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5 Reasons to Perform a Manufacturing Audit in Asia

A Manufacturing Audit is a comprehensive yet cost-effective way to make sure your vendor is reliable and offers quality products whether you’re just beginning to ... Continue Reading

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Sourcing fashion garment suppliers in Asia and other continents

Asia is the current hot spot for all fashion garment buyers. High quality and low quality garments are purchased in this region of the world. ... Continue Reading

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Responsible sourcing in China

Strikes, suicides, accident in China factories manufacturing for big brands have shocked the world and affected the brands reputation as well as turnover. Responsible sourcing ... Continue Reading

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Quality Management

ISO and SAI standards for inspection and audit companies

In essence, a standard is an agreed way of doing something. It could be about making a product, managing a process, delivering a service or ... Continue Reading

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Supplier requirements for a corporate social audit based on SA 8000

The corporate social audit, most commonly called social audit or CSA, is suitable for buyers interested in verifying if the factory of interest respects the ... Continue Reading

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Supplier requirements for a factory audit based on ISO 9001

A factory audit should gather useful and comprehensive information for buyers to get to know the factory. The two main objectives are usually to check ... Continue Reading

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March 8th: International women’s day in China

March 8th marks the international women’s day in China. In 1949, the Chinese government has made it a half-holiday for all women. In 2014, the ... Continue Reading

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Difference between CSA social audit and BSCI

Social audits are increasingly important for Western brands and their vendors. Catastrophes such as mass suicides, factory fires and collapses have raised public awareness. The ... Continue Reading

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Bangladesh labour laws update

Bangladesh labour laws update have been announced by the government following several tragic incidents in factories of the country. The new regulations cover four themes:

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Ethical manufacturing in Asia: WRAP

Established in 2000, WRAP is one of the largest certification programs focusing on ethical manufacturing. Most of the buyers and suppliers interested in this certificate ... Continue Reading