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As the raising awareness of labor rights in society and increasing corporate investment in risk prevention, the transparency and security of supply chain is becoming a hot topic worldwide both in political and business arenas. Largest trading countries, such as U.S, issued related regulations to strengthen the monitor and control of business behavior.

September 1, 2010: California Transparency in Supply Chain Act (SB657) requires that retailers and manufacturers engaged in business in California should report their efforts to eliminate  the slavery and human trafficking in their supply chains.

January 25, 2012: “The global supply system that supports this trade is essential to the United States’ economy and security and is a critical global asset,” Obama said in his introduction to the National Strategy for Global Supply Chain Security.

April to May, 2012: SGS will hold three free seminars in Shenzhen, we are glad to invite you to join us and discuss challenges brought by these new legislations (such as what are requirements of the SB657-California Transparency in Supply Chain Act and C-TPAT? which industry will be affected? And is there any solution for corporate to mitigate these impacts).

Free Seminar Sessions

TopicLocationDateDurationLanguage
Interpretation of the SB657-California Transparency in Supply Chain Act Shenzhen 20-Apr 14:00-17:00 Mandarin
Introduction of social responsibility audit solution widely adopted by international buyers Shenzhen 23-May 14:00-17:00 Mandarin
C-TPAT – U.S. recognized supply chain security solution Shenzhen 31-May 14:00-17:00 Mandarin

SGS Trainers

Rainfall Wu (Program Manager of SGS Factory Audit)
Mr. Wu engaged in social audit and supply chain development project since 1999. He accumulated profound knowledge and experience on different type of audits by performing over 1300 audits in more than 1000 facilities for international brands and retailers.

James Song (SGS Senior Audit/Project Manager)
Mr. Song has over 10 years’ experience in social audits and performed audits for over 500 factories in mainland China.

Fiona Liu (Project Leader of SGS Factory Audit)
Ms. Liu is familiar with requirements of C-TPAT and the supply chain audit requirements implemented by U.S. enterprises (Lowe’s, OfficeMax, Charming Shoppes, etc). She got professional experience in supply chain security and anti-terrorists audits.

Gentle Notes:

To register, please fill out the reply form and send it back to SGS at least 5 working days prior to the event date.

SGS will email you with detailed arrangement information including seminar venue etc upon the receipt of your reply form.
Kindly please keep the reply form, and bring it to the reception desk along with your name card(s) on the seminar date.
Download the reply form for registration.

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For Enquiries and Registration:

Mr. Ricky Ip
t:
+852 2774 7450
f: +852 2363 3846

About SGS

SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 75,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,500 offices and laboratories around the world.