Links Page

Global Standards has compiled a list of useful links on the Web for those interested in more information on Vietnam, Labor Standards, and Codes of Conduct.

Codes of Conduct


Fair Labor Association (FLA)


WRAP (Worldwide Responsible Apparel Production)

Clean Clothes Campaign (Apparel Code)

Ethical Trade Initiative (ETI)

Adidas SOE

Levi Strauss

Liz Claiborne

Nike Code of Conduct


Articles, Reports and Papers 


Should Companies Care? by Geoffrey Colvin (Fortune Magazine)

Who's Who in Codes of Conduct by William A Douglas

Child Labor in Transition in Vietnam by Eric Edmunds and Carrie Turk (World Bank)

Can Corporate Codes of Conduct Promote Labor Standards? (Thailand)

Developing Effective Mechanisms for Implementing Labor Rights in the Global Economy by ILRF for Workers in the Global Economy Project

Voluntary Codes of Conduct: Do they Strengthen or Undermine Government Regulation and Worker Organizing? by Bob Jeffcott and Lynda Yanz

Globalisation and the Struggle for Labour Rights: An Indonesian View by Vedi Hadiz

Social Accountability in Central America by Tim Vickery

Corporate Social Responsibility in Vietnam: The athletic shoe industry and labor issues  (World Bank)

Labor Links


The Global Compact

Fundamental ILO Conventions

The International Labor Rights Fund

Fair Trade

Business for Social Responsibility (BSR)

Clean Clothes Campaign

Prince of Wales Business Leaders Forum

Global Alliance

Vietnam Links


Mekong Sources


Vietnam Globe

Lao Dong (Labor) Newspaper (Vietnamese)

Nguoi Lao Dong (Laborer) Newspaper (Vietnamese)

Vietnam News

UNDP (Vietnam)

ADB (Vietnam)

World Bank (Vietnam)

For additional resources available for download direct from our web site, including information on Vietnamese labor laws and the new, revised Labor Code, please visit our Resources page: Global Standard's Download Resources Page
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