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Mary Robinson, Jeff Swartz Keynote SAI Conference and Dinner on October 18

Mary Robinson, Jeff Swartz Keynote SAI Conference and Dinner on October 18

Published 10-05-04

Submitted by Social Accountability International

NEW YORK - Integrating supply chain management with workplace accountability cannot be accomplished without the important dialogue between businesses, government, and civil society. SAI convenes its annual conference to provide a forum for exchange among these key stakeholders on the issues that are most important to improving and maintaining socially responsible workplaces in factories and on farms around the world.

Hear Jeffrey Swartz, President & CEO, Timberland; Tom Haugen, Executive Director, Li & Fung Trading Ltd.; Neil Kearney, General Secretary of the International Textile Garment and Leather Workers Federation; Sandra Polaski, Senior Associate and Project Director, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; and other dynamic speakers from such organizations as CARE USA, Coop Italia, Dole Europe, Gap, Inc., McDonald's, Otto, and more.

The conference will be followed by a cocktail reception and gala dinner with a silent auction at the Tavern on the Green in Central Park. The dinner features honored guest, Mary Robinson, Executive Director of the Ethical Globalization Initiative and former United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and President of Ireland.

Register for the conference and dinner at the SAI conference website:

Group and NGO discounts available.

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Social Accountability International

Social Accountability International

Founded in 1997, Social Accountability International (SAI) is a global non-governmental organization with a mission to advance 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, using its multi-industry SA8000® Standard, as well as Social Fingerprint®, TenSquared, and other 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.

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