Name of Resource
Production Chain Monitoring Program
Corporate initiative/risk assessment
Country / jurisdiction
Brazilian Textile Retail Association/Social Accountability Accreditation Services
Date of initiative
13 August 2018
The Brazilian Textile Retail Association (ABVTEX) represents Brazil’s largest fashion retail chains that focuses on social responsibility, compliance and the promotion of decent work. This programme promotes a relationship between ABVTEX and the Social Accountability Accreditation Services (SAAS), the global accreditation body whose mission is to support the implementation of social and labour standards. The objective of the relationship is to collaborate in order to maintain the highest quality standard. The programme consists of the SAAS monitoring ABVTEX Program, which has been fighting the use of child and irregular foreign labour.