The Business Social Compliance Initiative (BSCI) is a leading supply chain management system that supports companies to drive social compliance, in terms of labour standards and human rights, in the global supply chain. BSCI´s code of conduct is based on the conventions of the International Labor Organization (ILO), the declarations of the United Nations (UN) and the guidelines for multinational enterprises of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). As production often is global and located in countries where national laws protecting workers are inadequate or poorly enforced, many companies need to create individual codes of conduct for their suppliers. BSCI works to tackle these challenges by offering one common code of conduct and one single implementation system, including synchronised training for producers, suppliers and companies.
The Chemicals Group
The Chemicals Group is a network of more than 100 textile companies who provides guidance for restricted and limited substances, used in textile products. The Chemicals Group is part of Swerea IVF who offers support and help in managing legislation and provides the latest research concerning chemicals in materials. The Chemicals Group is an information and dialogue platform where we as a member have access to the chemicals data base ChemicAll.
The Swedish Environmental Base
The Swedish Environmental Base is an association of private and public companies for a sustainable development and reduced environmental impact. The Swedish Environmental Base follows national and international developments and aims to create a united level of demands for environmental certifications in Gothenburg. The Swedish Environmental Base aims to be a nationally recognised environmental management standard for purchasers, companies and associations.
BSR’s HERproject™ is a collaborative initiative that strives to empower low-income women working in global supply chains.
Bringing together global brands, their suppliers, and local NGOs, HERproject™ drives impact for women and business via workplace-based interventions on health, financial inclusion, and gender equality. Since its inception in 2007, HERproject™ has worked in more than 700 workplaces across 14 countries and has increased the well-being, confidence, and economic potential of more than 800,000 women.