Social Responsibility Implementation for Distributors

Recorded On: 05/16/2016

Join Dory Lanenter for this session on social responsibility implementation for distributors. As part of the supply chain,distributors have a responsibility and an obligation to ensure the products they place in the market are made in socially compliant factories. Compliance is about more than just product safety. This session provides in-depth guidance for what distributors can do to ensure their suppliers are using socially compliant factories. This session qualifies as an "elective" under the Product Safety Aware Program.

Recommended Pre-Requisites:

  • Principles of Fair Labor and Responsibility Sourcing
  • Social Compliance and Global Supply Chains
  • Monitoring the Supply Chain

Dory Lanenter

Corporate Social Responsibility and Product Integrity Consultan

Dory is the Corporate Social Responsibility and Product Integrity Consultant for AsiaInspection. Dory Lanenter brings his expertise in corporate social responsibility and product integrity to the supplier audit programs team of AsiaInspection, a global quality control and compliance services provider. As a certified social compliance auditor, Dory supports AsiaInspection's North American operations, helping AI's clients ensure ethics and sustainability throughout their supply chains.

Tim Brown, MAS

Executive Director - Operations

Tim Brown, MAS is the Executive Director - Operations at Quality Certification Alliance (QCA).

Tim is the former product responsibility manager for PPAI. In 2013 he brought his background in supplier relations, sourcing, and vendor compliance to his role at PPAI with the intent of driving member advocacy and communicating the product responsibility subject throughout the industry. Brown worked at Cintas Promotional Products, as the supplier relationship manager where he implemented industry leading supplier management best practices. He has served on the Quality Certification Alliance (QCA) Distributor Advocacy Council, as well as on the board of directors for Tri-State Promotional Products Association (TSPPA) as the 2012 president. He also served as a member of PPAI's Product Responsibility Action Group (PRAG). Because of his leading efforts in product safety and supply chain best practices, he was named one of the 2012 PPB Rising Stars.


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