"Learning from Crisis: Apparel Industry Expert on Mitigating the COVID-19 Pandemic and Future Crises" Live Debate
Join us on Wednesday, February 8th at 9:00 a.m. for a live debate on the Cornell Global Labor Institute’s third and last paper on COVID-19 supported by the ILO: “Learning from Crisis: Apparel Industry Experts on Mitigating the COVID-19 Pandemic and Future Crises.”
Everybody wants strong social protection systems. Who pays for them?
A new paper by Cornell University’s Global Labor Institute concludes that while the industry agrees more social protection is a must, nobody wants to pay for it, say Jason Judd and Matthew M Fisher Daly, co-authors of the report.
Ship Detained After ILR/ILO Workshop on Labor Abuse Among Fishers
A recent training by the ILO, in collaboration with Cornell’s New Conversations Project, has resulted in the South African government detaining a foreign-flagged fishing vessel suspected of engaging in labor abuses.
The Clean Clothes Campaign says ILR’s Global Labor Institute's (formerly the New Conversations Project) recent report confirms the need for fashion brands to sign a binding global agreement on severance pay.
“Security for Apparel Workers: Alternative Models” Live Debate
Join us on Tuesday, 31 May at 9 a.m. Eastern (3 p.m. CET and 7 p.m. Dhaka) for a live debate about a global severance program with IndustriALL General Secretary Atle Høie, President of Sommilito Garment Sramik Federation Nazma Akter and others.
ILR and ILO Make Suggestions to Help Fishers in Southeast Asia
Researchers from ILR’s New Conversations Project and the International Labour Organization have documented problems faced by fishers, especially migrants, during the pandemic and provided a list of potential policy changes to effect change.
“Repeat, Regain or Renegotiate?” NCP Working Paper No. 2 asks What's the future of apparel?
Cornell NCP's Jason Judd and Lowell Jackson plot the decades-long, pre-pandemic trajectories of apparel industry consolidation, automation, e-commerce, sourcing patterns, and governance of labor practices against three possible scenarios for the industry in the post-pandemic era. This paper also appears as an ILO Better Work Discussion Paper.
Is private regulation working? Book launch with Sourcing Journal on May 25
New Conversations Project and the Sourcing Journal presents a live book launch and debate on Sarosh Kuruvilla's new book, Private Regulation of Labor Standards in Global Supply Chains on Tuesday, May 25.
Live Debate: Repeat, Regain or Re-negotiate? The post-COVID future of global apparel
Cornell NCP hosts a live virtual debate on Tuesday, October 12 on NCP's new paper on the future of the apparel industry: 'Repeat, Regain or Re-negotiate?' The analyses track apparel industry concentration, climate crisis impacts, automation, shifting sourcing patterns and public-vs-private regulation for three post-pandemic scenarios.
NCP launches live workshops and training programs for various stakeholders in the sustainability eco-system regarding labor standards in global supply chains. These workshops and courses are relevant to global corporations, auditing firms, NGOs, consulting companies, labor unions, and others.
NCP at OECD: Is Social Dialogue Part of Fashion's Post-COVID Cure?
NCP and the Strategic Partnership for Garment Supply Chain Transformation led a session sharing NCP's mapping of social dialogue in response to the COVID-19 pandemic at the 2021 OECD Due Diligence Forum.
NCP Event: How do we fix trade policy to help workers?
What has to change in U.S. trade policy to improve labor practices in global supply chains? Join the Cornell ILR School's New Conversations Project and Sandra Polaski, Senior Research Scholar at Boston University’s Global Development Policy Center, on 19 January 2021.