RLabs is a member of the GatherWell Network RLabs Zimbabwe is a partnership with RLabs South Africa and Op-Lab, which is short for “Opportunities Laboratory.” Op-Lab specializes in using social franchise to create opportunities within communities. Rlabs is a global movement and registered Social Enterprise that provides innovative solutions to address various complex problems. It […]
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LaborVoices brings unprecedented transparency to supply chain management to improve social responsibility. In this short audio lecture, Dr. Kohl Gill, CEO of LaborVoices, Inc., discusses his company’s mobile technology platform. He uses crowdsourcing to let workers’ voices bring accountability to supply chain management. Dr. Gill believes that real time information drives improvement in workforce management from both a social responsibility and operational perspective. In this Social Innovation Conversations, Stanford University podcast, Dr. Gill shows how LaborVoices helps to create real-time, long-term relations and communication from supply chain executives to the factory floor. This supports accountability across all stakeholders, creates a better overall work environment, and improves social, environmental, and company performance.
Dr. Kohl S. Gill is the CEO of LaborVoices, Inc., providing intelligence to global workers and supply chain executives. Dr. Gill served in the U.S. State Department, as the South Asia and Middle East Labor Affairs Officer for the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor. Dr. Gill served as an Indicorps Fellow in the slum areas of Delhi, India, fighting both petty and grand corruption at the local level. Dr. Gill is a graduate of the California Institute of Technology and the University of California, Santa Barbara, with a Ph.D. for his work in semiconductor physics.
Voolla is a member of the GatherWell Network Stephanie Downs, the Founder and Chief Volunteer at Voolla, started volunteering when she found herself burned out about a year into starting a business in 1999. She needed to do something that took her away from work, so she started volunteering at an animal shelter. After […]
“My tax dollars are subsidizing your ability to buy boneless, skinless chicken breast at Walmart” says Farm to Table‘s dynamic leader Sarah Fritzchner. She led the audience at SOCAP13 through the maze of structural elements that lead to this conclusion. The underpaid worker at the mainstream food processor who ends up on Government subsidies is central. […]
Hungry for okra, collards, and trout? In Appalachia, you can now get all your soul food cravings from local farmers.