US FLA helps enhance corporate social responsibilities
QĐND - Thursday, April 12, 2012, 20:34 (GMT+7)
Vice-Chairman of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), Doan Duy Khuong and President of the US Fair Labour Association (FLA) Auret Van Heerden on April 11th signed a deal for a project to improve the management of sustainable corporate social responsibilities in Vietnam.
Under the agreement, US FLA will provide technical supports for 50 garment and footwear production facilities in six Vietnamese cities and provinces, namely Hanoi, Thai Binh, Hai Duong, Dong Nai, Long An and Binh Duong.
The technical processes built by US FLA will be applied in the 50 production facilities and experts of the project will study the results and offer professional advice to Central and local policy-making agencies.
According to local officials, the project that will last two years is sponsored by the US Government via US FLA and VCCI in association with the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs, the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour, and US FLA will run the project.
Translated by Thu Nguyen