29 Mar '13, 1pm

How Levi's includes worker well-being in supply chain management

This post is the second in a two-part series by Andrea Moffat, vice president of corporate programs at Ceres, describing her recent experience in Cambodia working with suppliers, local NGOs and major apparel manufacturers on the implementation of a new program to improve the lives of workers who make goods for the international market. Read part one here . In Bangladesh, workers are demanding safe and healthy workplaces. In China, where some of the most highly publicized abuses of worker rights have occurred, there are labor shortages despite China's massive population. And in Phnom Penh, Cambodian workers are striking for higher wages to help them build a better life for themselves and their families. Levi Strauss & Co. sees this changing labor landscape as an opportunity, which is why they have convened the meetings I am attending here in Phnom Penh. Working with my orga...

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