2011-12 Supply Chain Goals
  • Develop and implement new information technology database system to enhance collection, analysis, and reporting of factory performance data.
  • Strengthen efforts to address social compliance issues in deeper tiers of the supply chain including, but not limited to, unauthorized subcontractors, laundries, embroiderers, fabric mills, informal workers, etc.
  • Evolve factory inspection and assessment model to enhance identification of root causes of compliance issues and develop more systematic training and capacity building programs to improve factory management systems to sustain compliance over time.
  • Enhance integration of corporate responsibility and social compliance issues into day-to-day business process such as sourcing strategy and decision making; enhance awareness of decision making impact by designers and merchants on factory production schedules.