TGSPL conducted a Pilot research study in January 2015 on involvement of Child Labor and Home working in the Leather footwear supply chain in South India and found that uppers of leather shoes of some well known brands are hand stitched by women in their homes along with children after their school hours.
4 day workshop conducted in Colombo, Sri Lanka on Sustainable Compliance Measures for Compliance and Production teams in MAS holdings in Nov 2014
4 day training program conducted in Vietnam for a group of Quality Inspectors for identifying and red flagging Zero tolerance concerns pertaining to ethical sourcing from manufacturing facilities.
Social Compliance Audits
TGSPL has been conducting social compliance audits for business partners based out of US and Europe for the past 13 years. Brand specific audit tool is used and incase there is no specific tool, we use our internal tool. After the closing meeting , summary of observations is provided to the factory and key findings are discussed.
Once the Audit is completed, a detailed report is forwarded to our business partners (within 5 working days) along with the summary of findings and pictures of evidences collected. If required we provide recommendations.