Verité is a US-based NGO whose mission is to ensure that people worldwide work under safe, fair, and legal conditions. Verité's programs leverage the power of multinationals to deliver positive change for vulnerable factory and farm workers in company supply chains. The organization's partnerships with Fortune 500 companies, global NGOs, trade unions, and governments reduce child labor and forced labor; eliminate unsafe working conditions; increase incomes for workers; and decrease inequality and discrimination.
Verité was named winner of the 2007 Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship and 2011 Schwab US Social Entrepreneur of the Year. Verité is a member of the Alliance to End Slavery and Trafficking, and with 20 of the largest companies in the world a Founding Circle member of the Sustainable Apparel Coalition. Verité has regional offices in China, Southeast Asia, India, and Latin America.
Erin Klett, Special Projects Manager|
|Contact||44 Belchertown Road
Amherst, MA 01002
|Website||http://www.verite.org/ (link opens in a new window)|
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