People First: Myths and realities of social compliance

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The road to achieving a social compliance certification can be a bumpy one. The Packer and Equitable Food Initiative are presenting a free webinar called Myths and Realities of Social Compliance, Tues., March 2 at 11:00 am CT.

This frank discussion among decision makers in agricultural operations will offer strategies and advice on how to implement social compliance as an investment, not a cost.

Register for this free event here.

This event will feature Karla Cook, certification manager for EFI, and Amalia Zimmerman-Lommel, director of social responsibility and human resources for Andrew & Williamson Fresh Produce/Good Farms.

Cook, who also manages the EFI Standards Committee, and Zimmerman-Lommel, who helped Andrew & Williamson/Good Farms accomplish certification at all internal farms in Mexico and two in the U.S., will speak about:

  • How social compliance translates to investing in management systems;
  • How implementing responsible practices to comply with social audits leads to improved business performance; and
  • How agricultural operations can begin working toward a social compliance certification.

Register for this free event here.


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