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LABS Initiative Launches PSAFI: A Joint Platform for Safety in the Apparel and Footwear Industry in India

The Life and Building Safety Initiative (LABS) today launched ‘Platform for Safety in Apparel and Footwear Industry (PSAFI)’, a collaborative platform aimed at promoting safety and sustainable development in the apparel and footwear industry in India. PSAFI aims to provide a trusted, neutral space for industry stakeholders to come together, discuss, and exchange ideas and … Continue reading “LABS Initiative Launches PSAFI: A Joint Platform for Safety in the Apparel and Footwear Industry in India”

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LABS Newsletter – April 2023

During the first quarter of 2023, we set the pace to strengthen the program and its reach. Globally, we completed over 600 safety trainings and 400 assessments. As an important milestone, LABS will expand into Indonesia this year and the groundwork for the launch is progressing steadily.

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LABS organizes consultation workshop on Standards & Methodology in Indonesia

In consultation with Archetype, LABS initiated work to modify the LABS Standard and Methodology for Indonesia by considering the local legal requirements against which the apparel, footwear, and accessories factories will be measured on structural, fire, and electrical safety parameters.

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LABS Annual Report 2022

We are excited to present our Annual Report for 2022, showcasing our achievements and lessons learned for the year.

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LABS Newsletter – January 2023

The final quarter of 2022 saw many activities and events which enabled the team to close the year on a high note. We thank you for your support during 2022 and we look forward to continuing to work with you in 2023!

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Platform for Gender Equality in Apparel and Footwear in Cambodia

This briefing paper outlines the overall goal and provides the outcomes from the “Platform for Gender Equality in Apparel and Footwear in Cambodia” (“The Platform”). Relevant data, opportunities, and challenges within these sectors will be provided based on the tracking of direct risks (impacting business operations) and indirect risks (impacting the value-chain flow and the … Continue reading “Platform for Gender Equality in Apparel and Footwear in Cambodia”