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Thursday, June 13 • 2:15pm - 3:30pm
Transparency with Teeth: Making supply chain data work in the apparel industry

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The conveners - Clean Clothes Campaign, ICAR, WikiRate and the Open Apparel Registry – play an active role in the push for more and better transparency in the apparel industry. More and more companies are publishing factory- level supply chain data. However, this data is far from perfect. Supplier lists on brand websites are listed in incompatible and non machine- readable formats. There is no standard update frequency. The lists are often hard to find, and are disclosed without explicit permission for reuse. Comparing and analyzing across these data sets without a unique factory identifier is difficult and time consuming. We will present the current initiatives to make this better. But more than that, we want to hear from others about their experiences and expertise that can help. Eg: - Tech companies: how to present data in attractive and accessible ways to worldwide audiences - Open data experts: how to make disclosure and updating more efficient and cost- effective. - Regulatory initiatives (think IATI) and policy makers: how to drive standardization forward With those inputs, we aim to identify the next steps forward to turn transparency into a better tool for consumers, workers and other stakeholders.

Moderators
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jill tucker

Head of Labour Rights Programme, C&A Foundation
Promoter of transparency for accountability and justice for workers in the global fashion industry.

Speakers
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Laureen van Breen

Program Manager, WikiRate
WikiRate is a collaborative research platform that focuses on the collection, analysis, and discussion of corporate ESG data. Working together with many different stakeholders the aim is to make information about the social and environmental performance of companies accessible, comparable... Read More →
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Paul Roeland

transparency lead, Clean Clothes Campaign
Passionate about providing non-profits with the best tools available. Long time activist working on the intersection of human rights, worker rights, and technology. Open source for an open world. Cat whisperer.
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Katie Shaw

Stakeholder Manager, Open Apparel Registry
Katie Shaw is the Stakeholder Manager for the Open Apparel Registry (OAR), an open source tool mapping garment facilities worldwide and allocating a unique ID to each. Katie has been working in the sustainability sector for more than a decade, following a varied background studying... Read More →


Thursday June 13, 2019 2:15pm - 3:30pm
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