Here are links to presentations and powerpoints from membership meetings.
Annual Membership Meeting 2014, including presentations on the pilot sweatfree cooperative contract, garment workers' wages in Haiti, and Electronics Watch, a new electronics industry monitoring consortium for public agencies, based in Europe.
The Consortium's New Sweatfree Request for Proposal Model, presentation by Stacey Foreman, Manager of the Sustainable Procurement Program, City of Portland, Oregon, and member of the Sweatfree Purchasing Consortium's Program and Compliance Committee. From the Annual Membership Meeting 2013.
Development of a Pilot Sweatfree Cooperative Contract, presentation by Monette McGuire, Buyer, City of Madison, Wisconsin, and member of the Sweatfree Purchasing Consortium's Program and Compliance Committee. From the Annual Membership Meeting 2013.
Ending Human Trafficking and Forced Labor in Government Contracting, presentations by Alison Friedman, Deputy Director, U.S. Department of State, Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, and by Mathew Blum, Associate Administrator, Office of Federal Procurement Policy. From the Annual Membership Meeting 2013.
The Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh and Public Entity Procurement, presentation by Judy Gearhart, Executive Director, International Labor Rights Forum. From the Annual Membership Meeting 2013.
The Consortium hosts teleconferences for purchasing officials on best practices in sweatshop-free government procurement. To receive invitations to these forums, please contact us.