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UL Responsible Sourcing Introduces Corrective and Preventive Action Tool To Help Manage Workplace Improvements

Submitted by: UL

Categories: Fair Trade & Supply Chain, Social Entrepreneurship

Posted: Mar 26, 2012 – 01:53 PM EST


LOS ANGELES, Mar. 26 /CSRwire/ - UL’s Responsible Sourcing group, a leading global provider of corporate responsibility auditing and consulting services, today announced the introduction of its Corrective and Preventive Action (CAPA) System to help manage and track improvements in manufacturing processes and responsible workplace systems throughout the supply chain. 

The CAPA System is an online workflow management tool that helps companies communicate workplace improvements to their business partners, educate staff and suppliers about workplace systems, track and document the closure of audit findings, and streamline management of the corrective action process.

“Our new online CAPA System has been designed to facilitate collaborative problem-solving between global brands, their vendors and manufacturing sites,” said Ryan Lynch, project manager, UL Responsible Sourcing.  “The tool addresses the challenge of managing a huge number of complex, site-specific workplace challenges within large-scale supply chain risk management programs.”

By making data centralized and easily viewable, providing real-time status reports, and keeping corrective actions on track, the CAPA System will be of great value to companies that want to positively impact the integrity of their supply chain.

About UL Responsible Sourcing

UL Responsible Sourcing is a leading global provider of corporate responsibility auditing and ethical sourcing consulting services, which include monitoring, training, research, and program development.  With offices in over 30 countries across five continents, UL Responsible Sourcing has the reach to provide audit services in over 140 countries around the world.  UL Responsible Sourcing is part of UL Verification Services, a business unit of UL (Underwriters Laboratories). Additional information about UL Responsible Sourcing may be found at

About UL

UL (Underwriters Laboratories) is a premier global independent safety science company with more than 117 years of history.  Employing more than 6,800 professionals in over 96 countries, UL has five distinct business units—Product Safety, Environment, Life & Health, University, and Verification Services—to meet the expanding needs of our customers and to deliver on our public safety mission.  Additional information about UL may be found at

For more information, please contact:

Ryan Lynch Project Manager
Phone: 201.792.7540
Phone: 617.879.1511
Fax: 617.879.1512


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