NEW YORK — Lee Scott, the former chief executive officer of Wal-Mart Stores, called on attendees at the CIES World Food Business Summit here this month to join the Global Social Compliance Program to help ensure that suppliers are adhering to local wage and environmental regulations. The program, which was started by CIES but is now being taken over by its successor organization, the Consumer Goods Forum, involves sharing factory audits to create a database of socially responsible ...
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