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LABS Newsletter – October 2022

With the COVID-19 situation improving in most regions, LABS is progressing forward with onboarding factories and supporting remediations. The program achieved yet another landmark of onboarding over 350 factories globally. LABS India completed its first Factory Graduation. Over the quarter, apart from general operations, focus was centered on improving operational excellence and moving towards systems … Continue reading “LABS Newsletter – October 2022”


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LABS Newsletter – July 2022

The second quarter of 2022 was fruitful with multiple program achievements. The formal launch in Cambodia marked a key milestone for the program in May, 2022. The factory onboarding activities were initiated in Cambodia, with the initial group of Assessments conducted in June. Also in June, LABS program achieved the landmark of onboarding 300 factories … Continue reading “LABS Newsletter – July 2022”


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LABS Newsetter – April 2022

LABS achieved yet another milestone by onboarding over 250 factories across its countries of operation. We maintain a steady state of operations at factories in India. Due to a sharp increase in COVID-19 cases in Vietnam, LABS processes at factories (e.g., assessments, follow-up visits, safety training, and remediation) diminished in line with the National Government … Continue reading “LABS Newsetter – April 2022”


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LABS Program Report — August 2018 – December 2021

As we approach the end of the second full year of LABS operations, we aim to present an introduction to our approach and methodology followed by program achievements and our learnings to date.


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LABS Newsletter – January 2022

While 2021 was a challenging year regarding the completion of processes, LABS onboarded 265 factories and completed assessments at 250 factories by year’s end. We continue maintaining a steady state of operations at factories in India and Vietnam. Please find our latest newsletter with an overview of LABS’ activities for last quarter.


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LABS Newsletter – October 2021

Over this quarter, LABS achieved an important milestone by onboarding over 250 factories. We continue maintaining a steady state of operations at factories in India. However, in Vietnam due to the huge spike in COVID-19 cases across the nation, the LABS processes at factories were impeded. Please find our latest newsletter with an overview of LABS’ activities for last quarter.


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LABS Newsletter – July 2021

In the past quarter, LABS achieved yet another milestone by onboarding over 200 factories in total. We continued maintaining a steady state of operations at factories in Vietnam. In India, however, the huge spike in COVID-19 cases across the nation caused a decrease in various LABS processes at factories. Please download our latest newsletter for an overview of the LABS’ activities for last quarter.


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LABS Newsletter – April 2021

With new factory nominations incoming this year, we resumed full-scale operations and the cooperation received from Brands and Factories has been commendable. Please find our latest newsletter with an overview of LABS’ activities for last quarter.


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LABS Newsletter – January 2021

Though COVID-19 initially halted the rolling out of LABS processes, the program has seen considerable progress with sizeable numbers over the last quarter pertaining to process completion at factories.


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LABS Newsletter – October 2020

As we embark on the final stretch of 2020, we continue to focus on mitigating the impacts of COVID-19 as much as possible, whilst planning for the future as well as we can.