amfori Members

Danish National Contact Group

The Danish FTA Sustainability National Contact Group (NCG) will take place on 5 October in the eastern part of Jutland, Denmark. FTA NCGs are open to all FTA members, including BSCI and BEPI participants, along with companies that are interested in joining the association.

By attending the meeting, FTA members will contribute and gain core insights into:

Implementing BSCI in the Food and Agricultural Sectors: Challenges and Opportunities

On 28 June 2016, all BSCI participants are invited to join the upcoming workshop on 'Implementing BSCI in the Food and Agricultural Sectors: Challenges and Opportunities'. During this one-day interactive course, the following FTA members will present case studies on their work in the field:

International Trade Policy Committee

The Committee meeting is designed to help FTA members better understand and manage the challenging regulatory trade environment as well as provide privileged access to key decision makers. The Committee also offers a trusted platform to exchange views on trends and developments in areas relevant to businesses.

French Regional Conference

Join the next French Regional Conference in Lille, France on 13 November 2015. This day will be held in French and will provide a platform to discuss subjects related to international trade policy.

Seminar on Reach and Regulatory Compliance

The FTA Members' Seminar on REACH and Regulatory Compliance will take place on 22 September in Brussels. This day is exclusive for FTA Members and will provide practical business advice on the obligations and risks associated with REACH and the EU Biocides Regulations. The cost of attending this seminar is 150 euros. The agenda and practical details will be communicated in the coming weeks. FTA Members can already express their interest by sending an email to Heather Kiggins, Events Officer.

Managing My BSCI Program 2.0 – Integrating BSCI in my Company & Supply Chain

Mature social compliance programs involve more than audits and re-audits.  It integrates the BSCI system and Code of Conduct throughout the company and supply chain. This session provides practical tools to deepen both senior management and peer support for social compliance by implementing BSCI to product quality programs, vendor management, and sourcing missions; to draw on the expertise of buyers and other staff to advance social compliance with Producers; and gain support of cautious or reluctant factories or vendors.

The Audit as a tool in Social Compliance in the Supply Chain

  What: This awareness raising workshop will cover the following points: Challenges Auditor’s Profile Audit Schedule / Audit Process Re Audit Process What if the audit report does not fully reflect reality? When: 20 November 2013 09.00 to 13.00 Where: China Office Otto Group, Shanghai Registration: To register please access the BSCI platform at www.bsciplatform.org

The Audit as a tool in Social Compliance in the Supply Chain

What: This awareness raising workshop will cover the following points:                                                       

Challenges Auditor’s Profile Audit Schedule / Audit Process Re Audit Process What if the audit report does not fully reflect reality?

When: 25 November 2013 09.00 to 13.00  Where: Hong Kong, China Registration: To register, please access the BSCI Platform at www.bsciplatform.org

SAI Training on Implementing the UN Guiding Principles in Your Supply Chain

SAI is organising a two-day course for companies "Implementing the UN Guiding Principles in Your Supply Chain". The next course will take place in Brussels on 29 and 30 May. Later this year, the course will be provided in Sao Paolo (Brazil) and Utrecht (the Netherlands). The training will provide understanding on the content and implications of the Guiding Principles, as well as how companies can meet their responsibilities to respect human rights and avoid negative impacts in the supply chain. More information is available on the SAI website.