Tag Archive: sa8000

Dec
14

Recognizing & Ensuring Human Rights

This week represents the 67th anniversary of the United Nations’ Declaration of Human Rights. In Tampa, we attended a luncheon event recognizing the 30 articles (human rights) described within the Declaration. The General Assembly, Proclaims this Universal Declaration of Human Rights as a common standard of achievement for all peoples and all nations, to the …

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Oct
23

Social Responsibility & Risk-Based Thinking

We attended ASQ’s Joint Technical Communities Conference in Orlando, FL this week.  In addition to attending some really insightful and valuable sessions by impressive quality industry leaders, we enjoyed participating in the panel discussion related to SR and the Update of Risk in the New ISO Management Systems Standards. Risk is highlighted in the recently …

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Jul
24

The Quality – Social Responsibility Connection

As a guest blogger on the ASQ site this month, my post discusses the connection between quality and social responsibility, in addition to highlighting ideas for action as it relates to individual accountability.  Check out the article here.  For additional info regarding the quality – SR connection, I reference the following articles: Embedding Social Responsibility Principles …

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Apr
21

Earth Day 2015: Celebrating Sustainable & Socially Responsible Suppliers

Each year on April 22nd, the world celebrates Earth Day. “Events worldwide are held to demonstrate support for environmental protection. It was first celebrated in 1970, and is now coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network and celebrated in more than 192 countries each year.”  At Pro QC, we like Earth Day because it’s an …

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Oct
15

Why social responsibility at factories matters

We continue to see an increase in requests for social responsibility audits and are pleased to see the growing commitment in this regard.  Aside from reducing quality risks and cost, ensuring social responsibility improves quality of life and ultimately affects the quality of products being produced as well. Principles of social responsibility per the ISO …

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