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World Emblem Mexico Earns Perfect Score for Social Compliance
World Emblem, Hollywood, Fla., recently announced its Mexico office passed the Sumerra social compliance audit with a perfect score.
Sumerra is an international audit company that ensures safe working conditions, workers’ rights and environmental stewardship by focusing on the needs of brands, factories and licensees striving to improve working conditions around the globe, according to the company.
Three main parts comprise the audit: a detailed tour of the facility; an in-depth review of working hours for 15 sampled workers; and a review of factory records and interview with 15 sampled workers.
Additionally, the audit guarantees companies will comply with all domestic rules and certain U.S. law requirements, touching on employees’ health, safety and working conditions.
“At World Emblem Mexico, we are constantly looking for areas where we can improve,” says Alberto Albarran, general director, World Emblem Mexico. “We try to accomplish this by opening communication channels and getting all employees involved in this objective.”
The World Emblem Mexico facility manufactures FlexStyle, a new series of emblem technologies that create a high-end look for several applications, featuring a wide variety of colors and textures, and even a 3D visual effect within the same emblem. The company also develops custom embroidered patches, name badges and stickers for apparel and promotional goods.
“Alberto understands the value of taking excellent care of our team,” says Randy Carr, CEO, World Emblem. “He’s created a safe, enriching and productive environment that places employee welfare first. By taking care of our team, he knows that they will take care of our clients.” — D.S.
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