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Social & Labor Convergence Program (SLCP) in Surat aim to measure working conditions of labor across the supply chain of apparel and footwear industry. SLCP initiative includes data sharing from social audits among the stakeholders to avoid creating their own audit protocols and reduce audit fatigues.
URS is verifier body for conducting SLCP assessments that enables facilities to share their SLCP verified data via the Accredited Hosts and the Gateway. This helps to interpret and score data, map data to Code of Conduct and formulate action plans for improving social & labor conditions.
SLCP in Surat has developed Converged Assessment Framework (CAF) which includes Data Collection Tool, verification methodology, and guidance documents to interpret and analyse data and information for the objective to formulate actions plans. SLCP works together with various stakeholders to develop and implement this CAF, a common tool to reduce time and money spent in multiple social audits under several audit protocols and brand’s code of conducts.SLCP follows a robust verification methodology and quality assurance through quality checks. Verification Oversight Organization (VOO) of SLCO overseas the quality of verification and integrity of data verified by verifier bodies. VOO ensures VBs meet SLCP’s strict criteria and VOOs also conduct a range of quality assessment activities including desktop reviews, duplicate verifications etc.