The BSCI has launched a new Code of Conduct that provides a powerful and ambitious reference point to support retail and other importing companies towards the integration of an innovative vision of
This position paper presents the exciting opportunities for trade with Myanmar.
Ahead of the EU-Russia Summit to be held on 28 January, the Foreign Trade Association (FTA), representing European retailers and traders, calls upon the EU leaders to address trade barriers that ar
This statement calls for a change of the current legislation on "Safer Product Packages".
Template letter for BSCI participants to introduce the BSCI Code of Conduct 1/2014 to their business partners
On 9 December 2013, the Business Social Compliance Initiative (BSCI), an initiative of the Foreign Trade Association (FTA), celebrated in Shanghai the 10th anniversary of its establishment with the
“The European distribution and import sector has been campaigning for such a deal for more than a decade and, finally, our efforts have paid off.
Two hours before the official start of the 9th WTO Ministerial Conference, SME Global joined forces with EuroCommerce and the Foreign Trade Association (FTA) to express strong support for a success
The Fall 2013 issue of the FTA Trade Perspective focuses on trade-related issues in China.
In some developing countries, workers do not receive the minimum legal wage and for factories, the payment of the legal wage is already a challenge.
Many penal systems across the world allow the possibility of prison labour under certain conditions.
The BSCI Footprint was produced to celebrate the ten year anniversary of BSCI, each edition provides case studies of how BSCI’s participants are taking action to solve key labour challenges in sour
This position paper addresses the inadequate current trade rule book of the WTO, it explains why the WTO matters for international trade and expresses the expectations of the WTO conference in Bali
Joint statement by international business organisations calling for a deal on Trade Facilitation in Bali.
Joint statement by European business organisations on the occasion of the 21st EU-Japan Summit.
As a strong advocate of free trade, the Foreign Trade Association (FTA), representing retailers, wholesalers, importers and brands, wishes to express its support for the Council’s approval of the l
Following WTO Director General Azevêdo’s inaugural speech given to the WTO General Council on 9 September 2013, the Foreign Trade Association (FTA) representing retailers, importers, wholesalers an
As a strong advocate of free trade, the Foreign Trade Association (FTA), representing retailers, wholesalers, importers and brands, welcomes the 6 September 2013 G20 leaders’ declaration that reaff
BSCI keeps its stakeholders informed on important activities of the initiative through its quarterly newsletter, the BSCI Echo.
The Business Social Compliance Initiative (BSCI) publishes its Annual Report 2012, highlighting the ongoing need for effective collaboration to raise the bar and accelerate improvements in labour c
The 10 Year Anniversary of the Business Social Compliance Initiative (BSCI) saw more than 200 companies and many NGOs, committed to the same objective, come together to discuss how to continue impr
BSCI Annual Reports summarise the activities carried out each year and BSCI’s impact on the improvement of working conditions in the global supply chain.