them to meet their corporate responsibility goals, foster a culture of responsibility and accountability across their supply chain networks, and develop socially responsible relationships with their supply chain partners.

To address the various challenges relating to social compliance and equip organizations with best practices in responsible sourcing, supply chain and risk management experts Mark Jones, Chief Marketing and Product Officer of INFACT Partners, and Keri Dawson, Vice President of ComplianceOnline Advisory Services, MetricStream, will lead a discussion on ‘Responsible Sourcing: Moving from Social Compliance to Performance’.

Drawing from their vast global experience in managing supply chain and regulatory risks, Mr. Jones and Ms. Dawson will share their perspectives and provide valuable insights on the emerging trends, the effects and how technology can be leveraged to bring in social performance. Some of the key discussion points include:

  • Enhancing social performance through social compliance
  • Gaining visibility and insight into emerging risks in real-time
  • Crowd sourcing and the value organizations can derive from it

Join the webinar
The webinar is scheduled to take place on Thursday, August 9, 2012, at 11 am Pacific time. To register for this event, and know more about the webinar and speakers please click here: http://info.metricstream.com/supply-chain-social-compliance.html

About MetricStream

MetricStream, the independent market leader in enterprise and cloud applications for Governance, Risk, Compliance (GRC) and Quality Management, makes GRC simple. MetricStream apps improve business performance by strengthening risk management, corporate governance, regulatory compliance, vendor governance, and quality management for hundreds of thousands of users in dozens of industries, including Financial Services, Healthcare, Life Sciences, Energy and Utilities, Food, Retail, CPG, Government, Hi-Tech and Manufacturing. MetricStream is headquartered in Palo Alto, California, with an operations and R&D center in Bangalore, India, and sales and operations support in 12 other cities globally. (www.metricstream.com).

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