Did you know that manufacturers are sometimes held criminally accountable for infractions and damages? Yesterday, the BBC reported that 41 people face murder charges related to the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh two years ago. Learn how a social compliance audit might have prevented the factory collapse and protected the manufacturer and the workers.
Back in March, many of us were stunned to hear about the formaldehyde scandal in North America’s largest distributor of wood flooring. A story released this past Tuesday prompted me to revisit the issue of product recalls and ways to prevent these types of issues in supply chains.
How important is it to you to make sure that the product you source from China is safe for your customers? Viewed from another angle, how important is it to you that the products you buy and use are safe?