BSCI Factory Audit
The Brussels basedForeign TradeAssociation(FTA) began efforts in 2002 to establish a commonplatform for the various different European codes of conduct and monitoringsystems and to lay the groundwork for a common European monitoring system forsocial compliance.
The FTA formally founded theBusiness Social Compliance Initiative(BSCI), for the purpose of developing the tools and procedures for theEuropean Business Social ComplianceProgramme.
BSCI is a non-profit organization with its headquarters in Brussels. Itwas launchedmore than six years ago at a time of intenseexchange on how to achieve convergence in the field of corporate socialresponsibility. BSCI is open to all retail, brand and importing companiesdedicated to the improvement of working conditions in their supply chainworldwide.