Media Coverage


Labor And Human Rights In The Apparel Industry: How To Overhaul A Broken System
Forbes, 30 June 2016

Alice Tepper Marlin: The Business Case for Treating Workers Well
Conscious Company Magazine, March / April 2016


Young Workers Deserve Opportunities, Not Exploitation
The New York Times, 16 July 2014

Poor corporate social responsibility violates environmental rights
The Standard, 4 May 2014

Plea for Help from Man Claiming to be Chinese Prisoner Found in Saks Bag
DNAinfo, 29 April 2014 

UK: North Face firm on commitment to supplier wages
Just-Style, 2 April 2014

Improving human rights practices in RMG sector in Bangladesh
The Financial Express, 12 March 2014


CSR as a Quality Enabler
Insead Knowledge, 7 November 2013

BASF, Bayer Among Chemical Firms Pushing Supply Chain Sustainability
Environmental Leader, 15 October 2013

Weaving Gender Equality Into the Garment Sector in India
Justmeans, 24 August 2013 

"SA8000 standards are being revised this year, and we appreciate advice from the industry"
Textile Excellence India, April 2013 

7 reasons Why Sweatshops Still Persist
TriplePundit, 29 April 2013

Social Responsibility Defined: Kaleen
Rug News and Design, March 2013, Volume 22, No. 6


The People Who Make Our Clothes and the Conditions They Face
The Diane Rehm Show - NPR, 11 December 2012 

Can Manufacturing Succeed in Myanmar? 
Forbes, 18 October 2012

Trois Nobel alternatifs à l'Esstin
L'Est Républicain, 3 October 2012

Analysts Question Apple Labor Audit at Foxconn Factories
Voice of America, 31 August 2012 

China's Labor Unions - New Tendrils
Huffington Post Business, 10 August 2012
[Appeared originally in the City Economist blog, "Labor Developments in China," 8 August 2012]

India's Labor 'Time Bomb': How to Cut the Fuse
Huffington Post Business, 9 August 2012
[Appeared originally in the City Economist blog, "Defusing India's Labor Time Bomb," 5 August 2012]

Social Accountability International to Host Training on Responsible Jewelry
Justmeans, 9 August 2012

Sustainable Clothes: From Field to Store
Green American, July/August 2012

Human Trafficking: Who's Inspecting the Inspectors?
Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), 14 May 2012

Made to Measure: Ethical Fashion
The Guardian- Sustainable Business Blog, 16 April 2012

Evaluating our Code of Conduct Program
Timberland- The Bootmakers Blog, 4 April 2012

Certifier Certainty 
Corporate Responsibility Magazine, March/April 2012

Consumers and the Supply Chain
Mother Nature Network, 27 March 2012

New Label Addresses Ethics in Kosher Food
ISEAL Alliance, 25 March 2012


Social Accountability International Announces Enhances Corporate Programs Membership
CSR Wire, 17 November 2011

SAI Launches RAGS to Uplift Home Based Workers in Garment Sector
Perfect Sourcing Magazine (p.20-21), 10 November 2011
Read full magazine (article on p.20-21)

Reporting: How Gap Does It
Sustainable Business Forum, 10 November 2011

CHINA: SAI and CNTAC work to Improve Factory Conditions
Just-Style, 7 September 2011

Eileen Fisher: Socially Responsible Designer
Fair Trader Journal, 5 September 2011

SAI Social Fingerprint Program – The Gap and Timberland
Fair Trader Journal, 15 July 2011

Bearing the Standard
China Dialogue, 10 June 2011

ASDOMAR Tuna launches TV campaign
World Fishing and Aquaculture, 09 June 2011

Strong Women - "Curiosity is Enough" - Interview with Alice Tepper Marlin 
WDR5 German Radio, 30 June 2011
Read English transcript of interview [translated from German]

Apparel Salutes its 2011 Sustainability All-Star Award Winners
Apparel, 25 May 2011

Thinking About Corporate Responsibility in 3D
The Guardian- Sustainable Business Blog, 12 May 2011

SAI Asks Companies to Find their "Social Fingerprint"
CSRWire 29 March 2011

Codes of conduct and standards: the pick of the bunch, Part I
Ethical Corporation, 21 February 2011

Primato Etico al Sistema Italia (Italian)
Il Sole 24 Ore, 31 January 2011
[Also available in PDF]

Ambassador Llorens Applauds Labor Rights Effects in Visit to Banana Farm
U.S. Embassy in Honduras, 25 January 2011

Kosher Gets Ethical: A New Standard is About to Remake American Jews' Dietary Code
Rabbi Morris Allen blog, 10 January 2011

Crowds of CSR Standards – Who Makes the Rules?
Triple Pundit, 4 January 2011 

Leading the Way
Financial Advisor Magazine, January 2011

Fire Safety Tops the Agenda
Ethical Performance, January 2011 
[Also available in PDF]

Top 100 Thought Leaders 2010
Trust Across America, January 2011 
See SAI e-Newsletter article


The Year in CSR: The Four Trends in 2010
Fast Company, 30 December 2010

Market for Sustainable Products Expanding Rapidly
Sustainable Business, 22 November 2010

Crowns for Food Hygiene in Colombo City
Daily News (Sri Lanka), 17 September 2010

Silicon Sweatshops: Small Signs of Progress
Global Post, 13 September 2010

Interview With Hekhsher Tzedek Founder Rabbi Morris Allen
Failed Messiah, 4 August 2010

Addressing Treatment of Workers, Group Readies New Kosher Seal
CNN, 29 July 2010

“Best practice” Interview with Turkey’s Yesim Tekstil
CSR Textile, 26 July 2010

Ethical Kosher Seal Nearing Marketplace for Conservative Jews
The Jewish Week, 25 May 2010

Certification Global Change Strategies, Nobel Prize Winner and Your Fish
Networking Action Blog, 27 April, 2010

UN Reaffirms Commitment To Social Justice
In Depth News (IDN), 22 February 2010

The Rise of Social and Environmental Sustainability in Global Outsourcing
Transforming Management, 17 February 201

Entrevista: Alice Tepper Marlin- A Régua Subiu [Portuguese]
Brasil Sustentável (p.28-31), August/September 2010

From Principles to Practice: The Role of the SA8000 in Implementing the UN Global Compact
CIPE Economic Reform Feature Service, 30 November 2010

Solar panels you can install with a clear conscience
The Guardian, 13 September 2010

Interview: Alice Tepper Marlin on How to Hold Companies Accountable in a Globalized World
Dowser, 10 July 2010

Alice Tepper Marlin— CSR Innovator and Engineer
WLA (World Lottery Association) Magazine, p.16-19, Summer 2010

Tough New Ethics Seal Set To Be Tested in Kosher Marketplace
The Jewish Daily Forward, 15 January 2010

Videos & Multimedia

RAGS Project Impact Vam Hi Fashions
SAI | YouTube, August 14, 2013 

[Audio] The People Who Make Our Clothes and the Conditions They Face
The Diane Rehm Show, NPR, December 11, 2012

[Video] Fighting Child Labour in India's Carpet Industry
ILO, April 12, 2012

[Video] PLMA Live! - Interview with Alice Tepper Marlin & Eileen Kaufman of SAI
PLMA Live!, March 2012

[Video] Benefits of SA8000® Certification in the Leather Cluster in Chennai, India
Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDI), 2 February 2012

[Audio] Crucial Conversations in Business: Alice Tepper Marlin on International Corporate Responsibility
Voice America, 1 June 2011

[Video] Ethical Sourcing Forum 2011 - An Interview with SAI's Craig Moss
3bl Media, 4 April 2011

[Video] SAI and Corporate Social Responsibility: How Voluntary Initiatives Can Shape Global Working Conditions
BCLC Blog for Responsive and Responsible Business, 1 April 2011

[Audio] SAI and Corporate Social Responsibility: How Voluntary Initiatives Can Shape Global Working Conditions
The Madeleine Korbel Albright Institute for Global Affairs, Wellesley College, 3 January 2011
Listen to mp3 | View presentation

[Video] CSR Video Updates: Interview with Eileen Kaufman, Executive Director, SAI
Justmeans, 11 October 2010

[Video] Conversations with Harold Hudson Channer: Interview with Alice Tepper Marlin
Conversations with Harold Hudson Channer, 15 January 2009 

[Video] Alice Tepper Marlin: Architect of Corporate Responsibility
Ashoka, 15 December 2006

[Video] Alice Tepper Marlin: Setting the Standard for Global Economy
Ashoka, 14 December 2006