Whether you’re looking for child labour remediators expertise in India, experts in labour standards assessments social auditors in China or an HSE trainer in Kenya, as a member of the Local Resources Network you now have access to a rapidly growing database of specialist, on-the-ground experts who can increase your business’s effectiveness in improving working and environmental conditions.
If you’re an organisation or individual based in a sourcing country with expertise in assessing and improving workers’ rights and ethical trade and environmental issues, you can showcase your capabilities and experience to a global audience and get in touch with retailers, brands, multinational companies, suppliers and and organisations keen to work with local advisors.
Many fruitful partnerships have already been forged on a wide variety of projects, from assessing risk in new sourcing countries to resolving major issues for workers.
"We have used the Local Resources Network to find local partners in many countries and have been pleased with their professionalism and quality of output."
Louise Nicholls, Head of Responsible Sourcing, Marks & Spencer
"It is impossible to do a decent job of mapping and improving working conditions without the social and cultural knowledge that local organisations possess."
Tone Cecilie Lie, CSR Manager, The Euro Sko Group
"LRN is a valuable network that connects our organization to the global social compliance community, and an effective facilitator for business partnerships."
Qing Zhang, manager, TAOS Network