ELEVATE’s in-factory experience and business orientation give it a unique perspective by which to evaluate factory portfolios, segment to identify best opportunities for successful engagement, design programs to address the needs of each segment and/or build the policy infrastructure. The various services include:
Review social responsibility program structure and achievement in relation to the factory portfolio and determine program gaps.
From retailer social responsibility to supplier ownership programs, ELEVATE will help develop code of conduct, supplemental guidelines, policies and procedures, supplier handbooks, rating, and reporting tools.
Projects & Research
Can encompass a wide range of topics, from evaluating training needs and developing strategy, to analyzing labor broker characteristics and studying the impact on student workers and hotline effectiveness.
Baseline, benchmark and analyze your supplier and/or factory base to understand capability gaps such as social and environmental compliance preparedness, supply chain alignment, views on supplier relationship to name a few.
The increasing public profile of major social responsibility lapses makes speed of response extremely important. With the limited staffing available to retailers and brands, this is often difficult without major trade-offs. ELEVATE has the capacity to put consultants on site immediately in a crisis or turnaround situation.