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2012

August 8, 2012
Transforming the UN Guiding Principles into Business Practices
SAI & ICCO to convene a two-day training event in the Netherlands to help businesses implement the UN Guiding Principles in their supply chain
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February 2, 2012
Magen Tzedek Certification Offers Ethical Assurance
After 3 years of development with SAI & SAAS, the Magen Tzedek Certification program is 'open for business'
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2011

December 15, 2011
SAI & UN Women Partner to Develop the Gender Equity Seal (GES)
The GES will measure the degree of inclusion of women in a company's workplace and supply chain
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November 16, 2011
SAI Announces Enhanced Corporate Programs Membership
New Corporate Programs membership will increase benefits, including more interaction and shared learning among members
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November 10, 2011
Protect, Respect & Remedy': SAI & ICCO Working to Operationalize Ruggie Guiding Principles
SAI & ICCO will collaborate on a handbook and toolkit to help businesses implement the UN Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights
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August 28, 2011
SAI and China National Textile & Apparel Council Sign Agreement
Beijing-based CNTAC and SAI will work to improve the implementation of sustainability in workplaces
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June 15, 2011
SAI's Social Fingerprint® Expands With New Course on How to Build an Internal Social Performance Team
Improving labor standards and working conditions requires a group of committed, trained people leading the effort to build a strong internal social performance team. "Building Your Internal Social Performance Team" provides the tools and techniques to lead change.
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May 20, 2011
Social Accountability International & the Responsible Jewellery Council Announce MoU Agreement
Social Accountability International (SAI) and the Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC) today announced their intent to develop a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to work cooperatively on training, industry outreach and standards harmonisation.
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May 19, 2011
Social Accountability International - 2010 Annual Report
SAI’s 2010 Annual Report features stories from its programs, and highlights  accomplishments and challenges in Brazil, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Egypt, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, India and Nicaragua as the organizations and its partners work to advance the human rights of workers.
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March 30, 2011
SAI Asks Companies to Find their “Social Fingerprint®
This new program for measuring and improving social performance is already in use by 250 companies.
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2010

July 15, 2010
Social Accountability Accreditation Services (SAAS) Sign Contract to Implement Magen Tzedek
Ethical Certification

SAI and SAAS is pleased to announce the signing of a contract with the Hekhsher Tzedek Commission for a joint project to implement the Magen Tzedek ethical certification for kosher-certified producers.
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June 24, 2010
Social Accountability International, CIPE, and the UN Global Compact Release a New Publication on the Benefits of Responsible Business
Social Accountability International (SAI), in cooperation with the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) and the UNGC, launched a joint publication From Principles to Practice: The Role of SA8000® in Implementing the UN Global Compact.  This publication features six case studies of companies from around the world that use the SA8000® social accountability standard for decent working conditions developed by SAI as a tool to meet their UNGC commitments.
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May 13, 2010
Social Accountability International - 2009 Annual Report
Social Accountability International (SAI) publishes its 2009 Annual Report, highlighting its efforts for ‘Human Rights at Work.' The Report features stories of SAI’s impact in 2009, providing a glimpse of programs in workplaces around the world: Bhutan, China, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Honduras, India, Nepal, and Nicaragua.
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