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UL's response

Author: UL, Published on: 9 October 2019

Thank you for the opportunity to review and respond to the Clean Clothes report.

 UL fosters safe living and working conditions for people everywhere and our mission is to make the world a safer place. Our principles of integrity, honesty, quality and fairness are core to what we do around the world. Our work is regularly audited by outside organizations to ensure compliance.

UL’s Responsible Sourcing group prides itself on our competency-based auditor training program and our ISO 17020 accredited global quality management system.

UL advocates and supports the creation of industry standards, including audit scope, auditor credentials, and auditing firm ethics and integrity infrastructure. UL continually makes meaningful enhancements to our audit programs, including continual enhancements to our audit tools, supplier guidance materials, as well as the development of corrective action and remediation programs. As an independent safety science organization, UL is committed to advancing the continuum of the social compliance industry.

UL believes we have an important role in advancing the wellbeing of workers around the world. Again, we appreciate the engagement opportunity on this very important issue.

This is a response from the following companies: UL