Social & Labour Convergence Program (SLCP) launching operations in India
Post by Admin,May 28,2019.
The 'Social and Labor Convergence Programme (SLCP)', an initiative to have a standard-neutral, converged assessmentframework for the textile and clothing industry.
It is a mission to implement a Converged Assessment Framework (CAF) that supports stakeholder’s efforts to improve working conditions in global supply chains.
The CAF consists of a Data Collection Tool, a Verification Protocol and a Verifier Guidance document.
It is compatible with existing audit systems and codes of conduct. The same data set can be used by a wide range of stakeholders. It eliminates the need for repetitive audits to be carried out on the same facility.
Reduce audit fatigue: avoid duplication and reduce the number of social & labour audits by replacing current proprietary assessment tools
Increase the opportunity for greater comparability of social & labour data
Redeploy resources towards improvement actions
To improve the working conditions in textile units by allowing resources that were previously designated for compliance audits to be redirected towards the improvement of social and labour conditions.
Build mutual trust and respect, measure and understand working conditions and improve those conditions over time.