We are pleased to inform you that the latest issue of the BSCI Echo is now available. Within this edition you are welcomed by the new Chair of the BSCI Steering Committee, Sibyl Anwander, who provides insight into BSCI’s challenges and objectives for 2012. Read about BSCI’s actions on social issues such as Sumangali and Sandblasting, along with an update on the extensive activities carried out in sourcing countries, notably China, India and Bangladesh. We also share with you our ongoing work with stakeholders as well as BSCI’s new and upcoming tools, including the BSCI database which is planned to be launched in Summer 2012. Read about these activities and more in this edition of the BSCI Echo.