Trade and Business Information

Trade Shows and Fairs Directory

  • Biz Trade Shows – a global directory of trade fairs and business events.
  • Events Eye – a good website with listing of all major trade shows.
  • China Trade Shows – fairs and trade shows in China.
  • Canton Fair – one of the biggest fairs in China.
  • TDC Fairs – trade fairs organized by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council.

Quality Testing and Standards

  • ISO – The International Organization for Standardization
  • NSSN – The National Standards Institute is the most famous search engine for standards-related information

Publications about Quality

  • QualityDigest – a magazine and a complete website dedicated to quality.

Corporate Social Responsibility

  • GRI – Global Reporting Initiative develops and disseminates globally applicable “Sustainability Reporting Guidelines” for voluntary use by organizations.
  • FLA – The Fair Labor Association a non-profit organization focusing on protecting workers’ rights and improving working conditions worldwide.
  • ILO – The International Labour Organization the tripartite UN agency promoting decent work throughout the world.
  • BSCI – The Business Social Compliance Initiative a business-driven platform for the improvement of social compliance in the global supply chain.
  • SA8000 – A global social accountability standard for decent working conditions, developed and overseen by Social Accountability International (SAI).
  • ICO – The Institute of Contemporary Observation is a Chinese civil society organization focusing on labor, law and corporate social responsibility.
  • BSR – Business for Social Responsibility works with its global network of more than 250 member companies to develop sustainable business strategies and solutions through consulting, research, and cross-sector collaboration.
  • Blue Angel – The official website of the first and oldest environment-related label in the world for products and services.
  • EcoLabel – the European Union Eco-label Homepage.

Sourcing Websites

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